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  • General info

    • Available on PC
    • Free app
    • Ad-free
    • Smaller app size (iOS app)
    • App personalization
    • Tablet-optimised
    • Compatible with Android
    • Smaller app size (Android app)
    • Minimalist design
    • Release date
    • More languages supported
    • Business-oriented
    • Compatible with iOS
    • Support for widgets
    • Built-in browser
    • Compatible with retro devices
    • Compatible with Windows Phone
    • In-app purchases
  • Users

    • Higher rating on Google Play
    • Higher rating on the App Store
    • Social network integration
    • More estimated monthly users
    • Social network
  • Contacts

    • Two-way opt-in
    • Send contact stamps
    • Existing contacts integration
    • Public user profiles
    • Favorite contacts
    • GPS location tracking
    • Designed for meeting new people
  • Messaging features

    • Shows that someone is typing
    • Temporary images
    • Temporary text messages
    • Shows when a user was last active
    • “Message seen” notification
    • Video chat
    • Invisible mode
    • Voice messages
    • Send free SMS messages
    • Location sharing
    • Snooze notifications
    • Availability settings
    • Voice chat
    • Delete message history
    • Offline messages
    • Message notifications
    • Push notifications
    • Group video chat
    • Status settings
    • SMS inbox integration
    • Group voice chat
    • Walkie-talkie feature
    • “Drift bottle” option
  • Content sharing

    • Send documents
    • Cloud syncing
    • Search function
    • Send music files
    • Send videos
    • Image preview
    • Synchronization with existing calendars
    • Data archiving
    • Photo galleries
    • Media gallery
    • Stickers
    • Bigger maximum file size
    • Export data to e-mail
    • Photos capture
    • Auto-save drafts
    • Built-in translator
    • Send images
    • Draw on photos
    • Captioning option
    • Voice filters
    • QR code reader
    • Built-in games
  • Security

    • Phone number not required
    • End-to-end-encryption
    • Anonymous profiles allowed
    • Passcode authentication
    • Facebook sign-in option
    • No account required
    • Privacy options

Messaging app comparison(52)

