Top Five Universal Messenger Apps

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As we all know, it is a real headache to log in to separate apps each time using separate accounts to interact in social media and texting with your friends. Most of us often think about a unified platform to access all that commonly used messaging applications at one place. If you are also one of them, we have the solution for you. There are many universal messenger apps for your convenience. They let you use your multiple favorite social communication apps at one place with a single login. In this article, we are discussing the top five universal messenger apps.

Top five universal messenger apps

  1. Franz
  2. IM+
  3. Trillian
  4. Station
  5. Rambox

1] Franz

Franz is the most popular universal messenger app as of now. It brings all your messaging apps including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Slack, Gmail, Skype, etc. in one single application. Unlike any other similar apps, Franz has the best user interface as it looks spotless. The user interface of this application is very user-friendly as well. The app performs well with tens of web platform accounts simultaneously.

franz universal message

The most significant advantage of Franz is that it lets you add unlimited accounts of a specific app in its platform. You can add multiple accounts of the same type in Franz and manage it effectively. However, Franz has some disadvantages too. Mainly, it shows advertisements while using it. Every hour, Franz will nudge you to upgrade to the premium version by making you wait for 10 seconds. It might delay one of your critical business messages.

Download Franz. 

2] IM+

This application doesn’t require any special introduction. It is one of the oldest and popular universal messenger application. It’s an excellent app because it lets you manage your messaging, social networking, and crypto services all in one app.

im+ universal message

IM+ was the best-unified messenger app of old times. However, things have changed, and the design is outdated. Also, it doesn’t support many of the newly introduced services and platforms. It focuses mostly on security and related financial features. You can use it for monitoring coin exchange rates and so on.

Download IM+. 

3] Trillian

Trillian is famous as a user-friendly instant messaging service. However, it works as a universal messenger app by allowing users to enjoy their favorite messaging apps like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Trillian app is famous for its extra security. According to the company, your data is safe with Trillian’s advanced technology. Trillian is currently available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android devices.

trillian app

The main disadvantage of this application is that it gives more focus to its instant messaging service instead of the unified messenger service. The number of supported messenger apps are very less in this platform. But as the oldest product, it still attracts many heads.

Download Trillian. 

4] Station

It comes with Google account based signup system too. So once you sign up with your Google account to create an account in Station, it will automatically log you into several Google applications. The station app includes Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Google Webmaster, Keep, Translate, Classroom, Allo, Play Store, etc. It comes with a fully packed app store which includes thousands of web applications inside one single app.

station universal messenger

It has all popular messaging services at your fingertip. You won’t miss any messaging application inside Station app store. You can add your desired service to the app and start using it right away. The user interface is beautiful, and it looks very modern. The app doesn’t have any advertisements, and you can download it for free.

Download Station. 

5] Rambox

Rambox is the best alternative for Franz app. It first became popular among Mac users. However, Rambox is now available as multi-platform and multi-device. Rambox provides the support for more services than Franz and is available for free for the standard account. It offers 150+ messaging services in its platform, and you can set up a passcode to secure them all.

rambox messaging

This app is universal, and you can easily access Rambox on any device with your account. You can manually add a service if it is not showing in the supported list. That’s a significant advantage. It has the support for Do Not Disturb mode too. Anyways, it has a premium version, which includes adblock and spellcheck features.

Download Rambox. 

The above listed five apps are the top best unified and universal messenger applications. There were hundreds of unified messenger apps in the major app platforms such as Google Play and App store. However, recently many companies removed their API support, and it became tough for the mobile app developers to create a unified messenger app with the popular social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, etc. Some of the above-listed apps support mobile platforms too.

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Akhil G

Skilled technology writer and widely-read journalist. Social media Influencer, FB India Media Partner. Managing multiple news portals and writing for many. Google Hall Of Fame award winner. Youth Icon of the year - Government of Kerala 2018.


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