Players can now step up their game with the all-new Discord, an all-in-one voice plus text chat app that’s free, secure and even works on both desktop and phone. There’s no need to pay for TeamSpeak servers and hassles through Skype anymore. Gamers, why not simplify your life once and for all?
Did you know that Discord is also 100 percent free to use without any hidden strings attached or additional “gotchas”? This means that you can create and use as many servers as your heart desires without any slot limitations. Do you wonder, though, how the parent company can make money this way if it’s all for free? Well, in the near future, there may be optional cosmetics – such as themes, sticker and sound packs – that become available for purchase though manufacturers have already stated that they’ll never charge for players for using this app’s core functionalities. How cool is that?
What else is amazing about this product? It allows you to play freely with a peace of mind and a sense of true security. What do we mean, exactly? Well, a connected server that’s encrypted to all client communications likewise maintains your IP address secure as you focus on the more important things – like having fun and forgetting the time. Also, you won’t get ganked simply because you remain logged into Skype.
The Erlang backup cloud support also comes with its own resilient, built-in DDoS protection that likewise includes automatic server failover. As if that weren’t convenient and simple enough, the Discord app’s also available on both the Microsoft, Android, Google and Apple play stores. Download it to chat while you’re on the go or simply summon all AFK friends by sending push notifications with @mentions and you’ll be on your way to happiness in a handheld solution altogether.
We’re talking about text chat capabilities designed for our 21st century and beyond as you can easily share multiple images, videos, or links directly from your desktop or phone. This app also embeds most types of social media platforms directly in its chat functions, allowing you to do more for less. The GIFs will only play when your mouse hovers over them so that your CPU is mercifully spared. Post those GIFs and feel good about it: The pressure is off. Since the app’s designed to be used while you game, it thus has minimal impacts on your CPU; your game’s performance will not be affected even slightly.
Is this not the quickest and simplest app and setup that you’ve ever seen? Yes, it takes only ten seconds and does not require drivers or weird setting configurations. It may even run on your browser, which is fantastic for PUGs that you invite to voice channels or even those stubborn friends out there. You may download the Windows or OSX version for maximum performance.
File size55 MB
RequirementsWindows 10, Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP
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