Want to Boycott Chinese App? Here are the alternatives you can use

Chinese apps are very popular in the google app store. The chances of you using the Chinese app are extremely high. There are Chinese apps available for each and every category of app. From file sharing app to high-quality games, most Chinese apps have millions of users. With growing anti-China sentiments in a different part of the world, people are now searching for alternatives to the Chinese App. But you might not know that the app you are using is made by a Chinese company or not. So, we have made a list of the most popular Chinese App and also we have listed their alternatives.

  1. ShareIt, Xender
    ShareIt and Xender are the most popular app used to transfer files. Both of these apps have millions of downloads. The popular alternative of the ShareIt and Xender is Files by Google.
    The process of sending files through Files by Google is similar to Xender or ShareIt. Since the app is made by Google, it is reliable and frequently updated
  2. CamScanner 
    CamScanner is available in both Android and iOS and it is used as image scanners. This is easy to use and share which made it extremely popular. There are different alternatives to this one but we suggest using Adobe Scan and Microsoft Office Lens. Both of these apps are free and from a reputable company.
  3. UC Browser
    UC Browser is one of the popular browsers used to browse internet from mobile. Many people may not know that it is developed by the Singapore/China-based mobile Internet company UCWeb and owned by the Alibaba Group. Possibly, if you are also reading this article in UC Browser. The alternative of UC Browser is Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera. All of these 3 browsers are also popular.
  4. TikTok / Helo
    You might have known that Tiktok is a product of a Chinese company but you might not have known about Helo. Helo is now growing in China with more than 40,000,000 users and with various Indian celebrities promoting it. Helo app was launched by China’s Bytedance in June 2018. There are different alternatives for TikTok and helo. You can use apps like Vimeo, Triller, and Sharechat
  5. PUBG
    PUBG is one of the highest downloaded games in recent years. Even though PUBG for PC and console was developed by Bluehole which is a Korean company, the mobile version is produced by the Chinese gaming company. There are different alternatives available for PUBG, some of the popular ones are Freefire and Fortnite.
  6. BeautyPlus, MakeupPlus
    BeautyPlus and Makeup Plus are simple, yet powerful photo editing tools, artistic effects that have augmented reality (AR) filters. Both apps are made by same company name Meitu Inc. which is a Chinese technology company established in 2008 and has headquartered in Xiamen, Fujian. There are many other photo editing tools available in Playstore. One similar app is B612 which is owned by Japan’s Line Corp
  7. App Lock
    App Lock is a popular app used to hide the image, videos as well as social media like Facebook, Twitter. This app is made by domobile which has also made other similar apps like VIP and Mixnote. Instead to AppLock by domobile, you can use other similar apps like Norton App lock which is made by Norton.
  8. Turbo VPN
    Turbo VPN is a widely used VPN service that is used to unblock sites that are country restricted. Instead of using Turbo VPN, you can use other VPN services like Nord VPN, Proton VPN, and OpenVPN
  9. WPS Office
    WPS Office is a Free Office Suite for Word, PDF, Excel is an all-in-one office suite that integrates all the required package. This app is very famous among the user. It has over 1.3billion downloads. This app is made by Kingsoft Office Software Corporation Limited. Instead of using this, you can use its alternative app called Microsoft Office which is officially made by Microsoft
  10. Kids APP
    There are many kids app available in the play store and many of them are from the Chinese company. So, alternatively, we recommend you to use TBO Kids corner. It is a free and lightweight app that can be used to teach the children. It can be used to tech basics of alphabets, numbers, and various other things. It also have fun games for the child.

    You can download this app from here
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