TechSpot

  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • October 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 485,571 downloads
  • Free text messaging and free video calls with more than 300 million people. Download for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone and BB here.
    • October 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
    • 275,295 downloads
  • Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops
    • October 23, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 614 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • October 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,269 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.
    • October 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 109,797 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.
    • October 21, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 1,804 downloads
  • LAN messenger from Softros. Instant LAN messaging software for offices.
    • October 21, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,137 downloads
  • BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is the best way to connect and share instant messages, pictures and more for free, in real time.
    • October 17, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 403,428 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.
    • October 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Apple iOS
    • 1,633 downloads
  • Free calls, text and picture sharing with anyone, anywhere.
    • October 15, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 103,175 downloads
  • There are no limits. Call and message as much as you want.
    • October 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 40,614 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
    • 7,414 downloads
  • The whole world can talk for free with this p2p telephony software.
    • October 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 10,136 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)
    • October 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 20,531 downloads
  • Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free.
    • October 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 2,657 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • October 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 70,691 downloads
  • Send files from your PC to mobile, Facebook and Google+ friends.
    • October 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 36,699 downloads
  • Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • September 30, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,174 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • September 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 3,020 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.
    • September 25, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 76,186 downloads
  • TeamTalk is a conferencing system which enables a group of people to collaborate and share information
    • September 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,430 downloads
  • A serverless chat client for total privacy. Easy to use, Bleep offers freedom to communicate over text and voice, person to person.
    • September 17, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 870 downloads
  • Multi protocol instant messenger client.
    • September 10, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,198 downloads
  • Trillian helps you organize your online life with its powerful and flexible interface for IM, social networks, content syndication, the Web, and email.
    • September 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,643 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
    • 122,824 downloads
  • Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • September 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 4,391 downloads
  • See when your friends are online, what game they're playing, and what server they're on.
    • August 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 4,856 downloads
  • IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a virtual meeting place where people from all over the world can meet and talk.
    • August 14, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 4,250 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • August 8, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows Phone
    • 61,888 downloads
  • Free video and voice calls, texts, photo sharing, games and more.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Android/iOS
    • 3,929 downloads
  • Free calls and messaging for the connected generation.
    • July 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 11,988 downloads
  • The popular MSN instant messaging client, the last version released on the 8.x branch.
    • July 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 176,157 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
    • 1,922 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
    • 15,041 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
    • 1,528 downloads
  • Yahoo! Messenger is fun messenger with a lot of cool features.
    • June 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 15,858 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for iPhone and other smartphones.
    • June 4, 2014
    • Subscription
    • Apple iOS
    • 12,269 downloads
  • Adium is a multiple protocol instant messaging client.
    • May 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 3,220 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
    • 1,852 downloads
  • ChatON is a global mobile messenger for various platform users in the world.
    • May 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 1,844 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
    • 345 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
    • 53,653 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
    • 964 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)
    • 861 downloads
  • Free Calls, Group Calls, Texting, Video, Group Video, and more.
    • February 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 8,020 downloads
  • The latest version of the popular MSN instant messaging client.
    • February 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
    • 10,346 downloads
  • The most comprehensive gaming communications platform. Ever.
    • February 14, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 643 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
    • 2,052 downloads
  • Experience the free messenger that everyone’s talking about.
    • January 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 1,475 downloads
  • With Instantbird, you can now talk to all your friends with a single application. AIM, Yahoo, MSN, Google Talk, Facebook and even Twitter are supported.
    • December 20, 2013
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 510 downloads