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Linphone Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Linphone for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Jitsi Desktop, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Linphone and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Linphone are Tox, Jami, Wire and FluffyChat.

Linphone alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Group Chat Apps or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Linphone.
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  1. Jitsi Desktop (previously SIP Communicator) is a legacy audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption, precedessor of Jitsi Meet .

    Discontinued

    Jitsi Desktop is not actively developed anymore: last version, released in October 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub. Its successor is Jitsi Meet icon Jitsi Meet

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    Most users think Jitsi Desktop is a great alternative to Linphone.
  2. With the rise of widespread government monitoring programs, Tox is an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and loved ones without anyone else listening in.

    The Universal Tox Client. A Tox client that runs on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, FreeBSD & the web. Written in JS using React & React Native / electron.
    Tox vs Linphone opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Tox is still a legitimate alternative to Linphone, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Linphone is an SIP client and connects to VOIP services, Tox is not an SIP client but rather a secure messaging client

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    Jami (formerly GNU Ring, SFLphone) positions itself as a potential free Skype replacement

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    Wire

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
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    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Wire is the most secure collaboration platform featuring messenger, voice, video, conference calls, file-sharing, and external collaboration –all protected by the most secure end-to-end-encryption.

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    Wire vs Linphone opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Wire is still a legitimate alternative to Linphone, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Linphone provides a SIP client interoperable with many standards-compliant VOIP services. Wire is not a SIP client instead it provides access to proprietary VOIP network.

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  5. FluffyChat is an open, nonprofit and cute matrix messenger app for Ubuntu Touch, Android and iOS.

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    Status

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Android
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    • F-Droid
    • APK Downloader

    Chat, browse and transact securely in an open source community committed to bringing the power of Ethereum and a more distributed internet to your pocket.

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  7. FaceTime is a video calling software feature developed by Apple for the iOS and Mac OS.

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    Imo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • iPad

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    YakYak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Hangouts

    Desktop client for Google Hangouts.

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    Zoiper

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone

    Zoiper IAX & SIP multilanguage and multiplatform (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) softphone is a VoIP soft client, meant to work with any IP-based communications systems and infrastructure.

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