AlternativeTo Logo

OctroTalk Alternatives

OctroTalk is described as 'Jabber/Gtalk client with support for GTalk (GMail) audio and Video calls. OctroTalk also supports SIP calling (through a provider of your choice)' and is a instant messenger in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to OctroTalk for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Jitsi Desktop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OctroTalk are Pidgin, Facebook Messenger, Trillian and Adium.

OctroTalk alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Video Calling Apps or Group Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OctroTalk.
This page was last updated
  • Mac
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • Windows Phone
  • iPad

OctroTalk is an Jabber/Gtalk client with support for GTalk (GMail) audio and Video calls. OctroTalk also supports SIP...

Learn more about OctroTalk

  1. Jitsi Desktop icon

    Jitsi Desktop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    70 alternatives to Jitsi Desktop 

    Jitsi Desktop (previously SIP Communicator) is a legacy audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption, precedessor of Jitsi Meet .

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Privacy focusedJitsi Desktop is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Jitsi Desktop without registration.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsJitsi Desktop can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Multiple Account supportJitsi Desktop support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    5.  Desktop SharingJitsi Desktop enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    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

    Contact list
    Call Window in an Audio/Video call.
  2. Pidgin icon

    Pidgin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    116 alternatives to Pidgin 

    Pidgin is an easy to use, multi-protocol chat client client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, XMPP, and more chat networks all at once. It has built-in support for NSS, offering client-to-server message encryption for protocols that support it.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsPidgin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportPidgin support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  VoiP CallsPidgin allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    4.  PortablePidgin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Pidgin chat window
    Contact window


  3. Facebook Messenger icon

    Facebook Messenger

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    195 alternatives to Facebook Messenger 

    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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  VoiP CallsFacebook Messenger allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    2.  Face FilterFacebook Messenger uses augmented reality to overlay visual effects/elements on a live video or image.
    3.  Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in Facebook Messenger.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
  4. Trillian icon

    Trillian

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad
    140 alternatives to Trillian 

    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.

    Screenshot
  5. Adium icon

    Adium

    72 alternatives to Adium 

    Adium is a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X, written using Mac OS Xs Cocoa API, released under the GNU GPL and developed by the Adium team. Based on the libpurple protocol library, Adium can connect you to any number of messaging accounts on any...

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
    Screenshot


  6. Empathy icon

    Empathy

    • Linux
    • BSD
    141 alternatives to Empathy 

    Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, video chat, and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application.

    Discontinued

    Empathy is currently unmaintained. Last version, 3.25, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Screenshot
  7. ICQ icon

    ICQ

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    103 alternatives to ICQ 

    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).

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    ICQ for Windows
  8. Kopete icon

    Kopete

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    47 alternatives to Kopete 

    Kopete is an instant messenger supporting AIM, ICQ, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, Novell GroupWise Messenger, and more. It is designed to be a flexible and extensible multi-protocol system suitable for personal and enterprise use.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  9. Miranda NG icon

    Miranda NG

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    24 alternatives to Miranda NG 

    Miranda New Generation is a successor of a popular multi-protocol instant messaging client for Windows - Miranda IM . Very light on system resources and extremely fast.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMiranda NG can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  PortableMiranda NG can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
  10. Psi+ icon

    Psi+

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    43 alternatives to Psi+ 

    Psi is a cross-platform powerful XMPP client designed for experienced users. Psi+ is a development branch of Psi with rolling release development model.

    Users who wants to receive new features and bug fixes very quickly may use Psi+ on daily basis. Users who do not care about ne.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  VoiP CallsPsi+ allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 40 alternatives
AlternativeTo