Download Free Social Group - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    2.19.137

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Send free text, audio and video messages from your Android phone

    8
    39972 votes
    • PROS: Group chat with personalization options, End-to-end encryption, File sharing with up to 100 MB size, Support for syncing and Android Wear
    • CONS: Requires to be downloaded on other devices to enable communication, Data charges can be still applied, Communications in WhatsApp are shared, Lacks extra contents other than communication
  • Messenger

    205.0.0.18.110

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Get in touch with your friends: text, voice calls, and video calls all included

    8
    15701 votes
    • PROS: Personalize your chat box, Light and dark theme, Create group chats, Send document files
    • CONS: Cluttered with features, Calls may consume large amount of data, Cannot check Facebook notifications through the app, Requires log-in
  • imo free video calls and chat

    9.8.000000011461

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Another messaging app you don't need

    8
    7749 votes
    • PROS: Voice and video calls, Share photos, Group chat, Completely free!
    • CONS: Offers nothing new
  • Telegram

    5.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    888 votes
    • PROS: Supports group chats, Share videos up to 1GB, Send batches of photos, "Snapchat" style Secret Chat, Higher level of privacy compared to WhatsApp
    • CONS: Voice messages supported but no voice calling, Small user base compared to WhatsApp
  • Skype

    8.44.0.40

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29308 votes
    • PROS: Group videoconferencing, Talk-chat-type, Excellent audiovisual quality, Calls to mobile, Integration with Facebook
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, High consumption of resources, Some features are extra
  • WeChat

    2.6.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    The popular chat app from China gets an English version

    9
    589 votes
    • PROS: Simple and easy to use, Excellent file transfer and screenshot tools
    • CONS: No video or audio support
  • Viber

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    3386 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • Skype for Windows 10

    14.34.81.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Video chat, texting and instant messaging in one

    7
    1801 votes
    • PROS: Supports video chats, texting and instant messaging, High quality video chats, Automatically imports contacts from Microsoft accounts, Lots of emoticons, Free group video calls and screen sharing
    • CONS: Interface looks a bit sparse, Contacts may need editing after importing
  • LINE

    5.16.2.1932

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Send messages and make free calls from your PC

    7
    5100 votes
    • PROS: Free calls and messages, Group chats, Many stickers, Minimalist interface...
    • CONS: ...that's not very appealing, You need to have the LINE app on your mobile
  • Google+

    10.27.0.235437929

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Google's social network gets even better

    8
    155 votes
    • PROS: Great messenger integration, Ability to start and join hangouts from app, Auto upload photos, Transparent sharing and privacy settings, Visual redesign of news feed, Animated gifs!
    • CONS: New update requires Android 4.0, Not enough users on the service
  • Hike Messenger

    5.15.20

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Send free SMS messages with this WhatsApp-style app

    7
    293 votes
    • PROS: Fast and easy to use, Lets you share multimedia, location, etc., Group chat, Plenty of emoticons, Supports Hidden chats
    • CONS: Not innovative, Some bugs
  • Skype

    8.16.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The phone of the 21st century

    6
    96 votes
    • PROS: Group conferencing, Chat messaging, Excellent audio/video quality, Make calls to mobile devices, Facebook integration
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, Uses a lot of resources, Some features cost extra
  • Zalo

    19.03.01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Zalo - A Free Messaging and Video Chat App

    9
    14 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Comes with all the expected functionality, A wide variety of emoticons, Responsive developers
    • CONS: Doesn't offer anything unique, Requires a solid data connection, Call quality can vary, UI is a bit basic
  • mysms

    1.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    SMS from Windows

    6
    101 votes
    • PROS: Available on every major platform, MMS support, Syncs contacts and messages, Text other mysms users for free
    • CONS: Have to trust mysms with your contacts, Not many advanced features
  • Voxer

    3.18.19.21081

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A walkie-talkie and so much more

    7
    107 votes
    • PROS: Text or voice chat over Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G and more, Supports group chats, Connect via Facebook to find friends, Supports offline messaging, Push to Talk technology
    • CONS: Sound quality is a little tinny
  • CorrLinks

    1.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free social & communication app for Android, by Advanced Technologies Group LLC

    -
    No votes yet
    • Bulk SMS Software

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Send Group or Bulk SMS with your Own SIM Card

      5
      10 votes
      • Facebook Groups

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone
        Android

        Let's get together (in a group)

        10
        2 votes
        • PROS: Seamless navigation and easy to use, Ability to pin groups to start screen, Customize settings for each individual group
        • CONS: Lacks key features (especially for group admins), Group events and photos are in a separate area
      • eBuddy XMS

        2.21.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Send free messages, videos and photos on your phone

        6
        17 votes
        • PROS: Works across different mobile platforms, Send photos and videos, Group messaging
        • CONS: Nothing original, No audio messaging
      • Houseparty

        1.28.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Houseparty - if FaceTime was built as a social network

        8
        5 votes
        • PROS: Smart and fast to use, Handles group calls well, Free to download
        • CONS: Can crash on occasion on some devices
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