Social Media is the new way of communication. People are shifting from physical form of communication to connecting digitally. It is being used to connect with friends and family as well as for networking. There are alternatives that come out for each app like the Indian versions of TikTok, similarly, many apps function like Snapchat.

Here is a list of all those apps which are similar in functioning to Snapchat

  1. Instagram
  2. Sweet Snap
  3. Messenger
  4. Bigo Live
  5. B612
  6. Wickr Me
  7. SNOW
  8. Marco Polo
  9. Youcam Perfect
  10. Yovo



Instagram no doubt is one of the most used apps. This is definitely a no brainer since almost everyone is on the app. Apart from the basic tools of posting a picture, the large amount of effects and filters make it stand out.

Similar to snapchat it also offers alot of face filters which can be used to create fun and interactive posts or stories. Along with this, it has also introduced reels which make the app quite similar to TikTok as well.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store


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Snapchat is widely famous for the endless amount of face filters it offers. If you are someone who is really into face filters than this is definitely the app to get your hands on. The sweet snap app makes taking selfies super easy and add that perfect pop using unique filters, stickers or even beauty filters. The options are so many that it will keep you engaged thoroughly. Not only this you can even create GIF’s using the app.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store


Messenger is a famous online chatting app used to connect with friends, family or even business people etc. It can be said to be quite similar to WhatsApp. But not only does it provide a platform to connect via texting it also offers much more. It has 3-D masks, some special effects, face filters that have made the simple messaging alot more fun. You can also share stories just like on snapchat and the stories stay ephemeral which is another feature like Snapchat.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store



Bigo live is a live stream app as the name suggests. It is a free app that helps users create video blogs as well as livestream their activities. The objective of these videos or blogs being monetising it. While live-streaming the live streamers receive live commentary from other users which makes it very engaging. Apart from this the users can gain fans, receive gifts or even simply interact with other people.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store

5. B612

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B612 is an app that is specifically designed for photography. You can click high-definition selfies and add various filters on your clicks before sharing it with others. Along with adding filters you can also add some music to add that extra fun. Overall the app provides a variety of filters and effects that can play with your face in various ways.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store

6. Wickr Me

If you are looking forward to an app that offers high-level security along with providing everything else then this is the app. The app enables to send and receive encrypted photos, messages as well as videos. Just like snapchat that has ephemeral content, Wickr me has a shredder function performing the same function. It gets rid of the images, videos or messages which is completely irreversible.

You also have the option to customise the videos as well as the photos with stickers, filters or some fancy graffitis.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store


If you are someone who is an absolute fan of AR filters then this is definitely the app for you. This camera app has a whole lot of diverse beauty filters and effects. You can create your very own version of it and save the custom beauty effects as well. It opens up access to thousands of stickers, different sorts of makeup looks that can help create visually-appealing images.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store



Marco Polo is a video calling and messaging app that makes the entire experience fun by integrating various social elements. You can add filters, effects to make it engaging and privacy is the key-priority of this app!

It is also refered to as the ‘VIDEO WALKIE TALKIE’ which allows you to send messages rapidly every now and then.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store



Youcam perfect is the one stop app to edit all your selfies. So many people have been constantly using it’s camera and the editing feature to capture some of the best pictures. From stickers, to fun camera filters, face touch-up and photo effects it has it all to take the picture to the next level.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store



Slingshot is another instant messaging app that allows sharing pictures and videos with friends. It was designed by Facebook and considered to be Snapchat’s clone. The app allows you to take a quick photo or video and then add some colourful elements, mark it up or even add some text. It makes the messaging fun, interesting and engaging just like Snapchat does.

The app is available on IOS and Google play store

So, these are the 10 best apps which are the alternatives to Snapchat. You can try any one of these apps and get an experience similar to that of using Snapchat!

Last Update: July 26, 2020