Viber Top Alternatives – Free Download and Install On Your iPhone
A while ago, the internet users didn’t have many options when it came to messaging applications, as they were limited to only a few names, and Skype was on top of the list. But at first, this application ran on computers and many times, the slow internet connection or the mic malfunctions were giving the users a hard time. Then, the smartphones became the new favorite gadgets and more messaging applications were released, starting a war between their developers, who had one goal: to convince more and more people to use their software. Viber is a cool application with many features, but it’s not perfect. Below, we’ll tell you about a few alternatives that you might want to try out.
This is an application with 200 million users, and it was launched back in 2009. With Tango, the users can make free voice and video calls over 3G, 4G and WiFi networks, they can send text messages, photos and they can even play games. If English is not your primary language, the application is available in 13 other languages. The application has some photo editing tools, because Tango teamed up with Aviary.
The latest version of Fring for iPhones is 188.8.131.52 and it was released at the beginning of January. It’s not a well known application and it received some bad reviews from unsatisfied users, but it’s a decent alternative to Viber because it can offer low cost calls to mobile and landline numbers (using the fringOut service), the users can make voice and video group calls with up to 4 friends and talk with them using their iPads and iPods.
This application is a Google Talk client and to access it, you will need to use your Google ID. Luckily, it supports iOS devices and even Macs, and you can call them if they’re also logged in from their devices. You are allowed to control voice and video calls using the bar of icons at the bottom of the screen and you’ll personalize your chats with cool emoticons.
Vonage allows free group messages with up to 50 users, it can be downloaded on iPhones, iPads and iPods and it works over 3G, 4G and WiFi. The voice and video calls are free within the application, but the users can also make low-cost international calls to landline and mobile numbers (the rates are 30% cheaper than on Skype).
Apple launched this application in 2010 for iPhones, but it also runs on Macs that are equipped with a FaceTime camera. Unfortunately, with this application you can make group conferencing, and to activate FaceTime during a phone call, you will press the FaceTime button.