In some way, computers and smartphones have taken over our lives. We can’t imagine not one day without using these devices, whether it’s for fun, or for work. Nowadays, there are a lot of messaging apps available on the market, and they aren’t only used for chatting purposes, you can send pictures, share video and audio content as well. They can be installed on any smartphone, regardless of the operating system you have. Almost any messaging app is compatible with Windows, Android, and iOS operating system. You download them quickly and start chatting right away.

Messenger

MessengerEven though Facebook continues to decrease in popularity, its messaging app remains as one of the most popular. There are currently over one billion of Facebook users, and messenger is a product of Facebook, so we can assume that the same number of people is using this app. Facebook messenger allows people to chat in real time using the smartphones. The great thing about this chatting app is that you don’t have to be logged in to Facebook in order to use it. On the other hand, it has the same functions, but the slightly different interface, depending on the system you are using.

WhatsApp Messenger

Just like the Facebook messenger, the WhatsApp has the same score; it has been downloaded by over one billion users. This is the second largest messaging in the world. Because of its improved features, it has gained more users recently. What makes this app so accessible is that it doesn’t feature any commercials and it’s free. It can be downloaded from Apple store or Google Play. WhatsApp is very easy to use, and you just need the Internet connection. Overall, a really great app for chatting with your friends.

WeChat

Even though, this app isn’t popular in U.S. market; we traced its roots to China. A lot of Asian countries are using the WeChat, and it’s a cool chatting tool that offers various features. If you just shake your phone, you can find nearby users of this app, and you can use GPS functions as well. The app is free, which contributes to a high number of subscribers. So, if you have some Asian friend, then we definitely recommend you to download this app.

Line

Another messaging app similar to WeChat and has more than 200 million of active users. The Line is a free app, and it allows you to make free calls and send messages. It is very popular in the Asian countries, and it offers impressive features, such as line group, video and voice calls, line stickers and line timelines. The video and calls are of high quality, in case you are wondering.

Viber

Viber is a social chatting app, and it is similar to previously mentioned applications. You can make voice and video calls, as well as send messages. It has a lot of new stickers, and the number of users has grown over the years. Now, Viber has a group chat option as well.