Alternative apps to WhatsApp for Windows and Mac:
  • 4.4
    27 votes
    Zoom is a free video meeting and screen sharing app for up to 100 people.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 4.1
    638 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
  • 4.3
    427 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/Android
  • 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
    147 votes
    Telegram is the best alternative to WhatsApp. It's multiplatform, simple, and free.
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
  • 3.3
    11 votes
    Real-time messaging that works. Get full access to your messages, upload files easily, and receive notifications at your desk or on the go.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 3.7
    26 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
  • 4.5
    33 votes
    Franz is your messaging app for WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Slack, Telegram and many many more.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux
  • 4.3
    24 votes
    Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports Facebook, Google, AIM, ICQ, Twitter, mIRC, and others.
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 4.8
    19 votes
    The WhatsApp desktop app is an extension of your phone: the app mirrors conversations and messages from your mobile device.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS
  • 5 /5
    3 votes
    Tox is easy-to-use software that connects you with friends and family without anyone else listening in. Chat instantly across the globe with Tox's secure messages.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux/Android