ScottCMO | Senior #UX Designer

What are some apps comparable to that don't require subscriptions?

Apps similar to - I like intercom however would like to be recommended comparable options. (Pref cheaper or don't require subscription).
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11 recommended
  1. 7

    A beautiful, simple live chat for websites.✨

    Alex Shvalev
    Alex Shvalev9CEO & Co-founder, Chaport Live Chat · Written
    Alex Shvalev made this product
    Chaport is a cheaper and simpler alternative to Intercom with the Forever Free Plan for 5 operators. It has beautiful apps for Mac, Windows, Web, iOS & Android.
    • Greg Stone
      Greg StoneOwner & Designer at ChampKid Design

      Easy setup and installation. Using it for our ecommerce store Pacific Outbound Clothing Co. We've been bouncing around multiple chat apps and each one has their own little quirks that we didn't like on mobile. But this one has proven to stand above them all. Looks great on the website and just worked. The backend dashboard could use a little color -it's all just very white- but that's just me. I think this product is going places.

    • Beth Fiedler
      Beth FiedlerHappy Entrepreneur w a few PH products 🙌

      Thanks very much for sharing this simple yet effective tool with the PH community. Will recommend Chaport to those who are looking for this. Congrats and Thank You! 👍👍👍

  2. 3

    Smart Customer communication: Live chat📝 + Email marketing📧

    HelpCrunchHelpCrunch Team · Written
    Functionality almost equivalent to Intercom but much more affordable. cool-looking and user-friendly.
  3. 2

    Affordable marketing automation with 5 minute setup

    Ayush Mittal
    Ayush Mittal28bro @boombro, Founder RefR ✌ · Written
    Marketing automation: collecting data, live chat, emails, visitor targeting, marketing campaigns and much more. Been using this for a while, support is great.
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    • Matt Pliszka
      Matt PliszkaCEO & co-founder @

      A really great extensive automation software focused on providing you with multiple functionality automating your daily connections with customers using different channels.

  4. 2

    Customer communication app for product marketers

    Nicholas Sheriff
    Nicholas SheriffFounder, Medic Ventures · Written
    It's the only one I've seen that's slightly comparable to intercom but in general their isn't anything that is "identical" to how amazing their platform is.
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  5. I'm super exciting to see how Hubspot Message works. Hubspot is soon to become a one-stop-shop for communication with customers.
  6. 1

    Talk to your website visitors- live chat software done right

    • Matt Pliszka
      Matt PliszkaCEO & co-founder @

      A simple live chat solution, worth a shot if you're looking for something simple and functional. I really like the group chat and seeing the visitor's typing features.

  7. 1

    AI & ML base chatbots & live chat with video chat & cobrowse

    It still requires a subscription at $30 / per seat / per month.
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    • Wasted my money on the new platform called Acquire. Customer support are nice when you buy but when you cancel it's a different face. Bad experience. Wouldn't recommend at all.

  8. Mozammil
    MozammilVice President, Research & Development · Written is a really cool suite of apps but, if you are looking for a live chat app for your website, I found to be pretty great too :)
  9. 1
    Crisp 2.0

    All-in-one solution to communicate with your customers

    Jindra Benko
    Jindra BenkoCEO @ Oyster., ex-Dropbox, ex-Google · Written
    Intercom is really hard to compete but you should check Crisp as well if you are looking for an alternative!
    • Kunal Arora
      Kunal AroraThe misfit. The rebel. The troublemaker

      Do not use this app. If you want to cancel subscription there support and CEO will say CANCEL it but they don't have any option for cancellation. They simply suck money out of your wallet. DON'T USE THIS!

    • Jordy van Gent
      Jordy van GentPerformance + Growth Marketing

      Used it with a small number of test uers so not sure how they perform with a high traffic site. But the onboarding and installation are easy.

  10. Simple and easy customer support software with a knowledge base, live chat, and ticketing system.Comes with a very nominal pricing.
  11. 1

    Communicate personally with every single customer.

    Jeroen Corthout ☕
    Jeroen Corthout ☕6Co-Founder Salesflare · Written
    Go for the real thing. You won't regret it. I wrote a post here about what makes the Intercom product so great:
    • Kyle Benoit
      Kyle BenoitI generate free traffic on the internet.

      Intercom is amazing our website started generating 20% more leads through their webchat, and support features, and even our local company was able to generate real sales consultant appointments from Intercom. If you are a service based business you cannot go without Intercom!

    • Matt Pliszka
      Matt PliszkaCEO & co-founder @

      A great application to automate engagement with your visitors, focusing on personal approach towards your customers