Alternative apps to WhatsApp for Windows and Mac:
  • 4.3
    339 votes
    Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux
  • 4.2
    609 votes
    Free calls, text and picture sharing with anyone, anywhere.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android
  • 4.3
    116 votes
    There are no limits. Call and message as much as you want.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 4
    21 votes
    Skype allows users to communicate with peers by voice using a microphone, video by using a webcam, and instant messaging over the Internet.
    • Freeware
    • macOS
  • 4.1
    29 votes
    Telegram is the best alternative to Whatsapp. It’s multiplatform, simple and free.
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
  • 4.5
    19 votes
    Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 3/5
    4 votes
    Real-time messaging that works. Get full access to your messages and archives, upload files easily, and receive notifications whether you’re at your desk or on the go.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • Not rated yet
    0 votes
    Franz is a free messaging app that combines chat & messaging services into one application. Franz currently supports Slack, WhatsApp, WeChat, HipChat, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Hangouts, GroupMe, Skype, and more.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux