What are the best chat applications with public chat?

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    Slack organizes team conversations in open channels. It allows users to create a channel for a project, a topic, a team, or anything in between. It also gives everyone a transparent view of all that's going on.


    Web, Windows, Android, iOS, Mac

    Free- Varies by plan

    Tammy Patterson
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "Slack is the resource to use if you are looking for public chat functions. The ability to set channels for different functions is what I like the best about using Slack for my work team. "
  2. 5


    Discord is a voice and text chat specific for gamers that's all-in-one. You can use it in your desktop, downloading the software or online. It is completely free too and with a secure connection.


    Windows, iOS, Android


    Scott Bryant
    Written on January 3, 2018
    "Discord is another chat and communications tool like Slack. This one's geared more towards gamers but it's pretty decent if you don't game. Haven't had any problems with it but not blown away by it either."
  3. 3


    Matrix is a protocol for enabling real-time communication between different service providers.


    Joe Hawkins
    Written on December 30, 2017
    "Matrix may be a great chat application as long as you know how to use it and have friends or colleagues that use such tools. It works great as a chat application. "
  1. 2



    Telegram is a simple, fast and secure messaging app that allows your messages to be synced across all of your devices. Telegram is particularly useful for sending files and media as there is no filesize limit on what you can send.


    Android, iOS


    Chao Liu
    Written on December 30, 2017
    "It is almost a necessity, or at least a major convenience to have a good messenger app that can provide the user with all the necessary tools to make it a good one. This version seems to be of decent quality and with many features that make it worthwhile."
  2. 0



    Paltalk is a chat app for mobile devices which lets you meet new people around the world. You can join group chat rooms with thousands of topics, make new friends and enjoy live video chat without limits.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Laurana McInes
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "It is certainly application that you are looking for. You can check the guide for how to use it."


Best What are the best chat applications with public chat
1SlackApps 7 Free
2DiscordSoftware 5 Free
3MatrixOther 3 Free
4TelegramApps 2 Free
5PaltalkApps 0 Free

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