Free Telegram Alternatives

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

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
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      Peach lets you share what you feel, think, see, hear, and do—vividly. Peach connects you with friends and gives you freedom, so you can keep up with each other in a real and personal way.
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    1. Boosted version of the telegram bot API. It has all of the official telegram bot API features plus: - Downloading of files up to 1.5 GB in size - Anonymous file storage (the URL of downloaded files does not contain your bot's token)
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      WhatsApp desktop client, based on the official WhatsApp web app. Build with Electron.
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      Is one of the fastest and lightest unofficial versions of telegram that like the original application uses telegram APIs and directly connects to the main telegram server. In terms of security, there are no differences between telegram and Igram.
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      R&Q is a little instant messaging client for the ICQ protocol, fork of Rejetto's &RQ. It is simple, fast, takes a little more than 1 MB disk space and doesn't need setup.
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      ShMessenger Mobile is a free instant messaging client for mobile phones, which supports YMSG (Yahoo!), MSN and GTalk protocols. In just a few minutes, you can chat with your friends on Yahoo!, MSN or GTalk from your mobile phone.

      Discontinued

      Latest version 2011

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      4talk IM service is a complete IM service for communicating with your phone contacts using your PC in the office or at home. You can transfer files and messages and access your correspondence from your mobile devices.
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      • Android Wear
      TextMe is an easy to use messaging application that allows you to send unlimited text, voice, pics, video messages to any mobile phone number in United States, Canada, Mexico, China and more than 40 countries in the World for FREE.
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    2. With Brave Together you can safely start video calls and invite anyone, requires Brave Browser.
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    3. Maadly is a social networking app where users share snippets of their everyday lives to others from around the world at random. No following or friending required. The fun is that you never know who'll receive or decide to engage with your beat.
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