What are the best Discord alternatives?

While it's true that Discord has established strengthened popularity in the messaging terrain, some users are still looking for alternatives to the app. If you're one of them, you better check out this list compiled by our community! We're sure you also have suggestions, so feel free to drop them here!

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    #1Telegram

    Telegram

    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.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Adam Rogers
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "Telegram > Discord, any day! TG just has better features (like ephemeral messaging) and those differences make it better than discord 👌"
  2. 10

    #2Slack

    Slack

    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.

    Apps

    Web, Windows, Android, iOS, Mac

    Free- Varies by plan

    Melissa Patel
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "This is a good competitor to discord but compartmentalizing is important. I use this for work and I use Discord for gaming, that way, I won't accidentally announce to my clients that I've been playing Overwatch instead of doing my work 😜🤣"
  3. 9

    #3TeamSpeak 3

    TeamSpeak 3
    TeamSpeak is a voice chat tool created basically for online gaming, educational needs and training, business or connecting with your family and friends. Teamspeak can manage up to thousands of user simultaneously.
    Software

    Android, Windows, Other Platform, iOS

    Free- Free

    Ethan Rose
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "When discord is down, my pals and I use this... Not bad"
  1. 4

    #4Mumble

    Mumble
    Mumble is a voice chat intended mainly for gamers and for its use while gaming. It is open source, and runs under a low latency mode. It is free and connects under a safe connection to avoid security issues
    Software

    Web, iOS, Windows, Android

    Free

    Christine Elliott
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "Other applications like discord tend to be buggy, I've found.... This works great! No issues so far 😁"
  2. 3

    #5Ventrilo

    Ventrilo

    Ventrilo is a Voice over IP software the is mainly used by voice chat for gaming. It uses surround sound positioning and sound effects that are fully customizable for users. It offers excellent sound quality with a very low use of CPU resources.



    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Free

    Vishal Pillai
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "i scanned a discord alternatives reddit thread and found this. literally sent by god because it works so well!"
  3. 2

    #6Overtone

    Overtone

    Overtone is a voice-chat app and communication platform for gamers which allows users to communicate with their teams. Available for download for Windows and Mac computers.

    Apps

    Windows, Mac

    Margaret Young
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "Overtone discord is one of those easy to access apps around. "
  4. 1

    #7Skype

    Skype
    Skype is an online communication tool for videocalls, voice call, voice chatting and instant messenger services. You can use it for a wide range of needs, like calling your friends abroad,  voice chat and team chat for gaming, or many other necessities.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Chrome

    Free

    Yang Xia
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "I didn't actually look at skype like it is one of the other applications like discord, but now that i see it here, i can actually see it like it is. I could actually use it as a platfrom to contact my teammates and strategize or converse. "
  5. 0

    #8Riot

    Riot
    Riot is an open-source, collaborative, and end-to-end encrypted messaging application. It features VoIP and video calling, group chat, collaborative groups, file sharing, integration, and encryption,
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Manuel Cortés
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "I need apps like discord for android asap, im a gamer and i need something usable. Riot works just as fine as discord."

Summary

Best What are the best Discord alternatives
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1TelegramApps 29 Free
2SlackApps 10 Free
3TeamSpeak 3Software 9 Free
4MumbleSoftware 4 Free
5VentriloSoftware 3 Free
6OvertoneApps 2 Paid
7SkypeSoftware 1 Free
8RiotSoftware 0 Free
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