As you may or may not have heard about the Facebook official app is known to slow down your devices and also drains a lot of battery. Facebook has a very irritating requirement to download two separate apps one for sending messages and the other to check your newsfeed. All these annoying issues make using Facebook such a big hassle and that is why we have compiled a list of alternative apps for Facebook. Check out the list below.

Metal for Facebook

MetalMetal app for Facebook is better than the official app keeping in mind all the features that it has to offer. It is lighter to use, has a nice color scheme and offers customized notification and themes. It has an attractive interface.

Another amazing feature that Metal offers is the ability to use Facebook in a floating window and it is an ad free app.


Alias Facebook Home Launcher

AliasThis app works like an android launcher making your newsfeed only a touch away. It is all about the convenience of the users. This app enables user to use various layouts and shortcuts. It may not be an ideal app for people who do not want their home-screen to be mainly cluttered by Facebook. They might want to look for another app that suits them.


Klyph for Facebook

klyphOne of the most common complaints by users of Facebook official app is its dull UI. However Klyph is the solution to this particular complain as it has a sleek interface and it has an uncanny resemblance to Google+ app.

The downside to this app is that it has very limited functionality, it doesn’t have the chat feature for which you will have to download a separate app. But if all you look for is UI then this might just be the right app for you.

FriendCaster for Android

friendcasterIf you are used to the official app for Facebook and want something similar then you can give Friendcaster a shot as it has a similar interface but just a tad bit more sophisticated.

You have to do a lot of swiping and navigating as it is the main feature of the ap. Others include features like newsfeed filter which enables the users to only see the type of news that they want to see. It has multiple layouts and themes and has an option to use more than one account at the same time.

Fast Facebook App for Android

FastThis is probably one of the most famous alternative Facebook app. As the name suggests the app is pretty fast and has a lot of options for customization, it can also be shifted to external SD card which is great. It offers some security as well and the best thing is that it even has an in-built messenger for chatting.