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MainFrame Alternatives

MainFrame is described as 'Email is slow, archaic, painful. With Mainframe you can have real-time communication built for the mobile era' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MainFrame for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Slack, which is free. Other great apps like MainFrame are Microsoft Teams, Ripcord, Dialog Messenger and Threads.

MainFrame alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Team Collaboration Tools or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MainFrame.
This page was last updated Aug 5, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

Email is slow, archaic, painful. With Mainframe you can have real-time communication built for the mobile era.

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  1. Slack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.

  2. Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365 that integrates your team's people, content, and tools to be increase engagement and efficacy.



  3. Ripcord

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Discord
    • Slack

    Ripcord is a desktop chat client for group-centric services like Slack and Discord. It provides a traditional compact desktop interface designed for power users.

  4. Dialog Messenger

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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.

  5. Threads

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Threads is a platform designed to make work more inclusive by empowering teams to discuss and make decisions at scale.



  6. Carrot.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    When teamwork gets too noisy and overwhelming, leaders struggle to communicate effectively with their teams. With Carrot, leaders rise above the noise to communicate what matters.

  7. Wey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Fast open source Slack desktop app, written in Node.js with native UI powered by the Yue library.

  8. Plumm

    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Single collaborative customer support dashboard for all of your projects. Chat with your customers and your team members using single workspace. If it's an email sent to support@yourproject1.com or a chat request from yourproject2.com, it all goes into the same Plumm inbox.

  9. Done Hui

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    No need to switch between multiple pieces of software to get through the workday.

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