If you are a Skype user and seeking for some alternatives of Skype then here are some famous and free apps in order to be used easily and accessible quickly.

1. Whatsapp

Skype alternatives

Image Source – wikipedia.org

Whatsapp, a name that would not require any introduction about its feature and usage. One of the famous chat app available to chat, audio/ video calling. Though it is not free still it has billions of users around the world. It works on all mobile platforms and works with ad free screen display. It is a great alternative of Skype.

2. Facebook Chat

Skype alternatives

Image Source – hacktabs.com

Facebook Chat is another famous multi-platform app, used by millions of users around the globe. It is free app that has the facility to chat through smartphones, tablets or desktop. It works on all operating systems where you can send and receive messages. It is useful because one can receive messages even if he/she is offline and reply them while coming online. It has video calling available too.

3. Viber

Skype aternatives

Image Source – onhax.net

Another famous and alternative to Skype is Viber. It is used for sending messages, photos and to make free calls in any country via internet. It can be used on desktop or any smartphone you have. It supports all operating systems including Windows, Linux, and Mac, iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, Bada and Blackberry device.

4. Google Talk/ Google Hangouts

Skype aternatives

Image Source – themobileindial.com

Today everyone has a gmail account and the one using gmail account would surely be familiar with Google Talk (Gtalk). It is used for calling to the people who are in your contact list and have same app installed. In the year 2013, google merged Google talk to into Google hangouts. It is one of the famous social networking platform that supports video calling.

5. WeChat


Skype aternatives

Image Source – techariot.com

Wechat is one of the best alternative to Skype and WhatsApp. It is a free messaging service from China is the ideal combination of SMS, Twitter, Facebook, Skype and Instagram. Today WeChat has around 235 million users a month and gradually it is conquering the social world.

I Hope above Top 5 Alternatives To Skype are really helpful for you. Please comment or write an email if you have got any other famous and free alternative to Skype.