Download Social Group for Android - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    2.19.69

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

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

    8
    38725 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
    15153 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
    7325 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
    828 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
  • Viber

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    3346 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
  • WeChat

    7.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    WhatsApp style messenger with video chat

    8
    470 votes
    • PROS: Features group chats, Invite friends into chats with QR codes, Free HD group video chats, Now incudes games, Withdraw sent messages feature
    • CONS: Overwhelming number notifications, Very similar to WhatsApp
  • Skype

    8.40.0.86

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Make cheap calls from your Android phone or tablet

    7
    1221 votes
    • PROS: Enables free and cheap calls, Contact syncing, Very easy to use, Edit your profile, Video chat, SMS support, Video messaging
    • CONS: Hard to quit the app
  • LINE

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Fun WhatsApp alternative that lets you make calls and chat for free

    7
    755 votes
    • PROS: Good call quality, Group chat with up-to 100 people, Wide selection of emoticons, Works across mobile and desktop platforms
    • CONS: No option to delete contacts
  • Google+

    10.27.0.235437929

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Google's social network gets even better

    8
    146 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
    289 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
  • Zalo

    19.03.01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Zalo - A Free Messaging and Video Chat App

    9
    13 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
  • 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
    • mysms

      7.0.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      iPhone
      Mac

      Send texts from anywhere

      10
      4 votes
      • PROS: Instantly syncs your contacts and messages, Group messanging, Text other mysms users for free
      • CONS: Have to trust mysms with your contacts
    • Talkray

      3.404

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Call and send texts from the same app

      7
      29 votes
      • PROS: Calls and messages in the same app, Easy to use, Many options, Group calls
      • CONS: Not many users, for now, Interface can be improved, No video calls, for now
    • Meet – Random Video Chat

      1.3.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free social & communication app for Android, by Meet Group

      10
      1 vote
      • 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
      • PingChat!

        for Android 3.4.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Send instant messages with this free chat app

        6
        16 votes
        • PROS: Attractive, easy-to-use interface, Exchange photos, videos, and more, Supports group chat
        • CONS: Lacks personalization options, Intrusive ad placement
      • 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
      • Bonfire: Group Video Chat

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Bonfire by Facebook Lets You Video Chat With Friends

        8
        2 votes
        • PROS: Simple and free to use video chat, Comes with features for added fun
        • CONS: Not compatible wit all platforms, Only works if each friend has Bonfire
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