Telegram Messenger
Telegram Messenger
  • General info (80)
  • Users (41)
  • Contacts (83)
  • Messaging features (94)
  • Content sharing (100)
  • Security (80)
100points
WeChat
WeChat
  • General info (95)
  • Users (39)
  • Contacts (100)
  • Messaging features (81)
  • Content sharing (94)
  • Security (40)
98points
Troop Messenger
Troop Messenger
  • General info (87)
  • Users (62)
  • Contacts (67)
  • Messaging features (94)
  • Content sharing (85)
  • Security (60)
95points
Bat Messenger
Bat Messenger
  • General info (78)
  • Users (100)
  • Contacts (67)
  • Messaging features (100)
  • Content sharing (75)
  • Security (100)
89points
Viber
Viber
  • General info (75)
  • Users (50)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (75)
  • Content sharing (78)
  • Security (20)
84points
Hike Messenger
Hike Messenger
  • General info (80)
  • Users (30)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (69)
  • Content sharing (65)
  • Security (40)
81points
Line
Line
  • General info (95)
  • Users (37)
  • Contacts (67)
  • Messaging features (69)
  • Content sharing (64)
  • Security (40)
80points
Skype
Skype
  • General info (83)
  • Users (32)
  • Contacts (83)
  • Messaging features (75)
  • Content sharing (56)
  • Security (20)
79points
WhatsApp
WhatsApp
  • General info (66)
  • Users (49)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (88)
  • Content sharing (88)
  • Security (40)
78points
KakaoTalk
KakaoTalk
  • General info (89)
  • Users (35)
  • Contacts (83)
  • Messaging features (56)
  • Content sharing (82)
  • Security (20)
76points
Zalo
Zalo
  • General info (100)
  • Users (60)
  • Contacts (83)
  • Messaging features (69)
  • Content sharing (85)
  • Security (20)
73points
BlackBerry Messenger
BlackBerry Messenger
  • General info (64)
  • Users (28)
  • Contacts (67)
  • Messaging features (75)
  • Content sharing (63)
  • Security (20)
71points
ChatON
ChatON
  • General info (94)
  • Users (23)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (50)
  • Content sharing (72)
  • Security (0)
68points
Threema
Threema
  • General info (65)
  • Users (52)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (38)
  • Content sharing (69)
  • Security (40)
64points
Slack
Slack
  • General info (85)
  • Users (45)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (50)
  • Content sharing (46)
  • Security (20)
64points
Facebook Messenger
Facebook Messenger
  • General info (90)
  • Users (70)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (52)
  • Security (40)
62points
MessageMe
MessageMe
  • General info (90)
  • Users (52)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (59)
  • Security (0)
61points
Mxit
Mxit
  • General info (82)
  • Users (56)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (63)
  • Content sharing (46)
  • Security (0)
60points
Cubie
Cubie
  • General info (72)
  • Users (57)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (59)
  • Security (20)
58points
Snapchat
Snapchat
  • General info (58)
  • Users (71)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (59)
  • Security (60)
57points
Nimbuzz
Nimbuzz
  • General info (81)
  • Users (29)
  • Contacts (83)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (46)
  • Security (20)
57points
GroupMe
GroupMe
  • General info (82)
  • Users (43)
  • Contacts (17)
  • Messaging features (50)
  • Content sharing (46)
  • Security (40)
56points
iMessage
iMessage
  • General info (57)
  • Users (0)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (50)
  • Content sharing (63)
  • Security (40)
56points
Tango
Tango
  • General info (78)
  • Users (70)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (59)
  • Security (40)
55points
TigerText Secure
TigerText Secure
  • General info (67)
  • Users (26)
  • Contacts (0)
  • Messaging features (50)
  • Content sharing (46)
  • Security (40)
55points
TigerText Pro
TigerText Pro
  • General info (66)
  • Users (35)
  • Contacts (0)
  • Messaging features (50)
  • Content sharing (46)
  • Security (40)
55points
Google Hangouts
Google Hangouts
  • General info (68)
  • Users (26)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (50)
  • Content sharing (46)
  • Security (20)
54points
Chikka
Chikka
  • General info (67)
  • Users (31)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (50)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (40)
52points
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams
  • General info (71)
  • Users (39)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (20)
51points
imo
imo
  • General info (61)
  • Users (39)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (40)
49points
Kik Messenger
Kik Messenger
  • General info (83)
  • Users (50)
  • Contacts (17)
  • Messaging features (31)
  • Content sharing (33)
  • Security (20)
49points
Teamwire
Teamwire
  • General info (54)
  • Users (65)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (31)
  • Content sharing (52)
  • Security (20)
47points
Keek
Keek
  • General info (69)
  • Users (61)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (19)
  • Content sharing (52)
  • Security (40)
46points
Talkatone
Talkatone
  • General info (66)
  • Users (44)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (38)
  • Content sharing (33)
  • Security (40)
45points
Text Me!
Text Me!
  • General info (71)
  • Users (39)
  • Contacts (17)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (20)
44points
InstaMessage
InstaMessage
  • General info (65)
  • Users (91)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (31)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (20)
43points
TextPlus Free
TextPlus Free
  • General info (74)
  • Users (34)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (38)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (20)
43points
Frankly
Frankly
  • General info (60)
  • Users (41)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (25)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (40)
43points
Wickr
Wickr
  • General info (65)
  • Users (54)
  • Contacts (17)
  • Messaging features (31)
  • Content sharing (26)
  • Security (40)
42points
Google Allo
Google Allo
  • General info (64)
  • Users (41)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (25)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (40)
42points
FireChat
FireChat
  • General info (51)
  • Users (34)
  • Contacts (50)
  • Messaging features (25)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (20)
40points
Pinger
Pinger
  • General info (50)
  • Users (52)
  • Contacts (17)
  • Messaging features (44)
  • Content sharing (20)
  • Security (40)
39points
Surespot
Surespot
  • General info (66)
  • Users (44)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (19)
  • Content sharing (33)
  • Security (40)
38points
Fring
Fring
  • General info (78)
  • Users (24)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (38)
  • Content sharing (7)
  • Security (20)
38points
Wiper Messenger
Wiper Messenger
  • General info (44)
  • Users (52)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (31)
  • Content sharing (20)
  • Security (20)
38points
TextNow
TextNow
  • General info (70)
  • Users (42)
  • Contacts (17)
  • Messaging features (31)
  • Content sharing (33)
  • Security (40)
37points
Grouptime
Grouptime
  • General info (38)
  • Users (65)
  • Contacts (67)
  • Messaging features (31)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (20)
36points
TextSecure
TextSecure
  • General info (49)
  • Users (31)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (19)
  • Content sharing (39)
  • Security (40)
35points
Slingshot
Slingshot
  • General info (51)
  • Users (19)
  • Contacts (17)
  • Messaging features (13)
  • Content sharing (52)
  • Security (40)
34points
You & Me
You & Me
  • General info (39)
  • Users (9)
  • Contacts (0)
  • Messaging features (25)
  • Content sharing (72)
  • Security (0)
32points
Facetime
Facetime
  • General info (53)
  • Users (0)
  • Contacts (33)
  • Messaging features (19)
  • Content sharing (7)
  • Security (40)
26points
Blab
Blab
  • General info (40)
  • Users (65)
  • Contacts (0)
  • Messaging features (31)
  • Content sharing (7)
  • Security (0)
23points
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