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  • Telegram

  • 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.

    tags: Portable ad-free bots built-in-file-transfer channels
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Windows Mobile Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear PortableApps.com FreeBSD
  • Skype

  • 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.

    tags: chat-clients exchange-integration ifttt-integration instant-messaging instant-messengers
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone Blackberry Chrome OS Windows RT Android Tablet BSD Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear PortableApps.com
  • Slack

  • Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

    tags: app-integration channel-management channels chat-clients chat-rooms
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone BSD Apple Watch Electron / Atom Shell
  • Discord

  • All-in-one voice and text chat for gamers that’s free, secure, and works on both your desktop and phone. Stop paying for TeamSpeak servers and hassling with Skype.

    tags: ad-free browser-based channel-management chat-bot chat-rooms
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone BSD FreeBSD
  • Hangouts

  • 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!

    tags: calling gmail-integration group-chat multi-device sms-from-pc
    platform: Windows Online Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Google Chrome Android Wear
  • WhatsApp Messenger

  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other! Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same internet data plan that you use for email and web browsing, there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends.

    tags: built-in-file-transfer chat-clients contacts-integration encrypted-chat end-to-end-encryption
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Online Android iPhone Symbian S60 Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone Blackberry 10 Android Wear Kindle Fire
  • Signal

  • TextSecure and RedPhone have been merged to create Signal!

    tags: always-running built-in-file-transfer chat-clients color-coding contacts-integration
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Google Chrome
  • Riot.im

  • Riot (formerly Vector) is an opensource interoperable app running on Web, iOS and Android. It is built around chat rooms, both public and private and provides messaging, filesharing, voice and video conferencing (beta on Android and web), integrations to tools like GitHub, Jira, Jenkins and much more soon. Vector is built on the Matrix.org open standard which provides bridges to other systems such as Slack, IRC and a lot more soon. One can use the hosted service or run their own. »

    tags: built-in-file-transfer chat-rooms decentralized encrypted-chat end-to-end-encryption
    platform: Linux Online Android iPhone iPad Self-Hosted Google Chrome Safari F-Droid Firefox
  • Mattermost

  • Mattermost is an open source, self-hosted Slack alternative.

    tags: access-from-everywhere chat-rooms data-api go-lang group-chat
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted JavaScript Go (Programming Language) Cloudron
  • Rocket.Chat

  • Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.

    tags: ad-free channels chat-bot chat-rooms chat-servers
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Self-Hosted Cloudron
  • Glip

  • Glip is instant messaging for teams and businesses to communicate and get work done at the same time. In Glip you work where your conversations are, so you always know what your team is doing and what needs to get done next. Video chat, manage team projects & tasks & team calendar, share files with automatic version control & annotations, edit interactive notes and more. And it's all fully searchable, so you'll never lose a thing.

    tags: bitbucket-integration box-integration built-in-file-manager calendar-view chat-clients
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Online Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad
  • HipChat

  • HipChat is an instant messaging service designed for companies and teams. It has persistent chat rooms, one-to-one chat, searchable chat history, file sharing via drag & drop and clipboard, inline image previews, an API, chat over SMS, and more.

    tags: chat-clients chat-rooms corporate-instant-messaging enterprise-social-networking instant-messaging
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Apple Watch
  • Let's Chat

  • Self-hosted chat for small teams.

    tags: chat-clients chat-rooms chat-servers team-collaboration web-interface
    platform: Self-Hosted Cloudron
  • Gitter

  • Gitter is a chat and collaboration tool for developers and users. It's a place for developers to talk.

    tags: chat-clients github messenger real-time-collaboration social-network
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone
  • Zulip

  • Zulip is a group chat app.

    tags: chat-servers github-integration group-chat group-collaboration integrated-file-sharing
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone BSD Self-Hosted