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Yap Chat Alternatives

Yap Chat is described as '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' and is an website in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Yap Chat, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, Android Tablet, iPad and Windows. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Yap Chat are Telegram X, Wickr, Snapchat and Sicher.

Yap Chat alternatives are mainly Encrypted Chat Apps but may also be Group Chat Apps or Instant Messengers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Yap Chat.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online

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  1. Telegram icon

    Telegram

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Linux Mobile
    • Android Wear
    • PortableApps.com
    • FreeBSD

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightTelegram consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeTelegram doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionTelegram has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedTelegram is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeTelegram supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineTelegram can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportTelegram support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesTelegram can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
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    Telegram X

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Telegram

    An alternative Telegram client based on TDLib, with higher speed, slicker animations and experimental features.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeTelegram X doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Wickr

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Wickr is a free end-to-end encrypted text, video, picture and voice messenger with full sender control.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionWickr has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesWickr supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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  4. Real-time picture chatting.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in Snapchat.
    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesSnapchat supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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  5. Free secure Germany-based messenger available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Sicher has true end-to-end encryption of both text messages and file attachments.

    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesSicher supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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    StealthChat

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet

    StealthChat is a new secure app for calling and chatting with your friends and partners. With advanced encryption technology, your phone calls and chat messages are private. All calls and messages are free over cellular and Wi-Fi connections.

    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesStealthChat supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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    Photo4Tune

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Photo4tune is a free application that provides a simple way to capture and share the best moments of your life on your Android phone. All the photos you post will appear on the world’s map showing the place they were taken.

    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesPhoto4Tune supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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    Discontinued

    The apps are no longer updated. Last version, 4.0, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from the Apple Appstore and Google Play Store

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    ZeeroChat

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone

    ZeeroChat - Deletes Everything!.

    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesZeeroChat supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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    Turms Messenger

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone

    Smart, quick, and fast messaging service. Send public messages to make new friends and have constant conversation, make people happy over message, and you can also send messages to your friends.

    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesTurms Messenger supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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  10. d-note

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Flask

    d-note is a self destructing notes web application that you can run on your own server. A message is created using the web form, and when submitted, a link is returned that you then send to the recipient.

    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesd-note supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
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    Discontinued

    No longer being developed. Last update was 3 years ago.

    d-note at work on Aaron Toponce's demo site
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