Download Free Voice Messages - 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
    39973 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
  • 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
  • Google Hangouts

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    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Connect with more people with Hangouts

    8
    55 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Multi-platform, Supports large groups, Can send files
    • CONS: Video calls lag, Difficult to end calls, Delayed notifications
  • Google Talk

    1.0.0.105

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    A Google Talk client to call your Gmail contacts for free

    7
    7636 votes
    • PROS: Minimalist, PC to PC calls, Compatible with Jabber/XMPP
    • CONS: Too basic, Little room for customization
  • LINE for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The ultimate communication app, also on Windows 10

    7
    445 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
  • GO SMS Pro

    7.85

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A SMS app that really delivers

    7
    121 votes
    • PROS: Focus on privacy and security, Send images, videos and voice messages, Close enough to stock messaging app to make it very easy to use, Customize your messages with different themes, fonts and photos
    • CONS: No overall app lock, Appearance is a touch boring
  • BBM

    3.3.20.74

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    An instant messaging classic goes multi-platform

    7
    563 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
  • KooL Greeter

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    KooL Greeter is an Addon for the best Voice Chat Software "Paltalk Messenger". Greet your Users with Colorfull text messages

    8
    14 votes
    • Talking Bacteria

      1.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Send recorded messages to others in a cute chorus

      8
      24 votes
      • PROS: Voice recording and playback options, Share with your friends or post to YouTube, Clear instructions page
      • CONS: Limited usability without a microphone, Only three reaction options to choose from
    • 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
    • VIPole Secure Messenger

      3.5.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      VIPole strongly encrypts messages, group chats, voice/video calls and files from prying eyes

      10
      6 votes
      • HandyBits Voice Mail

        6.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Send your own email sound messages

        8
        10 votes
        • PROS: Easy to record and send voice messages
        • CONS: Doesn't allow you to drag into messages
      • TU Me

        1.0.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Send messages and make free calls on your Android

        7
        11 votes
        • PROS: Attractive appearance, Ability to share lots of kinds of content, Free voice calls between users, Integrates with phone book
        • CONS: Some problems experienced placing calls
      • Voice Mail Compressor

        2.20

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Send voice messages by email

        5
        8 votes
        • Vemail

          2.13

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Email voice messages instead of ordinary text

          9
          2 votes
          • Nikotel

            2.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Text messages, voice and video conferencing app

            6
            6 votes
            • PROS: Clean slick interface, Allows you to call, text and video conference
            • CONS: Call costs not much different from Skype
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