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Best 5 Apple’s FaceTime​ Alternatives Available to Download and Install

The recent bug that endangered the privacy of iOS and Mac FaceTime calls made lots of Apple users turn to a FaceTime alternative.

The bug is being currently investigated, but if you need a video call app replacement, or just want to try another service due to privacy concerns, the apps we plan on describing are the ones you should start with.


Skype allows you to made HD video calls for free, and it supports up to 24 people on a single call. The app is available on Android and iOS, and it is perfect for any type of call, from school projects, to work conferences.

To use Skype, simply create an account and add the people you know to your contact list. The service added the possibility to record, save, and share your video calls on both mobile and desktop.


Viber allows you to message, video chat, and send filters for free on an end-to-end encrypted platform. The app also enables users to make audio calls to landlines for a small free. Viber is available to download and use on Android and iOS and packs lots of features, gifs, stickers, and emojis. You can create or join chat rooms, and also play games in Viber with your contacts while chatting or taking a call.


WhatsApp is the most used and downloaded messaging app; landing the number one as the most downloaded app in 2018. The service offers end-to-end encryption and high-quality video calls. It is also working on a fingerprint lock and has recently released picture-in-picture video playback.

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is supported by iOS and Android and allows you to make video calls from almost anywhere. The app had split from Facebook back in 2014, and it has over one billion users at the moment.

Facebook Messenger is free to use via Wi-Fi and mobile connection, has cool filters, supports group chats, and it is incredibly easy to navigate. ​

Google Duo

Google has redesigned Google Duo after removing its renown Hangouts platform. The app is accessible on both Android and iOS for video calls, and it is easy to use. Google Duo packs useful features, including more streamlined tools for offline video and audio recording, and live video and audio chats.


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