Tencent QQ Alternatives

    Tencent QQ is described as ', generally referred to as QQ, is the most popular free instant messaging computer program in Mainland China, and has over 856.2 million users. In April 2010, QQ.com ranked 10th overall in Alexas internet rankings' and is a Instant Messenger in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Tencent QQ for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, Online / Web-based and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great apps like Tencent QQ are Signal (Free, Open Source), Element (Freemium, Open Source), Skype (Freemium) and Tox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

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      Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.
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    1. Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.
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    2. Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.
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      Skype 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.
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    3. With the rise of widespread government monitoring programs, Tox is an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and loved ones without anyone else listening in.
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    4. WhatsApp is an iPhone and Android messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. In addition to basic messaging WhatsApp users can create groups, send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages.
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    5. 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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    6. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.
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    7. Conversations is a privacy focused, open source XMPP Texting [Jabber] client for Android 4.0+ smart phones with wife-approved easy encryption [OTR, OMEMO, or GPG].
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    8. Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more.
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