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  • 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.
    • November 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 84,536 downloads
  • IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a virtual meeting place where people from all over the world can meet and talk.
    • November 27, 2014
    • Shareware
    • Windows (all)
    • 4,550 downloads
  • Supercharge team collaboration with group chat and IM.
    • November 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux/Android
    • 3,580 downloads
  • The whole world can talk for free with this p2p telephony software.
    • November 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 10,366 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • November 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 546,811 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)
    • 10 downloads
  • A serverless chat client for total privacy. Easy to use, Bleep offers freedom to communicate over text and voice, person to person.
    • November 26, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 890 downloads
  • Multi protocol instant messenger client.
    • November 25, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 6,328 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.
    • November 25, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 142,957 downloads
  • Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 7,509 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for iPhone and other smartphones.
    • November 24, 2014
    • Subscription
    • Apple iOS
    • 14,959 downloads
  • Skype is free and simple software that will enable you to make free calls anywhere in the world in minutes.
    • November 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 76,661 downloads
  • Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free.
    • November 19, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 3,747 downloads
  • Free text messaging and free video calls with more than 300 million people. Download for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone and BB here.
    • November 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
    • 302,975 downloads
  • WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    • November 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows Phone
    • 66,188 downloads
  • Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops
    • November 17, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 704 downloads
  • Free calls, text and picture sharing with anyone, anywhere.
    • November 13, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 113,695 downloads
  • Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • November 12, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 12,304 downloads
  • BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is the best way to connect and share instant messages, pictures and more for free, in real time.
    • November 11, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 442,068 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 30, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Apple iOS
    • 1,663 downloads
  • There are no limits. Call and message as much as you want.
    • October 29, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android/iOS
    • 45,424 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 28, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 21,121 downloads
  • LAN messenger from Softros. Instant LAN messaging software for offices.
    • October 27, 2014
    • Trial
    • Windows (all)
    • 3,197 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
    • 1,964 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
    • 7,794 downloads
  • Send files from your PC to mobile, Facebook and Google+ friends.
    • October 1, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 36,769 downloads
  • TeamTalk is a conferencing system which enables a group of people to collaborate and share information
    • September 22, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
    • 3,600 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)
    • 3,713 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
    • 126,834 downloads
  • Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • September 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 4,571 downloads
  • See when your friends are online, what game they're playing, and what server they're on.
    • August 18, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 4,926 downloads
  • Free video and voice calls, texts, photo sharing, games and more.
    • August 6, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Android/iOS
    • 4,319 downloads
  • Free calls and messaging for the connected generation.
    • July 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Android
    • 12,178 downloads
  • The popular MSN instant messaging client, the last version released on the 8.x branch.
    • July 4, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
    • 176,317 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
    • 2,112 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
    • 16,271 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
    • 1,728 downloads
  • Yahoo! Messenger is fun messenger with a lot of cool features.
    • June 9, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
    • 15,938 downloads
  • Adium is a multiple protocol instant messaging client.
    • May 20, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Mac OS X
    • 3,280 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
    • 1,902 downloads
  • ChatON is a global mobile messenger for various platform users in the world.
    • May 7, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 1,874 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
    • 365 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
    • 55,423 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
    • 1,164 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)
    • 1,001 downloads
  • Free Calls, Group Calls, Texting, Video, Group Video, and more.
    • February 27, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
    • 8,240 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)
    • 713 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
    • 2,172 downloads
  • Experience the free messenger that everyone’s talking about.
    • January 3, 2014
    • Freeware
    • Android OS
    • 1,725 downloads