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MyChat Alternatives

MyChat is described as 'instant messenger that works in LAN and over the Internet. Reliable in slow connections. Do not require too many system resources. The program has its own server where a user control everything happening in the chat' and is a Group Chat app in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MyChat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Skype, which is free. Other great apps like MyChat are Slack, WhatsApp, Mattermost and Rocket.Chat.

MyChat alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Instant Messengers or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MyChat.
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  1. Skype icon

    Skype

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com

    Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call over the internet. Users can also call landlines and mobiles at competitive rates using Skype credit, premium accounts and subscriptions.

    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Skype to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    ⚫︎ LightweightSkype consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Main window on MS Windows
  2. Slack icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSlack can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Slack simultaneously.
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  3. WhatsApp is an iPhone and Android messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionWhatsApp has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeWhatsApp supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationWhatsApp supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in WhatsApp.
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    Android (1)
  4. Mattermost icon

    Mattermost

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron

    Mattermost is a secure, open source platform for communication, collaboration, and workflow orchestration across tools and teams.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMattermost can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownMattermost supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  5. Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeRocket.Chat doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsRocket.Chat can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Rocket.Chat to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    Viber

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple Watch

    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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  7. 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.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Teams simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Calendar ViewMicrosoft Teams has a built-in calendar view to have a clear overview of your content over time.
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    Facebook Messenger

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    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear

    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.

    ⚫︎ Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in Facebook Messenger.
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    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.

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    ICQ

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    ICQ is one of the oldest instant messengers. First developed by the Israeli company Mirabilis, sold to AOL, sold again and currenly owned by the Russian "mail.ru" group (known for one of the largest social networks).

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    ICQ for Windows
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