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Paltalk Alternatives for Linux

Paltalk is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Skype, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Paltalk and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Paltalk are Wire, Zulip, Trillian and 3CX.

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

    Skype

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    310 alternatives to Skype 

    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.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use Skype to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    2.  VoiP CallsSkype allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    3.  LightweightSkype consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Live Captions TranslationSkype can add captions to a video call, audio messages or multimedia file and translate them in real time.
    5.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Skype using IFTTT.
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    Call on Windows
  2. Wire icon

    Wire

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    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    256 alternatives to Wire 

    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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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionWire has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  VoiP CallsWire allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use Wire to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    4.  Privacy focusedWire is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Multiple Account supportWire support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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    Zulip

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    • Self-Hosted
    219 alternatives to Zulip 

    Zulip is the only modern team chat app that is designed for both live and asynchronous conversations. Zulip topics create a separate space for each discussion, so different conversations will never get in each other's way.

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    Trillian

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    142 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.

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    3CX

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    • Self-Hosted
    • Microsoft Exchange Server
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    • Microsoft Office Suite
    32 alternatives to 3CX 

    The 3CX Phone System is the software-based private branch exchange (PBX) Phone system based on the SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) standard and enables extensions to make calls via the public switched telephone network (PSTN) or via Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services...

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    Mixsii

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    92 alternatives to Mixsii 

    Free Video Chat Rooms for teens, adults, family, and friends.

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    1.  VoiP CallsMixsii allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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    Messenger for WhatsApp

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    191 alternatives to Messenger for WhatsApp 

    Messenger for WhatsApp™ (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).

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    1.  VoiP CallsMessenger for WhatsApp allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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    Camfrog

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    78 alternatives to Camfrog 

    Free live webcam video chat room software for multiple desktop platforms including mobile platforms like iOS and Android.

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    Gyach

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    82 alternatives to Gyach 

    Gyach is a GTK+ based Yahoo! Chat client.

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    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.9.8, released in July 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    Spreed

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    143 alternatives to Spreed 

    Spreed is the worldwide unified web conferencing service offering integrated web and telephone conferencing. It is based on Flash Player. Free service includes 3 attendees and max 1.5h meetings. Single events or monthly service can be purchased.

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    1.  PDF annotationSpreed support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    2.  Screen SharingYou can use Spreed to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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