Messaging apps seems to be the flavor of the season.As the smartphone market is changing everyday, messaging apps competitor’s are becoming more aggressive on providing better service compared to other messaging apps.Probably With thousands of messaging apps in the current market it is hard to choose the best among them.
The messaging apps allows you to perform a text, voice and video chat from your mobile phone.Chatting on desktop is a thing of past now.Soon chat apps will replace traditional text message on smartphones as well.
These messaging apps are available for Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows and Symbian operating system.The first app in this category was Black Berry Messanger (BBM).BBM was one of the top features for blackberry.All chat apps use data networks over WIFI, 2G, 3G and 4G.There are many good apps available in the market but we have tried to bring together the best and most popular messaging apps which are currently in use on mobile phone.
Here are the list of 10 Best Messaging Apps
WeChat is most popular among these.It is one of the best chat apps available today.It is a text, voice, video messaging app developed by Tecent Holding of china.You can explore various features like video call,voice chat,etc. WeChat has a special web wechat(mobile to computer chat) which also keeps it high from other messaging apps.WeChat is considered to be the best video chat app for mobile devices.
Available Platforms – iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia.
Download it now at WeChat
WhatsApp is one of the best messaging app available today and is the best alternative for SMS.WhatsApp connects through mobile data network or WIFI networks.WhatsApp can be used to send text, image, voice and video messages.
Available Platforms – iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia
Download it now at WhatsApp
Viber lets you send free messages, make video calls and HD voice calls.No matter where you go, what kind of device or network you use viber works everywhere.
Download it now at Viber
Line is perhaps the best alternative for WeChat. Line is an instant messaging application which can be used on smartphone as well as on PC. Line users can exchange text, audio, video.It also allows to hold audio, video conferences and VoIP calls.
Available Platforms – Android, iOS, Blackberry OS, Nokia Asha Series, Windows.
Download it now at Line
Nimbuzz is one of the pioneers of cross platform instant messaging. Viber and Line extended instant messaging from smartphones to PC. Nimbuzz works on smartphone, PC as well as on Tablet.
Available Platforms – Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS, Symbian, Windows OS, Java ME.
Perhaps Nimbuzz supports most of the the operating systems and device unlike others.
Download it now at Nimbuzz
BlackBerry Messenger is one of the killer apps developed only for Blackberry users.It is the best instant messenger. BBM is undisputed king of instant messaging for its reliability.On mid may BlackBerry announced that it will make BBM available for Android and iOS.
Skype provides the best video calling experience till date and remains an undisputed leader in video calling.Skype allows real time audio, video call across all devices and across all platforms and not just delivery of audio or video in form of messages.
Available Platforms – Android, iOS, Symbian, Blackberry OS, Windows OS, Linux
iMessage works only on Apple devices. iMessages allows users to send test, audio, video, pictures, documents over WIFI, 3G, LTE. It works on iPhone, iPad, iPod and macbook.
Finally Google is here.Hangouts is an instant messaging and video chat apps also called by name Google+ Hangouts.It is a convergence of Google talk, Google+ messenger and hangout.It works on all devices like mobile,tablet as well as computer.
Available Platforms – Web, Android, iOS
Download it now at Hangouts
10.Facebook messenger,chat heads
Facebook messenger is an instant messaging service which provides text and voice messages.It allows users to chat on mobile as well on Facebook.
Available Platforms – iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows and BlackBerry OS.
Download it now at Facebook Messenger