Quickchat Alternatives

    Quickchat is described as 'Fast and easy video chats using your browser. There is no application or plugin to download and install. It is the fastest way to start talking to anyone using a computer' and is an website in the File Sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Quickchat, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Quickchat are Skype (Freemium), Hangouts (Free), Viber (Freemium) and Trillian (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 4, 2021

    1. Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR, ZRTP, etc.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
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      • Online
      • Android
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      • Chrome OS
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      • Android Tablet
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      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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    2. Hangouts is a messaging app that lets you send and receive messages, photos and more, and even start free video and voice calls – one to one or with a group!
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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
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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. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • KaiOS
      Cross-platform - Get closer to everyone you love with simple, high-quality video calling on iOS and Android. Make one-to-one calls - See who’s already available to connect on Duo or invite a friend to join.
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    4. FaceTime is a video calling software feature developed by Apple for the iOS and Mac OS.
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    5. 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.

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Hangouts
      What does it do: * Send/receive chat messages * Create/change conversations (rename, add people) * Leave/delete conversation * Notifications * Toggle notifications on/off * Drag-drop, copy-paste or attach-button for image upload.
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    6. Nertivia is an chat client that allows you to chat to anyone across the world. There are a lot of features that don't require you to pay at all such as, gif profile pictures, free custom emojis and more coming soon!
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