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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trillian

  • Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone. Here's how we do it:• INSTANT MESSAGING: Your unique Trillian username can be used to send unlimited messages free of charge. Trillian uses your existing data plan and/or WiFi.• ANYWHERE: Trillian's continuous client feature delivers your chats instantly between all of your connected devices. In addition, Trillian automatically silences push notifications on mobile devices if you're active on a desktop - no more dealing with a phone buzzing on your desk all day!• SIMPLE: Trillian places a strong emphasis on fast and reliable message delivery and a beautiful, easy-to-use interface.• SECURE: All communication with Trillian servers uses TLS to ensure third-parties can't read your chats.• INTEROPERABLE: Of course, Trillian wouldn't be Trillian without support for Facebook Chat, MSN, Google Talk, AIM, ICQ, Yahoo!, and Jabber. »

    tags: aim bonjour chat-clients facebook-client facebook-integration
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Android iPhone Blackberry iPad
  • Linphone

  • Linphone is an internet phone or Voice Over IP phone (VoIP). With Linphone you can communicate freely with people over the internet, with voice, video, and text instant messaging. Linphone makes use of the SIP protocol, an open standard for internet telephony. You can use Linphone with any SIP VoIP operator.

    tags: chat-clients sip softphone video-calling voice-chat
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Windows Mobile Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Xfce
  • ChatSecure

  • ChatSecure is a free and open source messaging app that features OTR encryption over XMPP. You can connect to your existing accounts on Facebook or Google, create new accounts on public XMPP servers(including via Tor), or even connect to your own server for extra security.

    tags: Discontinued chat-clients encrypted-chat gchat instant-messaging
    platform: Android iPhone iPad Discontinued
  • Imo

  • Message and video chat with your friends and family for free.

    tags: chat-clients instant-messaging push-to-talk themable video-calling
    platform: Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad
  • Empathy

  • Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, video chat, and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application.

    tags: aim aim-messaging built-in-file-transfer chat-clients facebook-messaging
    platform: Linux BSD