4 Alternatives to Google Allo for Web
vhan fire- Professor, writer, marketerWe use group chats here. Convenient and fun also for it has many stickers. You may also set appointment, be reminded about the schedule of meetings, share files, share locations and even challenge team members for games (just for fun and release some stress)
pherkan- designer | engineer | aeuoeuEither Telegram or Slack. Depends on what you're going to use it for.
Ryan Hoover- Founder, Product HuntI've used Telegram for years. It's super fast, on every platform, and secure (although some have raised concerns (see this article in Gizmodo). Just be sure to turn encryption mode on.
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Allo for Desktop is an unofficial native desktop app for Google Allo.
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AndroidHeadlines.com |There is a brand new open-source native desktop client for Google's Allo that solves at least one of the problems users might have with the web application. Namely, it bypasses the Allo for Web app's reliance on Google's Chrome browser which has been a problem for some users since the official web client was first released.
Android Beat | Android News, Hacks, Apps, Tips & Reviews BlogA developer named Kelvin Nguyen has compiled together a desktop client for Google Allo based on the web version of the app. Previously, the Allo client could only be run on a Chrome browser, which basically meant that the user needed to keep a browser tab open at all times to send or receive messages.
Android Police - Android news, reviews, apps, games, phones, tabletsAlmost a year after the app's initial release, Google updated Allo to work with a desktop client earlier this month. Like WhatsApp, the desktop app runs in your browser, and uses your phone as a proxy to send/receive messages. But for some strange reason, the app is currently limited to Chrome users.