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  • WhatsApp Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

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

    8
    35955 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
  • Telegram for Desktop

    1.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free speedy and secure alternative to WhatsApp

    8
    1937 votes
    • PROS: Useful notification customization options, Strong focus on security and speed, Seamless synchronization across devices, Completely free
    • CONS: Must have a Telegram account on a mobile app
  • Telegram

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    716 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

    2.6.0.1018

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac
    BlackBerry

    The popular chat app from China gets an English version

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

    1.0

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    WhatsApp wings its way to the web for free

    8
    5011 votes
    • PROS: Familiar WhatsApp look and feel makes it easy to use, End-to-end message encryption, Well-designed user interface displays all the information you need, Seamless link up between mobile and web versions, Completely free
    • CONS: Lacking a lot of features
  • VivaVideo

    6.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Lights, camera, Android

    7
    864 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use for beginners to editing, Lots of fun effects, Share instantly to Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp
    • CONS: Requires upgrading to remove watermark, No way to change resolution of videos
  • LINE

    5.12.1.1857

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Send messages and make free calls from your PC

    7
    5060 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
  • Friend Search for WhatsApp

    13.8.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Software for Social People

    8
    103 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Works quickly and reliably
    • CONS: Contains pop up ads, Only for WhatsApp users
  • Hike Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Send free SMS messages with this WhatsApp-style app

    7
    280 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
  • WhatsApp Business

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free App for Business Management

    9
    119 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Unique way to do business
    • CONS: Mobile number required for sign up, A bit limited in its scope
  • WhatsApp Extractor

    8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    WhatsApp Extractor

    7
    258 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use and suitable for all, Retrieves all WhatsApp media
    • CONS: No advanced options, Only works with an iPhone backup
  • Netwa - spy for Whatsapp

    1.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    A free program for iphone

    9
    101 votes
    • Backuptrans Android WhatsApp Transfer

      3.2.30

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Save whatsapp conversations and messages

      6
      79 votes
      • PROS: Backs up WhatsApp conversations, Restores old messages
      • CONS: Not available for Mac, Not compatible with iPhone or iPad
    • Elcomsoft eXplorer for WhatsApp

      2.50.29453

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      9
      15 votes
      • Agent for WhatsApp

        1.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        A full version program for iphone

        10
        2 votes
        • WhatsApp Messenger

          (Nokia Series 40) 2.11.75

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Java
          BlackBerry

          Send free text messages with WhatsApp on your Nokia phone

          5
          3911 votes
          • PROS: Send free text messages, Works over WiFi or 3G, Very simple to set up and use, Lets you share images and video
          • CONS: Only works if the other person has WhatsApp installed, No location sharing , No group chats
        • iSkysoft Android Data Recovery

          1.0.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          iSkysoft Android Data Recovery - Recover your lost Android data easily

          8
          7 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use wizard system, Reliable data recovery, Preview/select files for recovery, Supports a wide variety of devices
          • CONS: Data recovery and scan can be slow, Limitations exist on the types of files that can be recovered, Although most Android devices are supported there are exceptions, Recovered files can be corrupt or only partially recovered
        • Whatsapp Recovery

          3.0.2

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Restore deleted messages from WhatsApp

          7
          569 votes
          • PROS: Recover chat, contacts and files, Simple and intuitive interface, Good tutorial, Export data in XLS, TXT and XML
          • CONS: No advanced options, Only works with iPhone
        • Stickers

          3.0.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          Choose from hundreds of Stickers for your WhatsApp Messenger conversations

          10
          2 votes
          • Leadersoft.DR for Android

            2.2.4

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            Recovering Old Files

            9
            86 votes
            • PROS: Recover important files, Retrieve messages, Acquire call history
            • CONS: Requires devices to be rooted first, Not all files are recoverable, Cannot retrieve media files
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          1varies-with-device359558.3Android, Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
          21.3.019378.1Windows, Mac
          31.050117.6Web Apps
          45.12.1.185750607.1Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac
          5(Nokia Series 40) 2.11.7539115.5Java, BlackBerry
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