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Skype Alternatives

Skype is described as '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' and is a leading Group Chat app in the social & communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Skype for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Discord, which is free. Other great apps like Skype are Telegram, Signal, Tox and Wire.

Skype 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 Skype.
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  1. Mini WA+ icon

    Mini WA+

    • Android
    197 alternatives to Mini WA+ 

    Custom Patch for Whatsapp.

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    1.  VoiP CallsMini WA+ allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
  2. Tango icon

    Tango

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    107 alternatives to Tango 

    Tango allows you to easily connect with friends & family or make new friends. Make video & voice calls, send text messages, play games, send music messages powered by Spotify and more all for free.

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    1.  VoiP CallsTango allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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  3. Mirotalk icon

    Mirotalk

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    34 alternatives to Mirotalk 

    Powered by WebRTC, Real-time video call, chat room and screen sharing entirely browser based.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use Mirotalk to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    Mixsii

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10
    • Apple TV
    • Kindle Fire
    100 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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    TeamLink

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    38 alternatives to TeamLink 

    TeamLink is one of the most advanced video and web conference solutions that enables teams and partners working together from anywhere at anytime. It offers the lowest latency and crystal clear audio and video with global connectivity.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use TeamLink to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    2.  PortableTeamLink can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    VideoMeeting

    • Online
    246 alternatives to VideoMeeting 

    VideoMeeting is a free and open source video conference solution built to have video calls and chats using your web browser. It is a pure web application based on WebRTC that can provide communication features within your web browser.

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    1.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in VideoMeeting without registration.
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    Paltalk

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Kindle Fire
    66 alternatives to Paltalk 

    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.

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    FreeConference.com

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    131 alternatives to FreeConference.com 

    Connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime – without the fuss! FreeConference.com lets you hold free conference calls in HD audio with up to 400 people at a time and download free online meetings with video chat and screen sharing. All FREE, with no hidden contracts or fees.

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    1.  VoiP CallsFreeConference.com allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    2.  Screen SharingYou can use FreeConference.com to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    3.  Desktop SharingFreeConference.com enables you to share your screen with other people in the same office or working remotely.
    4.  Sync with Google CalendarFreeConference.com can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    Join or host a virtual conference call that is just like being in a meeting room.
    Try us today!
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    JumpChat

    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    51 alternatives to JumpChat 

    Jump into a video chat with your friends without the need for creating accounts. Chat using just a WebRTC supported browser or phone.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use JumpChat to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in JumpChat without registration.
    Discontinued

    The online chat is still working, but the project seems quite abandoned. The iOS app is no longer available and last Android version, 1.1.9.3, dates back to October 2015

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    Around

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet
    126 alternatives to Around 

    Meetings don't have to crush your soul. Discover radically unique video calls designed to help hybrid-remote teams create, collaborate and celebrate together.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use Around to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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