Alternative apps to WhatsApp for Windows and Mac:
  • 4.2
    618 votes
    Make calls, send messages and much more - freely and securely. Viber works on most Android, iOS, and Windows 10 devices, as well as Mac and Windows computers.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 4.3
    380 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
  • 4.3
    117 votes
    There are no limits. Call and message as much as you want.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 4
    32 votes
    Telegram is the best alternative to Whatsapp. It’s multiplatform, simple and free.
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
  • 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
  • 4.4
    20 votes
    Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 3.4 /5
    5 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
  • 4.7 /5
    3 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