Line2 Alternatives

    Line2 is described as 'VoIP phone service that lets you call & text from a separate phone number via WiFi or 3G/4G/LTE. At a small premium, Text & call ANYONE in the US/Canada, forwarding & more. Pick any phone number' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Line2 for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, Online / Web-based, iPad and Windows. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Line2 are Zulip (Free Personal, Open Source), Google Voice (Free), Trillian (Freemium) and MicroSIP (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 12, 2021

    1. Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR, ZRTP, etc.
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    2. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.
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    3. Google Voice gives you one number for all your phones, voicemail organized in an email format, free US long distance calls, low rates on international calls, and many free calling features, including transcripts, call blocking, call screening, conference calling, SMS, and more.
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      davecortright Free and does many of the same things
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    4. Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone.
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    5. MicroSIP is a free portable SIP softphone for Windows based on PJSIP stack.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Hangouts
      What does it do: * Send/receive chat messages * Create/change conversations (rename, add people) * Leave/delete conversation * Notifications * Toggle notifications on/off * Drag-drop, copy-paste or attach-button for image upload.
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    6. Messenger for Desktop is a wrapper for the official client messenger.com. Therefore it works like a regular browser which can only navigate to the messenger.com web app. MFD doesn't touch your messages, account or personal data. All that is handled securely by Facebook.

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    7. Messenger Lite is a fast and data-efficient messaging app to reach the people in your life. Installs quickly. It's less than 10MB to install, saving storage space on your phone. Saves data. It loads fast, runs efficiently and uses less mobile data.
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    8. Facechat - Facebook dating. Meet new friends around the world. Free online chat rooms LIVE! no e-mail, no password, no registration, 100% anonymous, chat in your own language.
    9. KakaoTalk is a phone number based messenger service that allows users anywhere in the world to chat one-to-one or in a group for free.
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