Skype used to be fantastic, but has been gradually strangled over the past few years, and now it is unreliable; the latest changes are ridiculous. I need to leave.
Is there another Windows program that can communicate via IM and voice/video chat? My most important needs are file transfer and screen sharing.
I have looked at Viber, oovoo, Hangouts, Zoom, WhatsApp, Talk, WeChat, Voca, Appear.in and Facebook Messenger, but none of them have a desktop app, they only offer mobile devices or a browser-based service. No EXE file!
TeamSpeak almost does what I need, but adds a layer of complexity (and cost) I would rather avoid. So that leaves Discord, which seems to work for me. Is there really no other option?