Alt.com Review (Updated for 2020)

Recommended Age

20 - 45

Number of Members

1 Million

Sign Up
Time

5 Minutes

For Singles Seeking

BDSM


Popularity

Features

Usability

Value

Safety

4.2 / 5.0

4.3 / 5.0

4.0 / 5.0

4.9 / 5.0

5.0 / 5.0

Everyone has their own tastes when it comes to relationships. I totally respect and understand that.

However, I had a bit of an underwhelming experience with online dating. I've always considered myself to be a true journeyman when it's come to relationships, and all the people I was meeting just wanted to stay in their very narrow lanes.

Alt.com has solved so much relationship dissatisfaction. Anyone who's ever longed to meet people that understand romantic energy, role-playing, and power transfer might consider this site.

Key Features

  • "Hot or Not" lets you see member profiles and decide if they are your type or not. You can quickly find matches this way.
  • "Astrological Compatibility" let's you see if another member is astrologically compatible with you or not. 
  • "Blings" are things you can put on your page to give it zeal and demonstrate your persona.
  • "My Kinks" is a place to share your sexual proclivities.

Membership

  •  750,000 members (from United States)
  •  80,000 people online per week
  •  60% male : 40% female
  •  Members focused on BDSM and other sexual adventures
  •  Members from all around the world

If you're into the BDSM lifestyle, you'll love Alt.com. This is a particular lifestyle that can be hard to understand at first.

However, having at least some open-mindedness can help. Other kinks and lifestyles are also represented on Alt.com.

People on Alt.com might not be looking to buy their wedding dresses, but they're still caring and respectful.

When you arrange something through this site, it's good to go over expectations and terms. Don't let yourselves be put in a situation that makes either or both people uncomfortable.


  • Fast signup process (3-5 min)
  • Can't sign up through Facebook
  • For adults 18 or older
  • Verification of email required

Your Alt.com account can be made in just a few minutes. There are five parts of the whole thing.

The site's openness regarding who it lets sign up is pretty amazing. In addition to single people, it also lets groups and couples create accounts.

It's totally free to make your Alt.com account. All the information solicited is basic in terms of helping people find out about you. 

You can also provide more details through self-written description section.


Profiles

  • Live chat and webcam for paying members
  • Need to pay to see full member profiles
  • "What's Hot" area for best profiles
  • No profile photo moderations. Adult images allowed

You know that a dating site is something special when it's profiles are full of things called "Blings."

Alt.com knows that it's not a site for people who wear their prudishness like a badge of honor. It's for people like you, who are always looking for new things to try.

The purity test area is one of the most interesting parts of
Alt.com. You can see where you and the other users on the spectrum of sexual adventurousness. 

In order to find this information out about others, you'll need to spring for premium access.


Making Contact

  • Live chat and webcam for paying members
  • Need to upgrade to get all message features
  • Chatroom for free members 
  • Excellent search options

A not-at-all-unwelcome surprise of Alt.com is that you can have talk to models via webcam for free.

This might not lead to something, but it's a good practice for meeting more people.

If you need help keeping track of all the amazing people you meet on the site, it's easy to make them a part of your friend or Hotlist.

The opportunities are fairly limiting when you have a free account. You'll need to upgrade to premium if you want to read or even write messages.

However, you can use the chatrooms even if you're only a free user.


Alt.com Costs & Pricing

Try just a week of Alt.com with a free account and see how you like it. You'll probably enjoy using the chatrooms, searching for users, and even checking out webcams.

The next step is reaching out to members, which requires a premium membership, Gold or Silver.

Aside from being able to message users, premium membership also lets you deliver online-only gifts to users, read exclusive blogs, and get search result priority.

There's also day-round help available, via phone. You can sign up for Silver or Gold for one month, three months, or a whole year.


Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Members worldwide
  • 5 min signup
  • Many ways to express interest in other members
  • Free to sign-up
  • Affordable membership

Cons

  • Live chat and webcam only for paying members
  • Narrowing down users can take time

The Bottom Line:

Alt.com is meant for people who are actually open-minded. So many people will claim to be, but they don't deliver on their promise.

If you think you're liberated, just wait until you see these profiles.

To get the most from Alt.com, you'll need to get Silver or Gold membership. The costs are quite reasonable.

There are also so many amazing features to demonstrate the value.


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