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 Jul 29, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. Features of Patch Unlike modded apks no backend tracking or ads. Completely open code (txt files) thus no privacy concerns.
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    3. Daily is an audio and video API. Easily build video chats in your web or mobile apps with an API built on top of WebRTC or drop in the Prebuilt UI for fast video conferencing integration. 1,000 person video and audio calls. HIPAA compliant.
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    4. TorChat is a peer to peer instant messenger with a completely decentralized design, built on top of Tor's location hidden services, giving you extremely strong anonymity while being very easy to use without the need to install or configure anything.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed since 2014. Last version, 0.9.9.553, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    5. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Opera
      • Brave
      • Chromium
      • Firefox
      FortKnoxster is a multidevice easy-to-use private and secure messaging, calling, crypto wallet and cloud storage, using advanced end-to-end encryption and leveraging on blockchain technology.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Pinger lets you text and talk free with the people you care about most, anywhere on the planet. Tap a picture and you'll see all of your communications—texts, pics, calls, voicemails—all in one place.
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    6. Yap is an ephemeral, real-time chat room with up to six participants. Your messages appear and disappear as quickly as you type them, which means unless you pay attention to what everyone says (for once), you’ll miss it.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Fully open source instant messaging server and clients. No proprietary components or non-free dependencies. Backend in pure Go (GPL 3.0), with a command-line administration tool in python + gRPC. Clients for Android, iPhone, and Web - ReactJS (all licensed under Apache 2.0).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Sailfish OS
      Cyanide is Tox client for Sailfish OS .
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