Instant Messenger Compare

Internet > Communications
2017-03-13 18:10:08
WhatsAppSkypeGoogle HangoutsViberWeChatLINE
Worldwide User800 million560 million500 milion600 million1.1 Bil.400 million
Main Functionto send a message to your contacts in without any charges alternative way from contact people by using phone messagingto send text, stickers and emoticons, photos, voice and video messages for free to other Viber users.WeChat provides users with free mobile instant messaging, video and voice calls, group chat, and multimedia messagingOption to use a PIN to open the app.
IM Style ChatYesYesYesYesYesYes
Group ChatYes max 100 usersYes 300 peopleYes 150 peopleYes max 15 usersYesYes 50
Make video callsNoYes up to 25 peopleYes up to 10 peopleYesYesYes
Group callsNoYes up to 25 peopleYes 10 usersNoYes Live ChatYes max 8 users
SMS DeliveryYesYes Paid feature ($ varies per country)Yes on AndroidYesYes
Make phone callsYes 0.99 USD/yearYes Based on subscription plansYesYes Based on subscription plansYes Free
Free phone callsYesYes 25 user limitYes between US, Canada, Puerto RicoYesYes
Caller IDNoYes Paid featureNoYesYes
Payment methodsYes freeYes Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Ukash, Skrill, Maestro, Paybycash,sofortbanking, one-off bank transfer, Diners, paysafe card, JCBYes freeNo Calling others through phone provider
Phone Contact IntegrationYesYesYesYesYesYes
Google Contacts integrationYes
FB Contact IntegrationNoYesNoNo
Custom Chat AreaYes Background/ Font/ SoundNoYes BackgroundYes Background/ Font/ SoundYes Background/ Font/ SoundYes Background/ Font/ Sound
File transferNoYes- only some file formatsNo
Photo based contactYesYesYesNoYes
Sharing Features
Share photoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Share videoYesYesYesYes
Share voice messageYesNoNoYesYes
Without phone numberNoYesYesYesYesYes
Email + PasswordNoYesYesNoNo
Share account on multiple devicesNoYesYesYes
LinuxNo- outdated versionYes with web browserYes Ubuntu, FedoraNo
Mac OSYesYesYes with web browserYes Mac/OSXYes
WindowsYesYesYes with web browserYes Desktop, Win 10, Win Phone 8YesYes
Blackberry OSYesYesNo- text onlyYesYes
  • 2016-04-21 06:47:31
    2017-03-13 18:10:08
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