TechSpot

  • Free text messaging and free video calls with more than 300 million people. Now aslo available for Windows and Mac desktop computers.
    • January 29, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
    • 332,035 downloads
  • IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a virtual meeting place where people from all over the world can meet and talk.
    • January 29, 2015
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 4,750 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • January 28, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 80,681 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • January 28, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 619,921 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • January 21, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows Phone
    • 73,638 downloads
  • There are no limits. Call and message as much as you want.
    • January 21, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 52,324 downloads
  • Say “hello” to friends and family with an instant message, voice or video call on Skype for free. There’s so much you can do, right from the palm of your hand.
    • January 19, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Apple iOS
    • 1,763 downloads
  • Multi protocol instant messenger client.
    • January 19, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,398 downloads
  • Free calls, text messages, photo and video sharing – one app with all the functions you need to keep in touch with friends. Use ICQ and don’t worry about rates.
    • January 16, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 2,414 downloads
  • TeamTalk is a conferencing system which enables a group of people to collaborate and share information
    • January 15, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 4,130 downloads
  • A serverless chat client for total privacy. Easy to use, Bleep offers freedom to communicate over text and voice, person to person.
    • January 14, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 990 downloads
  • Free calls and messaging for the connected generation.
    • January 8, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 12,698 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • January 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
    • 4,030 downloads
  • Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free.
    • January 5, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 4,897 downloads
  • Free calls, text and picture sharing with anyone, anywhere.
    • January 2, 2015
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 127,955 downloads
  • Get Facebook Messenger to instantly reach friends on their smart phones, feature phones or desktop computers. Also available here for iOS, and Windows Phone.
    • December 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 222,607 downloads
  • Send files from your PC to mobile, Facebook and Google+ friends.
    • December 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 36,909 downloads
  • Snapchat is the fastest way to share a moment with friends. You control how long your friends can view your message - simply set the timer up to ten seconds and send.
    • December 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 107,496 downloads
  • Trillian helps you organize your online life with its powerful and flexible interface for IM, social networks, content syndication, the Web, and email.
    • December 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,853 downloads
  • BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is the best way to connect and share instant messages, pictures and more for free, in real time.
    • December 19, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 480,508 downloads
  • Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • December 19, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,444 downloads
  • Hangouts brings one-on-one and group conversations to life with photos, emoji, and video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android and Apple devices. Brought to you by Google. (Replaces Google Talk)
    • December 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 21,991 downloads
  • The whole world can talk for free with this p2p telephony software.
    • November 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 10,646 downloads
  • Miranda NG is a successor of a popular multi-protocol instant messaging client for Windows - Miranda IM. Very light on system resources and extremely fast.
    • November 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 100 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,709 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for iPhone and other smartphones.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Subscription
    • Apple iOS
    • 18,929 downloads
  • Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops
    • November 17, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 754 downloads
  • LAN messenger from Softros. Instant LAN messaging software for offices.
    • October 27, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,247 downloads
  • Why is TweetCaster the #1 Twitter app? At 4.4 stars, no other Twitter app has a higher user rating, even the official Twitter app. When it comes to Twitter apps, you have lots of choices.
    • October 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 8,444 downloads
  • Free voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype, whether they’re on an Android, iPhone, Mac or PC, as well as IMs to your friends and family, no matter where they are.
    • September 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 132,284 downloads
  • Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • September 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 4,691 downloads
  • See when your friends are online, what game they're playing, and what server they're on.
    • August 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 5,146 downloads
  • Free video and voice calls, texts, photo sharing, games and more.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Android/iOS
    • 4,539 downloads
  • The popular MSN instant messaging client, the last version released on the 8.x branch.
    • July 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 176,447 downloads
  • Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, and video chat and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application.
    • June 19, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Linux
    • 2,412 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • June 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Linux
    • 18,091 downloads
  • Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software primarily intended for use while gaming.
    • June 16, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 2,038 downloads
  • Yahoo! Messenger is fun messenger with a lot of cool features.
    • June 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 15,998 downloads
  • Adium is a multiple protocol instant messaging client.
    • May 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 3,340 downloads
  • LINE is a new communication app which allows you to make FREE voice calls and send FREE messages whenever and wherever you are, 24 hours a day. LINE has more than 150 million users worldwide and is used in over 230 countries.
    • May 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 2,062 downloads
  • ChatON is a global mobile messenger for various platform users in the world.
    • May 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 1,904 downloads
  • Unlimited messaging through your Internet connection. Message any way you want with text, pictures, videos, location, emoticons and more.
    • April 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS/Windows Phone
    • 405 downloads
  • 50 million users love Kik! It's the fast, simple, and personal smartphone messenger that connects you to everyone you love to talk to.
    • April 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Apple iOS
    • 59,523 downloads
  • We thought it was time that online voice chat finally lived up to the high-tech graphics and sound found in today's games. So, we created Dolby Axon for games and gamers.
    • March 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 1,504 downloads
  • KakaoTalk is a fast and multifaceted messaging app. Send messages, photos, videos, voice notes and your location for free. Make chatting extra fun with an array of emoticons and sticker collections.
    • March 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 1,111 downloads
  • Free Calls, Group Calls, Texting, Video, Group Video, and more.
    • February 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 8,650 downloads
  • The latest version of the popular MSN instant messaging client.
    • February 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 10,366 downloads
  • The most comprehensive gaming communications platform. Ever.
    • February 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 843 downloads
  • Ventrilo is the next evolutionary step of Voice over IP (VoIP) group communications software. Ventrilo is also the industry standard by which all others measure themselves as they attempt to imitate its features.
    • February 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 2,362 downloads
  • Experience the free messenger that everyone’s talking about.
    • January 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 1,895 downloads