Download Im - Best Software & Apps

  • IMVU

    526.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Unique 3D IM client with avatars

    7
    947 votes
    • PROS: Very original 3D chat rooms, Totally customizable avatars, Credits enable you to acquire new stuff
    • CONS: Chat in speech bubbles is confusing, It can take some time to load
  • QQ Messenger

    International 1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    549 votes
    • PROS: Clear, nicely designed interface, Lots of customization options, Support for text, voice and video chats, Usual IM features: smileys, nudges, file sharing..., Extra tools like remote control, screen capture and video recording
    • CONS: Sometimes adding contacts is difficult, You can't download new interface themes, Number ID for contacts: not very user-friendly!
  • Spark

    2.5.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Free Streamlined Email Application for Personal Computers

    7
    289 votes
    • PROS: Spark makes it easy to categorise specific emails based off of the topic or their importance , There is no charge to download this email package
    • CONS: There is no default format available when composing emails, Settings are imported across multiple devices so some features may not be appropriate for mobile phones
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    • AIM

      (AOL Instant Messenger) 8.0.7.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      IM, text, voice and video application in one

      6
      42 votes
      • PROS: Allows huge file sending, E-mail client features
      • CONS: Video conferencing options not clear, Not as many users online as with other IM services
    • Digsby

      Beta Build 90

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Merge IM, email and social network accounts under one interface

      8
      39 votes
      • PROS: Control IM, email and social network accounts from one single interface, Support for the most popular online services, Clear, organized interface, Very complete settings menu
      • CONS: A bit slow when logging in, Facebook doesn't work properly with Digsby
    • IM+

      6.6.5

      License
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      Platform
      Android
      Symbian

      Chat in Facebook, Skype, MSN/Live Messenger, Google Talk, Yahoo!, AIM/iChat, ICQ, mig33, SINA Weibo, Mamba.Ru, Fetion, Jabber, VKontakte, Yandex IM, Odnoklassniki, RenRen and Mail.Ru Agent on the go!

      9
      4 votes
      • ArcSoft Magic-i Visual Effects

        2.0.0.65

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Improve video chats with webcam visual effects

        6
        188 votes
        • PROS: Supports all popular IM clients, Helps you improve image quality in video chats, Wide variety of filters and effects to choose from
        • CONS: It takes a while to understand how the program works, Depends on other apps - not a video chat program by itself
      • Trillian

        5.3.0.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        The popular multi-platform IM client is back!

        7
        89 votes
        • PROS: Compact design, Support for a dozen different protocols, Extensive settings menu
        • CONS: Interface can get a bit overwhelming
      • KidsWatch

        6.0

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Monitor what your kids see and do on the computer

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Lets you limit PC and Internet usage, Includes extra options to filter apps, ports and IM communications,
        • CONS: KidsWatch users are based on Windows users, No backdoor option to recover lost admin password,
      • Norton AntiVirus

        for Mac 12.4

        License
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        Platform
        Mac

        Protect your Mac from viruses with Norton

        5
        39 votes
        • PROS: Comprehensive virus protection, Scans IM clients, Updates everyday
        • CONS: May slow down your Mac, May detect false threats, Difficult to remove
      • IM+ for Windows 10

        0.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A multi-service chat client

        6
        20 votes
        • PROS: Connects with popular social networks, Ability to send pictures, Consolidates all of your chats
        • CONS: Doesn't offer much over stand-alone clients, Basic looking and feeling interface
      • BigAnt Messenger

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Powerful, secure IM client for local networks

        8
        14 votes
        • PROS: Includes both client and server apps, Attractive interface, Support for file transfer and video chats
        • CONS: None so far
      • IM+ Pro

        for BlackBerry 10.3

        License
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        Platform
        BlackBerry
        iPhone

        Talk with everyone at once

        5
        14 votes
        • PROS: Access all popular services, Simple to use
        • CONS: Can be a battery drain, Large contact lists take time to load
      • Jiangmin Antivirus

        KV2009

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Comprehensive antivirus tool with multiple real time monitors

        1
        56 votes
        • PROS: Complete antivirus app, Different types of scans, Real time monitor for email, IM and more
        • CONS: Can't be minimized to the system tray, Settings window is confusing
      • Miranda IM

        0.10.22

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Add multiple messaging clients in one simple interface

        7
        34 votes
        • IM Translator

          3.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Free Productivity program for Windows

          8
          1 vote
          • Psi

            0.14

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Instant messaging as free and open as it should be

            6
            11 votes
            • PROS: Fully customizable, Chat on multiple Jabber and IM accounts, Lots of tips and strong community, SSL encryption and OpenPGP
            • CONS: Commands can be a little technical
          • YuuGuu

            Beta build 793

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            An IM client to share and control remote desktops

            10
            5 votes
            • PROS: Easy remote control application, No extra hardware or configuration needed
            • CONS: Very slow, IM client too simple
          • Spicebird

            Beta 0.8

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            E-mail, calendar and IM client in one

            7
            7 votes
            • PROS: A free alternative to Outlook, Integrates with Gmail
            • CONS: Contacts list is limited, Still needs development
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