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    Wire is described as 'is the most secure collaboration platform featuring messenger, voice, video, conference calls, file-sharing, and external collaboration –all protected by the most secure end-to-end-encryption' and is a very popular Group Chat in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Wire for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Online / Web-based, Windows and iPad. Most alternatives are Group Chats, Video Calling Apps and Instant Messengers. The best alternative is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Wire are Telegram (Free), Element (Freemium, Open Source), Discord (Freemium) and Jitsi Meet (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 19, 2022

    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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      Almost everyone thinks Signal is a great alternative to Wire.
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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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      Telegram vs Wire opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Telegram is still a legitimate alternative to Wire, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      alexlehm the public channels are a lot of fun
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      Excellent app with a focus on innovation and good security options.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Not encrypted by default, to use encryption you're locked to a proprietary (potentially insecure) protocol on a single device.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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      Not encrypted by default, to use encryption you're locked to a proprietary (potentially insecure) protocol on a single device.
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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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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      Most users think Element is a great alternative to Wire.
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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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      Discord vs Wire opinions
      Some users think Discord is a great alternative to Wire, some don't.
      RemovedUser Only voice chat is encrypted (but it's on to-do list)
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    3. Go ahead, video chat with the whole team. In fact, invite everyone you know. Jitsi Meet is a fully encrypted, 100% open source video conferencing solution that you can use all day, every day, for free — with no account needed. What else can you do with Jitsi Meet?
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      Jitsi Meet vs Wire opinions
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      Jitsi Meet doesn't have any chat function when a call is over, the messages will disappear so cannot be used as a messenger app.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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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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      Skype vs Wire opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Skype is still a legitimate alternative to Wire, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      arndtadler Skype is not as reliable because it is not open Source, the Encryption is not clear it does not aim at privacy and the developing company has shared and will share information with unreliable US-Government agencies.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    4. 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 Wire opinions
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      leilairanmanesh22 They are both focused on providing collaboration for organizations
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    5. 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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      Almost everyone thinks Tox is a great alternative to Wire.
    6. 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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    7. 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 Wire opinions
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      Hangouts is not privacy focused and Google collects data
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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