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Mumble vs Teamspeak vs Ventrilo, Raidcall, Skype, Discord & Curse

Program LogoProgram NameOperating SystemPriceLow LatencyMinimal CPU UsageDirect MessagingIn-game OverlayCustom Hot KeysIndividual Volume ControlMultiple ChannelsRich Text ChatPermissionsFriends ListPush NotificationsMobile AppCodecIP ProtectionDDoS ProtectionMisc
DiscordWindows/MacFreeYes, FreeOpus
CurseWindows/Mac FreeYes, FreeOpusAddon for Hotkeys
MumbleWindows/Mac/LinuxHosting requiredYes, FreeOpus, GSM, Speex
TeamspeakWindows/Mac/LinuxHosting requiredYes, PaidCELT, Speex, Opus
VentriloWindows/MacHosting requiredNoSpeex
RaidcallWindows 2000+FreeNo???
SkypeWindows/Mac/Linux +moreFreeYes, FreeSILK
Rich Text Chat: Links & Images available in chat lobby or DM.
I’m going to compare these with a top winners scoreboard and top losers. If you want a detailed explanation scroll to the bottom to find the link just before the videos.

Top Winners Scoreboard

Price:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logoraidcall-logoskype-logo
Low Latency:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logomumble-logoteamspeak-logo
Minimal CPU Usage:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logomumble-logoraidcall-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
Direct Messaging:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logomumble-logoraidcall-logoskype-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
In-game Overlay:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logomumble-logoraidcall-logoteamspeak-logo
Custom Hot Keys:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logomumble-logoraidcall-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
Individual Volume Control:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logomumble-logoraidcall-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
Multiple Channels:discord-app-logomumble-logoraidcall-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
Rich Text Chat:discord-app-logoraidcall-logoskype-logoteamspeak-logo
Permissions:discord-app-logomumble-logoraidcall-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
Friends List:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logoskype-logo
Push Notifications:discord-app-logoskype-logo
Mobile App:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logomumble-logoskype-logoteamspeak-logo
Codec:N/A
IP Protection:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logomumble-logoraidcall-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
DDoS Protection:curse-voice-logodiscord-app-logo(This really depends on the service or voice hosting provider)

Wins:  discord-app-logo:15 curse-voice-logo:11 teamspeak-logo:11 mumble-logo:10 raidcall-logo:10 ventrilo logo:7 skype-logo:6

Top Winner!

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Discord

Top Losers Scoreboard

Price:mumble-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
Low Latency:raidcall-logoskype-logoventrilo logo
Minimal CPU Usage:skype-logo
Direct Messaging: N/A
In-game Overlay:skype-logoventrilo logo
Custom Hot Keys:skype-logo
Individual Volume Control:skype-logo
Multiple Channels:curse-voice-logoskype-logo
Rich Text Chat:curse-voice-logomumble-logoventrilo logo
Permissions:curse-voice-logoskype-logo
Friends List:raidcall-logomumble-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
Push Notifications:curse-voice-logoraidcall-logomumble-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo
Mobile App:raidcall-logoventrilo logo
Codec: N/A
IP Protection:skype-logo
DDoS Protection: mumble-logoraidcall-logoskype-logoteamspeak-logoventrilo logo(This really depends on service or voice hosting provider.)

Losses: skype-logo:9 ventrilo logo:8 mumble-logo:5 raidcall-logo:5 curse-voice-logo:4 teamspeak-logo:4 discord-app-logo:0    

Biggest Loser!

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Skype

Want to compare them 1 vs 1?

Use the chart below to drag and drop the program and compare it side-by-side to another chat client.

Program LogoProgram NameOperating SystemPriceLow LatencyMinimal CPU UsageDirect MessagingIn-game OverlayCustom Hot KeysIndividual Volume ControlMultiple ChannelsRich Text ChatPermissionsFriends ListPush NotificationsMobile AppCodecIP ProtectionDDoS ProtectionMisc

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DiscordWindows/MacFreeYes, FreeOpusCurseWindows/Mac FreeYes, FreeOpusAddon for HotkeysMumbleWindows/Mac/LinuxHosting requiredYes, FreeOpus, GSM, SpeexTeamspeakWindows/Mac/LinuxHosting requiredYes, PaidCELT, Speex, OpusVentriloWindows/MacHosting requiredNoSpeexRaidcallWindows 2000+FreeNo???SkypeWindows/Mac/Linux +moreFreeYes, FreeSILK

Still having a tough time deciding? Check out the vids below and read the written explanation on this post.


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