Self-Hosted WhatsApp Alternatives

    WhatsApp is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are plenty of alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Element. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Matrix.org or Jitsi Meet. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to WhatsApp and 11 are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to WhatsApp are Wire (Free Personal, Open Source), Kontalk Messenger (Free, Open Source), Dialog Messenger (Free Personal) and XMPP (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 26, 2021

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Windows
    • Android Tablet
    • Online
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Windows Phone
    • Blackberry
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Self-Hosted
    • Android Wear
    • Chrome OS
    • Kindle Fire
    • Apple Watch
    • Windows S
    • BSD
    • Windows Mobile
    • Google Chrome

    Features

    • Group chat
    • Chat
    • Messaging
    • Encrypted chat
    • Video calling
    • Video chat
    • Voice Call
    • Voice chat
    • End-to-End Encryption
    • Secure Chat
    • Voice messages
    • Xmpp
    • Privacy focused
    • Integrated File Sharing
    • Decentralized
    • Real time collaboration
    • Video Conferencing
    • SMS Messaging
    • Text messaging
    • Stickers

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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