Alternative apps to Telegram:
  • 4.6
    9 votes
    Say "hello" to a different messaging experience. An unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all of the features you expect.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android
  • 4.3
    2158 votes
    Download the latest version of WhatsApp Messenger for free. Enjoy texts, voice notes and free phone calls.
    • Freeware
    • Android
  • 4.1
    636 votes
    Make calls, send messages and much more - freely and securely. Viber works on most Android, iOS, and Windows devices, as well as Mac and Windows computers.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux/Android
  • 4
    241 votes
    WhatsApp desktop app makes your Windows/Mac the ultimate messaging machine. Link up to 4 devices and 1 phone. The app does not require your phone to be online.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS
  • 4.2
    128 votes
    Send free one-on-one and group texts to your friends anytime, anywhere! LINE is available for a variety of smartphone devices and even your PC.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 4.3
    1536 votes
    Free text messaging and free video calls with more than 300 million people. Now also available for Windows and Mac desktop computers.
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
  • 4
    291 votes
    Snapchat is the fastest way to share a moment with friends. You control how long your friends can view your message - simply set the timer up to ten seconds and send.
    • Freeware
    • Android
  • 4.5
    33 votes
    Franz is your messaging app for WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Slack, Telegram and many many more.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux
  • 4.1
    996 votes
    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is the best way to connect and share instant messages, pictures and more for free, in real time.
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
  • 4
    10 votes
    KakaoTalk is a fast and multifaceted messaging app. Send messages, photos, videos, voice notes and your location for free. Make chatting extra fun with an array of emoticons and sticker collections.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux
  • 4.7 /5
    3 votes
    Experience the free messenger that everyone's talking about.
    • Freeware
    • Android
  • Not rated yet
    0 votes
    Threema is the world’s best-selling secure messenger and keeps your data out of the hands of hackers, corporations, and governments.
    • Commercial
    • Windows
  • 1 /5
    1 votes
    Houseparty is the face-to-face social network where you can connect with the people you care about most.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS