LINE is described as 'Japanese proprietary application for instant messaging on smartphones and PCs' and is a well-known app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to LINE for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Android Tablet, iPad and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great apps like LINE are Signal (Free, Open Source), Element (Free Personal, Open Source), Skype (Freemium) and Wire (Free Personal, Open Source).
- Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more. View 192 alternatives to Facebook Messenger
- Free • Proprietary
- Windows S
- Android Tablet
- Windows Phone
- Apple Watch
- Android Wear
- Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, video chat, and file transfers over many different protocols. View 150 alternatives to Empathy
Empathy is currently unmaintained. Last version, 3.25, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.
- Free • Open Source
- Dialog Messenger is a customized self-hosted platform usable across multi operation systems simultaneously. dialog provides SDK tools for client interface as well as for server. View 212 alternatives to Dialog Messenger
- Free Personal • Proprietary
- Software as a Service (SaaS)