Messenger for WhatsApp Alternatives

    Messenger for WhatsApp is described as '™ (WA Messenger) is a wrapper for WhatsApp Web. It loads WhatsApp Web in toolbar popup UI and has badge icon text notification for all new conversations (even if toolbar popup is closed)' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Messenger for WhatsApp for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great apps like Messenger for WhatsApp are Signal (Free, Open Source), Element (Freemium, Open Source), Skype (Freemium) and Matrix.org (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2021

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      Mattermost is an open source alternative to Slack.
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    1. Hard-fork of Franz, adding awesome features and removing unwanted ones.
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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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      With Viber, everyone in the world can connect. Freely. More than 460 million Viber users text, make HD-quality phone and video calls, and send photo and video messages worldwide over WiFi or 3G - for free.
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    3. Conversations is a privacy focused, open source XMPP Texting [Jabber] client for Android 4.0+ smart phones with wife-approved easy encryption [OTR, OMEMO, or GPG]. [Note] **You can download the compiled apk for free from F-Droid**: ...
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    4. Threema is a new mobile messaging app that puts security first. With true end-to-end encryption, you can rest assured that only you and the intended recipient can read your messages.
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    5. An open-source decentralized and encrypted messaging app even without internet connection via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Messages are stored securely on your device, not in the cloud. Connect directly with nearby contacts - no Internet access is required.
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    6. Franz is a free messaging app / former Emperor of Austria and combines chat & messaging services into one application. Franz currently supports Slack, WhatsApp, WeChat, HipChat and many more. You can download Franz for Mac, Windows & Linux.
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      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.
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    7. Protect your communication in transit and on your phone. Silence (formerly SMSSecure) is a full replacement for the default text messaging application: all messages are encrypted locally and messages to other Silence users are encrypted over the air.

      Discontinued

      Silence seems to be discontinued, the only commits for a long time have been translations and not code updates.

      https://git.silence.dev/Silence/Silence-Android/-/commits/master

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