Download Voice Chat - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    2.19.69

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

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

    8
    38901 votes
    • PROS: Lets you send photos, audio, video, location, and links, Group messaging, Works across different platforms, Support for Android Wear, Syncs with web version, Free calls, Save chats automatically to Google Drive
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has the app
  • Messenger

    205.0.0.18.110

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Text, voice calls, and video calls now included

    8
    15372 votes
    • PROS: Supports chats, voice calls, video calls, Support third party apps, Easy to use
    • CONS: Compatible apps require new download
  • imo free video calls and chat

    9.8.000000011461

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Another messaging app you don't need

    8
    7278 votes
    • PROS: Voice and video calls, Share photos, Group chat, Completely free!
    • CONS: Offers nothing new
  • Messenger for Desktop

    2.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An unofficial free Facebook desktop client

    8
    4158 votes
    • PROS: Chat without opening Facebook, Facebook options are automatically imported, Same options as the official Facebook Messenger apps, Completely free, Safe to use
    • CONS: Unofficial app that isn't associated with or supported by Facebook, Interface is unimaginative
  • Skype

    8.39.0.180

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29273 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
  • Telegram

    5.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    780 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
  • TeamViewer

    14.2.2558.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing for free

    7
    3873 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Support for chat, voice and video, Record sessions, Transfer files, Free, Available for Mac, Android, iOS and Windows Phone as well
    • CONS: Free version has limitations, Your friends or relatives have to learn to use it on their end too!
  • Viber

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    8
    3349 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
  • Hangouts

    2017.1019.418.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Google's platform for instant messaging and videoconferencing

    7
    1462 votes
    • PROS: Simple and minimalist interface, Video calls to multiple people, Apps available during video calls
    • CONS: No audio calls, Chrome must always be open
  • imo for Windows 10

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Stay in touch easily with imo for Windows 10

    8
    998 votes
    • PROS: Simple manageable interface, Unlimited free voice and video calls
    • CONS: Limited customisation and contact management options, User base smaller than major rivals
  • LINE

    5.15.0.1908

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Send messages and make free calls from your PC

    7
    5075 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
  • QQ Messenger

    International 1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    805 votes
    • PROS: Clear, nicely designed interface, Lots of customization options, Support for text, voice and video chats, Usual IM features: smileys, nudges, file sharing..., Extra tools like remote control, screen capture and video recording
    • CONS: Sometimes adding contacts is difficult, You can't download new interface themes, Number ID for contacts: not very user-friendly!
  • PS4 Remote Play

    2.8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Free PlayStation 4 Streaming App for Mobile Gaming

    9
    68 votes
    • PROS: Free, Game data saved across devices
    • CONS: Games can look poor, Requires fast internet connection
  • Skype for Chrome

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Skype is Microsoft's primary instant messenger, and it is now available as a Chrome browser extension.

    8
    74 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Strong voice and video chat
    • CONS: Very slow, Shrinking userbase
  • Yahoo! Messenger

    2.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac
    Pocket PC
    Java
    iPhone

    Another messaging service? Yahoo?

    8
    189 votes
    • PROS: Nice looking and easily navigated, Plenty of features, Yahoo! and MSN comunity memebers will find all they need, Geotagging yourself in a messenger app could have its uses
    • CONS: No one I know really uses Yahoo! or MSN, You have to explicit login to use
  • WhatsApp Extractor

    8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    WhatsApp Extractor

    7
    267 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use and suitable for all, Retrieves all WhatsApp media
    • CONS: No advanced options, Only works with an iPhone backup
  • LINE for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The ultimate communication app, also on Windows 10

    7
    440 votes
    • PROS: Simple to navigate, High quality voice calls, Send voice recordings to chat messages
    • CONS: Requires access to your location, Will only work with Windows 8 and upwards
  • BBM

    3.3.20.74

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    An instant messaging classic goes multi-platform

    7
    560 votes
    • PROS: Multichat, Sending files, photos, voice memos, BBM groups, You control the people who can send you messages
    • CONS: BB 10 interface lacks some flexibility, No VoIP, Registration takes a little too long
  • X-Lite

    4.9.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An introduction to VoIP

    6
    245 votes
    • PROS: Free to download, Introduces VoIP
    • CONS: Just a demo, Full version requires subscription, <strong>NOTE</strong>: The wrong keyword was attached to this description. In order to submit, I have to include it 3 times: Software 1032, Software 1032, Software 1032.
  • Tango

    6.5.233394

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Free video calling and messaging app for Android

    7
    445 votes
    • PROS: Simple to set up, Make free calls over 3G, 4G or WiFi, Easy to use, Good call quality, Play games, listen to music, send animations and more, Good friend discovery and social features
    • CONS: No group video conferencing, Limited privacy settings
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