Download Instant Sharing - Best Software & Apps

  • Viber

    5.6.0.2415

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Call and text free over 3G and Wifi

    7
    2118 votes
    • PROS: Very simple to use, Notifies you of contacts who are on Viber, Decent call quality, Send photos and videos, Stickers and emoticons to liven up chats, Group messaging with up-to 100 people, Hold & Talk feature
    • CONS: You may have to convince friends to switch to Viber
  • Skype for Windows 10

    2.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Video chat, texting and instant messaging in one

    7
    1708 votes
    • PROS: Supports video chats, texting and instant messaging, High quality video chats, Automatically imports contacts from Microsoft accounts, Lots of emoticons, Free group video calls and screen sharing
    • CONS: Interface looks a bit sparse, Contacts may need editing after importing
  • QQ Messenger

    International 1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    772 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!
  • Windows Live Messenger

    Build 14.0.8117.416 2009

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Symbian

    See. Hear. Share. Instantly.

    8
    23310 votes
    • PROS: Nice customizable interface, Great photo sharing service, New options for contacts management, Tons of emoticons, winks and other eye-candy for chats
    • CONS: No custom status messages, Uncomfortable menu buttons, Installation file is getting bloated, Advertisement on the main interface
  • Lync for Windows 10

    16.0.1929.1162

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Videoconferencing and instant messaging for businesses

    5
    21 votes
    • PROS: All-in-one communication program, Options for sharing, sending files , Optimized for touchscreen
    • CONS: Limited options available, Unable to manage your contacts, Unable to personalize the app, Unsuccessful when attempting to sync the chat history
  • EverNote

    5.8.3.6507

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Pocket PC
    Windows Mobile
    iPhone

    Store and quickly synchronize anything

    7
    486 votes
    • PROS: Capture anything, Add notes, images, passwords, etc., Organize items in notebooks and by tags, Easy data syncing across platforms
    • CONS: None worth mentioning
  • Nimbuzz

    2.9.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Java

    Old-fashioned and out-dated instant messaging platform

    7
    1112 votes
    • PROS: Enables you to sync contacts with your mobile phone
    • CONS: Fewer options than other similar tools, Really outdated, Only supports Facebook Chat
  • Feem for Windows

    4.2.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Feem: Painless local sharing

    7
    20 votes
    • QQ for Mac

      International 1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Complete IM client with cute design and great features

      6
      62 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!, No video chat feature
    • Viotalk

      1.0.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      With Viotalk send free instant video live chat & live video conferencing with easy social sharing via text messages, email..

      9
      11 votes
      • Linphone

        Varies with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Linphone offers secure, free VOIP

        0
        1 vote
        • PROS: Full calling functionality over the internet, Instant messages and picture sharing
        • CONS: You don’t get as much support as big rivals, Technical side is less user-friendly needs setup
      • Wire

        1.1.12

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Plug in to a new kind of messenger app

        7
        3 votes
        • PROS: Looks gorgeous, Crystal clear audio quality, Supports SoundCloud music sharing
        • CONS: Awkward user interface, Needs more features, Only worth installing if all your friends do
      • Feem for Mac

        4.2.6

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Feem: Painless local sharing

        10
        2 votes
        • eBuddy Mobile Messenger

          (Java) 2.2.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Java

          Messaging client supporting MSN, Yahoo, AIM, Google Talk and Facebook

          7
          246 votes
          • PROS: Tidy, tabbed user interface, Supports a range of IM networks, Photo sharing within chat
          • CONS: No support for VoIP or Skype text chat
        • Fuze Meeting

          13.10.10610

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Participate in an HD video conference, share your desktop, present content from the cloud instantly.

          1
          6 votes
          • eBuddy Mobile Messenger

            for Nokia 1.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Java

            Multi-network instant messaging on your mobile

            7
            512 votes
            • PROS: Tidy, tabbed user interface, Supports a range of IM networks, Photo sharing within chat
            • CONS: No support for VoIP or Skype text chat
          • SharingMenu

            1.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Instant sharing control

            -
            No votes yet
            • Coccinella

              0.96.16

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Chat client with a built-in whiteboard

              5
              4 votes
              • PROS: Loads of plugins, Cross platform (works with ICQ, MSN, Google Talk), Manage messages via inbox, Sharing whiteboard is fun
              • CONS: Normal messages a little confusing, Can't use multiple accounts
            • Coccinella

              0.96.16

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Chat client with a built-in whiteboard

              7
              3 votes
              • PROS: Loads of plugins, XMPP client (works with ICQ, MSN, Google Talk), Manage messages via inbox, Sharing whiteboard is fun
              • CONS: Normal messages a little confusing, Can't use multiple accounts, Sometimes stalls at startup
            • Qnext

              3.0.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows
              Mac

              Connect to all your instant messengers at once

              8
              16 votes
              Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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              25.6.0.241521187.3Android, Windows, iPhone, Mac
              32.717087.1Windows
              4International 1.67726.9Windows
              52.9.411126.7Windows, Android, iPhone, Windows Phone
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