Skype Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Skype for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Discord, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Skype and loads of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Skype are Telegram (Free), Signal (Free, Open Source), Tox (Free, Open Source) and Wire (Free Personal, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

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      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. Use Linphone for free, and enjoy its intuitive interface and advanced features with our free SIP service or with an existing SIP account.
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      Almost everyone thinks Linphone is a great alternative to Skype.
      Allows voice, video and text converstaions
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      Mattermost is an open source, self-hosted Slack alternative.
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      Most users think Mattermost is a great alternative to Skype.
      MasteLrugarius Its oriented on enterprize
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    1. Zoom is a video communication company that provides remote conferencing services that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration.
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      jwr Video-conferencing that actually works!
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    2. Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.
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      Almost everyone thinks Rocket.Chat is a great alternative to Skype.
      edlee Good alternative to Slack because it is free and self-hosted.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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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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      Viber vs Skype opinions
      Most users think Viber is a great alternative to Skype.
      Nearly all features that Skype offers plus CALL TRANSFERS from one device to another.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      walkerrobin79 had no problems until now and really high security standards
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      edlee Viber is a poor clone of WhatsApp
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    3. TeamSpeak is a proprietary Voice over IP software that allows users to speak on a chat channel with other users, much like a telephone conference call. A TeamSpeak user will often wear a headset with an integrated microphone.
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      TeamSpeak vs Skype opinions
      Most users think TeamSpeak is a great alternative to Skype.
      Self-hosted, privacy, encrypted, free license for 32 slots
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    4. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.
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    5. Franz is a free messaging app / former Emperor of Austria and combines chat & messaging services into one application. Franz currently supports Slack, WhatsApp, WeChat, HipChat and many more. You can download Franz for Mac, Windows & Linux.
      Franz vs Skype opinions
      Most users think Franz is a great alternative to Skype.
      There is no video call function in this application
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    6. 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.
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    7. FaceTime is a video calling software feature developed by Apple for the iOS and Mac OS.
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      FaceTime vs Skype opinions
      Almost everyone thinks FaceTime is a great alternative to Skype.
      requirements: MacOS 10.6.6 or later
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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