Download Instant Talk - Best Software & Apps

  • Skype

    8.33.0.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    28923 votes
    • PROS: Group videoconferencing, Talk-chat-type, Excellent audiovisual quality, Calls to mobile, Integration with Facebook
    • CONS: Requires a good connection, High consumption of resources, Some features are extra
  • TeamSpeak

    Client TS3 3.0.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Talk with your friends or enemies while battling it out on the net

    7
    2485 votes
    • PROS: Excellent voice quality, Very handy for online games
    • CONS: Poor design, Sound can be tricky to configure
  • Google Talk

    1.0.0.105

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    A Google Talk client to call your Gmail contacts for free

    7
    7618 votes
    • PROS: Minimalist, PC to PC calls, Compatible with Jabber/XMPP
    • CONS: Too basic, Little room for customization
  • Paltalk

    11.6.604.17056

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Talk and video chat with people from around the world

    7
    645 votes
    • PROS: Chat with hundreds of people , Lots of chatrooms, Supports audio and webcams
    • CONS: Too many banners, Difficult to get to grips with, Free plan is a bit too limited
  • Nimbuzz

    2.9.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Old-fashioned and out-dated instant messaging platform

    7
    1115 votes
    • PROS: Enables you to sync contacts with your mobile phone
    • CONS: Fewer options than other similar tools, Really outdated, Only supports Facebook Chat
  • TeamSpeak

    Server 3.0.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Communicate with your friends over the net

    7
    246 votes
    • fring

      4.5.2.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone
      Pocket PC
      Symbian
      Windows Mobile

      Talk for free on your phone

      6
      60 votes
      • PROS: Clear, good looking interface, Supports all major chat services, VoIP, Twitter functionality
      • CONS: Lacks advanced IM/VoIP features, No Facebook support
    • Messages

      Beta Beta 8.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Android

      Apple's official chat client for OS X

      5
      325 votes
      • PROS: Better integration with iOS, Unlimited Messages to iOS devices, Integrated with Facetime, Supports AIM, Google Talk and Jabber
      • CONS: Removes iChat completely, Mainly benefits those with iOS devices
    • IM+

      6.6.5

      License
      buy Download
      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!

      7
      17 votes
      • Voxer

        Walkie-Talkie PTT 1.3.2.0002

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Windows Phone

        A walkie-talkie and so much more

        7
        107 votes
        • PROS: Text or voice chat over Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G and more, Supports group chats, Connect via Facebook to find friends, Supports offline messaging, Push to Talk technology
        • CONS: Sound quality is a little tinny
      • Express Talk

        4.35

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Virtual telephone compatible with most VOIP services

        7
        30 votes
        • PROS: Adds more options to normal VOIP calls, Allows business users to turn VOIP services into conferencing apps
        • CONS: Requires upgrade for advanced business features
      • eBuddy

        3.4.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Web Apps
        iPhone

        Chat with friends via instant messaging

        6
        34 votes
        • PROS: Tidy, tabbed interface, Attractive chat window, Works across a range of networks
        • CONS: No support for VoIP or Skype text chat
      • AIM Preview

        License
        free
        Platform
        Web Apps
        Windows

        Video chat and more right from your web browser

        6
        9 votes
        • PROS: Chat with contacts from Facebook or Google Talk within app, Video chat is simple to use, Nice, clean interface
        • CONS: Potential security issues with remotely stored chat histories, Not as many users as on other IM clients
      • WebPhone

        1.0.3.8861 RSL

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Talk with the whole world via Internet

        6
        15 votes
        • Nimbuzz

          2.40

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Symbian

          Chat with friends on MSN, Google Talk, ICQ and Yahoo!

          7
          52 votes
          • PROS: Assimilates contacts from all your messaging and social networks, Clear chat and messaging interface, Plenty of options and settings, Reliable VoIP connection
          • CONS: Can work out expensive if you don't have a data plan, Not too many emoticons
        • 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
        • Skype

          for Pocket PC Beta 3.0.0.256

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Pocket PC

          Talk for free with Skype on your PDA

          7
          503 votes
          • PROS: Compact, easy-to-use interface, Permits group chats, Send files, Full range of Skype emoticons
          • CONS: No video functionality, Occasional delays in sending text messages
        • 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
        • Megafon

          Beta 0.8515

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Talk without limits

          1
          3 votes
          • 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
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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          111.6.604.170566457.3Windows
          28.33.0.50289237.2Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
          31.0.0.10576187.1Windows, iPhone, BlackBerry
          4Client TS3 3.0.1624857Windows
          52.9.511156.7Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac
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