19 FaceTime Alternatives

FaceTime is a video and audio calling service available in Apple’s devices. It is just like a phone that uses Wi-Fi or cellular data connection instead of traditional phone lines. You can use the service from any iPhone, iPod, iPad, or Mac, to call anyone else using one of these devices. It is the perfect service to see and hear family during the holidays. Placing FaceTime audio or video calls is easy to do. There is a built-in FaceTime app on every iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Mac. It has integration with the Phone app on iPhone. It starts off using your iPhone number and Apple ID address as the way for other users to reach you. You can add a new address such as school or work address and remove them anytime. You can set any active address or number as your Caller ID. The program allows you to block a contact from trying to FaceTime you. The program is activated automatically as part of the overall setup process you go through the first time you turn on new iPod touch, iPhone, iPad or Mac.

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Hangouts

Hangouts is a messaging and video conferencing service provided by Google. You can access it through Google+, Gmail and mobile apps for iOS and Android, as well as it provides you a Chrome extension that lets you chat with your friends directly from your computer or laptop. It is an…

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Skype

Skype is one of the most popular applications in the market for messaging and making video calls. Due to Skype, you can easily communicate with your friends wherever they are, and you can use any device just like latest generation phone, smart TV, PC or Mac. An attractive feature of…

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Pidgin

Pidgin is an instant messaging application that is a perfect for people who wants to use complicated applications and for those who like a little control on their messaging. Pidgin has a quite simple interface and provides you maximum features that are available on other devices. An extra feature of…

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Telegram

Telegram is a messaging application that is now available for Windows. If you want to use Telegram on your System, you must already have signed up for an account on the Android, iOS, or Windows Phone app. You can start chatting with you System after verification of your details through…

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Jitsi

Jitsi is one of the popular messaging application available for Windows. Jitsi supports to most major protocols, and it also supports to video and audio conversations. In Jitsi, you have to select IM protocol to connect with a selection just like SIP, Google Talk, XMPP, MSN or Windows Live Messenger,…

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Viber

Viber is a popular mobile application that is now available on Windows. With Viber for Windows, you can call, chat, and send SMS free of cost to friends having mobile app installed on their smartphone. The first thing to remember is that you must have Viber installed on your smartphone…

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Tox

Tox is a free, open source and end-to-end encrypted messaging application that allows you to communicate securely with your friends and family. Your communication with your friends will remain private and secure. It provides you facility to make completely free and encrypted voice calls, and you can also communicate with…

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Linephone

Linephone is one of the best messaging and calling applications where you can create your contact list and initiate audio conferences. There are lots of applications that provides a cost-effective alternative to mobile phone networks to keep in touch with others. Linephone is one of the solutions in this category,…

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QQ Messenger

QQ Messenger is one of the most popular IM application in China having more than one billion registered accounts. It is not so different from other social networks just like Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger. It has the typical contacts list, and you can organize them by groups. You can…

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Voxeet

Voxeet is a messaging and calling application that allows you to make high-definition calls and conferences with your friends, including a built-in instant messenger system. It is a powerful application that uses VoIP services to assist you live in touch with you family, friends and work colleagues. A microphone and…

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WeChat

WeChat is a popular free messaging application that is now available on Windows PCs. It allows you to chat and share your files just like you can on the mobile version. If you want to use WeChat for Windows, you should have a WeChat account on mobile. Sign up the…

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Yahoo! Messenger

Yahoo! Messenger is the application of Yahoo! Search engine that allows you to chat to your Yahoo! And Facebook friends via instant messaging. To make the Yahoo! Messenger updated, Facebook chat has been integrated into the latest version and this version also includes social games just like Mafia Wars. With…

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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is an official program for Facebook that allows you to chat with your friends from your desktop. It is not only designed for communication, but it provides you access to your news feed and message notifications and also gives you access to all the essential tools of the…

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Trillian

Trillian is a multi-platform IM client which make things easy for you. It has an intuitive design that helps you to manage your contacts from different networks in an easy way. Trillian supports to multi chat systems just like Live Messenger, AOL Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, Facebook, Twitter,…

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LINE

LINE is one of the stunning messaging applications that allows you to send messages and make lots of free voice and video calls. It also provides you a Windows client so that you can do all it all from your PC. Its primary task is to assist you to communicate…

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Tango

Tango is a video and voice chat application that is now available for Windows. It allows you to connect with your friends via their smartphones. Just like WhatsApp and Skype, Tango is used on your PC to connect with Android and iPhone users. If you friends are using Tango on…

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Nimbuzz

Nimbuzz is an old instant messaging application, and its purpose is to connect all your chats from different social media networks. Nimbuzz is reminiscent of MSN Messenger with a primary interface and limited set of features. It provides the user cross-platform instant messaging service that works on mobile devices and…

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Digsby

Digsby is an incredible source of Merge IM, email, and social network accounts under one interface. Most of us have more online accounts just like Email addresses, instant messaging clients, social networking sites, but it is not easy to control all of them. Digsby is a revolutionary all-in-one IM client…

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WhatsAppTime

WhatsAppTime is a smart and straightforward desktop application that allows you to use WhatsApp for The Web from your Computer. WhatsAppTime will provide you the best WhatsApp Experience while guaranteeing a fast and easy Installation Setup. You have to download WhatsApp for your PC in the form of WhatsAppTime, then…

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