When comparing Tox vs MegaChat, the Slant community recommends Tox for most people. In the question“What are the best Skype alternatives?” Tox is ranked 4th while MegaChat is ranked 9th. The most important reason people chose Tox is:
The code is licensed under GPL (may change in the future) and is available on [GitHub](https://github.com/irungentoo/toxcore).
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Free and open source
The code is licensed under GPL (may change in the future) and is available on GitHub.
Pro Multiple front-ends for multiple platforms available
At the moment there is no official Tox client, but a selection of 32 and 64 clients for Windows, OS X, Linux and Android is available.
Pro Privacy focused
Tox uses military grade encryption and works completely peer-to-peer.
Pro Security and privacy via end-to-end encryption
Both chat and video calls are encrypted.
Pro No software to install
MegaChat is browser-based and can be accessed via any modern web browser.
Pro Built-in simple filesharing
Pro Good audio and video quality
Con Early stages of development
Since Tox is relatively new, it has important features missing (like group video) and requires a proper code review before it can be deemed reliable and ready for everyday use.
Con In beta
There still are some bugs that have to be worked out.