Phoner Alternatives for Mac
Jitsi Desktop (previously SIP Communicator) is a legacy audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption, precedessor of Jitsi Meet .
- - Jitsi Desktop is the most popular Web-based, Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Phoner.
- - Jitsi Desktop is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Phoner.
Jitsi Desktop FeaturesDiscontinued
Jitsi Desktop is not actively developed anymore: last version, released in October 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub. Its successor is Jitsi Meet
WhatsApp is an iPhone and Android messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
- - WhatsApp is the most popular Android & iPhone alternative to Phoner.
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.
- - Wire is the most popular iPad, Android Tablet & SaaS alternative to Phoner.
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.
Linphone is one of the most famous open source softphones in the world. It is fully SIP-based, for all calling, presence and IM features.
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...
Zoiper IAX & SIP multilanguage and multiplatform (Windows, Linux and Mac OS X) softphone is a VoIP soft client, meant to work with any IP-based communications systems and infrastructure.
Telephone allows you to make phone calls over the Internet or your company network. If your phone line supports SIP protocol, you can use it on your Mac instead of a physical phone anywhere you have a decent network connection.
Messenger for Desktop is a wrapper for the official client messenger.com. Therefore it works like a regular browser which can only navigate to the messenger.com web app. MFD doesn't touch your messages, account or personal data. All that is handled securely by Facebook.
Messenger for Desktop FeaturesBundleware
Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
Tkabber is a Free and Open Source client for the Jabber instant messaging system. Its writen in Tcl/Tk, and works on many platforms (tested on Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Solaris, MacOS X and Windows 98/2000/XP).
Paltalk is an instant messaging service that enables users to communicate via internet chat, voice and video chat. It offers chat rooms and the ability for users to create their own public virtual chat room.