List of Discord alternatives [2021]

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  • GitHub repo Zulip

    Zulip server and web app—powerful open source team chat


  • GitHub repo wire-server

    🇪🇺 Wire back-end services


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  • GitHub repo Tox

    The future of online communications.


  • GitHub repo TextSecure

    A private messenger for Android.


  • GitHub repo Rocket.Chat

    The communications platform that puts data protection first.


  • GitHub repo Mattermost

    Mattermost is an open source platform for secure collaboration across the entire software development lifecycle.


  • GitHub repo Vector

    A glossy Matrix collaboration client for the web.

    Element (formerly known as Riot).

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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