Software that can be used as an alternative to Skype:
  • 483 votes
    Free calls, text and picture sharing with anyone, anywhere.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
  • 102 votes
    TeamSpeak 3 continues the legacy of the original TeamSpeak communication system previously offered in TeamSpeak Classic (1.5) and TeamSpeak 2.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • 22 votes
    Hangouts brings one-on-one and group conversations to life with photos, emoji, and video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android and Apple devices. Brought to you by Google. (Replaces Google Talk)
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
  • 10 votes
    ooVoo brings easy video chat to all platforms - our free video chat app is available to download for your computer (Mac, PC), smartphone (iOS, Android) & tablet.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
  • 24 votes
    See when your friends are online, what game they're playing, and what server they're on.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
  • 30 votes
    The latest version of the popular MSN instant messaging client.
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
  • 86 votes
    Yahoo! Messenger is fun messenger with a lot of cool features.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
  • 31 votes
    Paltalk lets you chat FREE with buddies from AIM, MSN, and Yahoo.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)