Top 10 alternatives to Chinese apps like TikTok, Shareit as Indian govt bans them.

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Top 10 alternatives to Chinese apps like TikTok, Shareit as Indian govt bans them.

Alternatives to Chinese apps like TikTok, Shareit as Indian govt bans them.

1. TikTok

Chingari app, which is being touted as a new “Indian alternative” to TikTok, has crossed over 25 lakh downloads on Google Play store. According to the company, the app reached the latest milestone of 25 lakhs downloads from roughly 6 lakh downloads in just ten days. The short video-sharing app has largely favourable reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5. The app is also available to download via Apple App Store where its average rating is of 3.9 out of 5. Recently, another TikTok rival, Mitron app crossed one crore downloads on Google Play store.


Files Go

Google’s own Files Go is a wonderful file manager that has been designed to remove clutter on your Android Phone. The app can automatically pickup hidden and discarded waste like unused APK files, duplicate files, Good morning messages, etc. and then allows you to delete all of them at once.

3.UC Browser , UC News

UC Browser, which is one of the popular mobile browsers, with over 50 crore downloads, has been banned in India. The government said that it decided to impose the ban as the browser was amongst the 59 apps that “pose a threat to sovereignty and security” of the country. This means that instead of downloading the UC Browser for the time being, you should look for some alternatives. There are many renowned browsers that can replace the solution developed by Chinese company UC Web, such as Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. But if you’re looking for specifically “Indian” browsers that you can download on your Android device, we have five options you can use instead of UC Browser.

4. CamScanner


Microsoft’s Office Lens app is a very powerful tool. Apart from scanning different sorts of documents, it even lets you scan handwritten notes, whiteboards and diagrams, and more. The app also lets you convert images to PDF, Word, and PowerPoint files, and save to OneNote, OneDrive, or your local device. There is also support for OCR and auto-edge scanning.

5.ES File Explorer

Total Commander. Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows. …

6.Viva Video

he Best Video Editing Apps. Quik. Adobe Premiere Clip. iMovie. WeVideo. Clips. Splice. Cameo. KineMaster. PowerDirector. LumaFusion. VideoGrade. Pinnacle Studio. PicPlayPost. VivaVideo. Videoshop. Magisto. Funimate. ALIVE Movie Maker. Vizmato. FilmoraGo. VideoShow.