Skype Alternatives for Chrome OS

    There are many alternatives to Skype for Chrome OS if you are looking for a replacement. The best Chrome OS alternative is Discord, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Skype and many of them are available for Chrome OS so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Chrome OS alternatives to Skype are Hangouts (Free), Slack (Freemium), LINE (Freemium) and Google Duo (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

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      Whether you’re part of a school club, a gaming group, a worldwide art community, or just a handful of friends that want to spend time together, Discord makes it easy to talk every day and hang out more often. Create an invite-only place.
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      Almost everyone thinks Discord is a great alternative to Skype.
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      At least Discord allows us to choose our username.
      Top positive comment  about 4 years ago

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      Better design, better quality, not by Microsoft
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

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      Discord is more like a chat version of Reddit, it's intended for large crowds
      Top negative comment  over 1 year ago

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      Crashes everytime, full of errors and bugs, serious problems related to security and privacy, bad moderation, and many other reasons.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      c4334544 good but i've heard they are corrupted. not sure how true this info is
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      It's topical and server based, not individuals who can connect.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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      daynabarber38 Discord ismore convenient and less buggy
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    1. 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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      Hangouts vs Skype opinions
      Most users think Hangouts is a great alternative to Skype.
      Its email systems voice and screen sharing file send it really good. That's why it is better then skype
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

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      samnordberg Only needs a Google account. Great integration with Gmail/Inbox. Android and iOS apps, plus stand-alone web version. Easy integration with Google Voice, can send SMS or make phone calls for free (even from abroad). Best communications app in my opinion.
      Top positive comment  almost 4 years ago

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      Google discontinued vocal and vido calls in Hangouts.
      Top negative comment  9 months ago

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      More professional and easy to use than than most of the alternatives, and just like Skype, it has a strong focus on conference calls, via audio/video.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      alexsokol Good audio and video calls.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      camck Good for texting, and video chating
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      Katzen_Gott Hangouts do not support Skype protocol
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

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    2. Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.
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      Slack vs Skype opinions
      Most users think Slack is a great alternative to Skype.
      Ola With the new VOIP it has replaced Skype in our office.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      TNovak Prefer it to Skype in a Commercial environment
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      georgecoem Both great for separate purposes
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      LINE is a Japanese proprietary application for instant messaging on smartphones and PCs. Line users exchange text messages, graphics, video and audio media, make free VoIP calls, and hold free audio or video conferences.
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      LINE vs Skype opinions
      Most users think LINE is a great alternative to Skype.
      gyasettin Line is more responsive and reliable than Skype on mobile phones.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      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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      Almost everyone thinks Google Duo is a great alternative to Skype.


    3. Kosmi is a free real time application and communication platform that offers voice, text and video calls along with games and applications such as SNES Party, NES Party, OpenArena, Poker, Virtual Cardtables, Synced YouTube and Cowatch Video.
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    4. kMeet is a videoconferencing solution that respects your privacy for all your discussions. No e-mail address, no advertising and no registration are required. Your discussions are not analysed and are only transmitted through Infomaniak servers in Switzerland.
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    5. FreeConferenceCall.com is an easy way to conduct free HD audio conference calls including audio, video and screen sharing with up to 1,000 participants at no charge.
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      Team.biz is a messaging service for companies, teams, and professionals. Team administration, group messaging, add guests, text (SMS and MMS), open and private topics, drag & drop image and doc sharing, edit messages, view message history, and more.
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    6. Pickapp allows you to make secure video and voice calls. Call your chrome user friends anytime! While chrome is running you can receive calls.

      Discontinued

      The extension seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.2.2, released in October 2014, can be still downloaded from Chrome Web Store.

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