Christopher LeachProgrammer and Student

My friends and I use hangouts for cross platform messaging, what's the best replacement?

RIP consumer hangouts, We need a new messaging app
8 recommended
  1. 3

    Be less busy. Real-time messaging, archiving & search.

    Fletcher RichmanCEO, Halp (Acquired by Atlassian) · Written
    I use slack even for just small groups of friends. It's an awesome way to organize and share gifs, emojiis, documents, etc.
  2. I cannot believe WhatsApp is lower on this list. Whatsapp is the most reliable cross-platform application I have used in recent years. It has a very simple UI and always always serves the purpose.
    DavisFounder at Flowhance · Written
    Slack is my number #1 suggestion for team-communication. But What's app is not a bad option neither.
  3. 2
    Facebook Messenger

    Facebook's standalone Messenger for the web

    Willie MorrisFormerly Amazon, Boeing, and Faithbox · Written
    I think Facebook messenger is a strong candidate - especially with it being given so much attention from Facebook. It should only get better.
  4. 2
    Telegram 3.0

    Chat in private or groups — now with smart Telegram Bots

    pherkanproduct designer at envision | · Written
    Either Telegram or Slack. Depends on what you're going to use it for.
  5. Enterprising Josh made this product
    If that's for business, use Bitrix24 Open Channels, you can chat from a single interface with FB Messenger, Skype, Slack, Viber, Telegram, Intagram, etc -
  6. RozBahramiDigital Media Manager, Skyprep · Written
    I would suggest BoostHQ. You can discuss and also share content that won't be lost like it would be in email threads or Slack chat-threads.
  7. Maulik ModiFull Stack Dev & nerd · Written
    I'll just say 4 words : chat, task-management, file-sharing, calendar.
  8. 1

    Real-time team messenger tool

    For real-time collaboration with the team. Stack of features - file sharing, video calls, task management, integrations and a lot more.... Oh and it's available across platforms plus, free to use for unlimited members! Great for small and big teams. It's awesome to use, slick and simple!