Alternative apps to Pidgin:
  • 4.2
    142 votes
    Crystal-clear cross-platform voice communication. A gamers' favorite.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux/Android
  • 4.2
    619 votes
    Make calls, send messages and much more - freely and securely. Viber works on most Android, iOS, and Windows 10 devices, as well as Mac and Windows computers.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 4.6
    29 votes
    Send files from your PC to mobile, Facebook and Google+ friends.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS
  • 4.3
    23 votes
    Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 4.8
    22 votes
    IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a virtual meeting place where people from all over the world can meet and talk.
    • Shareware
    • Windows
  • 4.3
    31 votes
    The latest version of the popular MSN instant messaging client.
    • Freeware
    • Windows XP/Vista/7
  • 4.3
    36 votes
    Allows internet users to communicate via private, personalized text messages.
    • Adware
    • Windows/macOS
  • 4.9
    7 votes
    Multi protocol instant messenger client.
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 5
    6 votes
    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.
    • Freeware
    • Linux
  • 5 /5
    2 votes
    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.
    • Freeware
    • Windows
  • 1 /5
    1 votes
    Tor Messenger is a cross-platform chat program that aims to be secure by default and sends all of its traffic over Tor.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux