Telegram!

a new era of messaging Telegram for **Android** http://telegram.org/dl/android
Telegram for **iPhone** **iPad** http://telegram.org/dl/ios
Telegram for **WP** http://telegram.org/dl/wp
Telegram for **Windows Mac Linux** https://desktop.telegram.org
Browse more Telegram apps http://telegram.org/apps
Telegram **Web‑version** http://telegram.org/dl/webogram
Telegram for **macOS** https://macos.telegram.org
Telegram for **PC/Mac/Linux** https://desktop.telegram.org/

Telegram alternatives

  • 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
  • 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
  • Tox

  • 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.

    tags: ad-free aim anonymous-secure-filesharing built-in-player chat-clients
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet BSD
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wire

  • Wire is a secure and private messenger for phones, tablets and desktop. Crystal clear voice and video calls, private group chats, file sharing, audio and video messages - everything is end-to-end encrypted. Wire works on Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS, Linux and any modern web browser.

    tags: encrypted-calls encrypted-chat encrypted-file-sharing end-to-end-encryption file-encryption
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad
  • Jitsi

  • Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full end-to-end encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR, ZRTP, etc.It can handle every firewall, and has many other useful features.

    tags: aim-clients audio-conferencing chat-clients desktop-sharing end-to-end-encryption
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android BSD
  • Viber

  • With Viber, everyone in the world can connect. Freely. More than 460 million Viber users text, make HD-quality phone and video calls, and send photo and video messages worldwide over WiFi or 3G - for free. Viber Out can be used to make calls to non-Viber landlines and mobile numbers at low rates. Viber is available for many smartphones and platforms.

    tags: free-calls group-chat hd-graphics multi-language phone-calls
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Apple Watch
  • 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
  • Facebook Messenger

  • 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.

    tags: chat-clients facebook-client facebook-messaging group-chat smartphone-messaging
    platform: Windows Online Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet iPad Apple Watch Android Wear
  • Ring

  • Ring gives you a full control over your communications and an unmatched level of privacy.

    tags: decentralized distributed end-to-end-encryption messaging video-calling
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android
  • Franz

  • Franz is a free messaging app / former Emperor of Austria and combines chat & messaging services into one application. Franz currently supports Slack, WhatsApp, WeChat, HipChat, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Google Hangouts, GroupMe, Skype and many more. You can download Franz for Mac, Windows & Linux.

    tags: facebook-messaging gitter-integration gmail-integration google-talk hipchat-client
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Rambox

  • Rambox gives you the possibility to add common services many times you need, all in one place. It's perfect for people who work with many services for business and private accounts.

    tags: Portable chat-clients configurable discord electron
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Matrix.org

  • Matrix.org is a growing ecosystem for open, decentralised chat, VoIP and IoT communication.

    tags: chat-bot chat-clients communications decentralized distributed
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted WebRTC Python JavaScript Go (Programming Language) Java Perl