Download Instant Talk - Best Software & Apps

  • Skype

    8.43.0.56

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29245 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
  • Google Talk

    1.0.0.105

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    A Google Talk client to call your Gmail contacts for free

    7
    7630 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
    656 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 Messenger

    7.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Chat for free on your Android phone

    7
    68 votes
    • PROS: Supports a wide range of networks, Organizes contacts very well, Offers lots of ways to communicate, Free text messaging
    • CONS: Poor access to Facebook contacts, No video chat, Temperamental Skype voice chat
  • TeamSpeak

    3.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    7
    2496 votes
    • PROS: Excellent voice quality, Very handy for online games
    • CONS: Poor design, Sound can be tricky to configure
  • Voxer

    3.18.19.21081

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    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
  • fring

    4.5.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Talk for free on your phone

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

    Server 3.0.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Communicate with your friends over the net

    7
    253 votes
    • IM+

      7.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      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
      • WebPhone

        1.0.3.8861 RSL

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Talk with the whole world via Internet

        6
        15 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
        • AIM Preview

          1.0.0.3

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Web Apps

          Video chat and more with the new and improved AIM

          5
          2 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
        • Amiciphone

          Beta 4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Talk and share files and photos for free

          -
          No votes yet
          • 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
          • Wambo

            0.1.189

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A chat client compatible with MSN, Google Talk, AIM and Yahoo

            7
            8 votes
            • IM+ Pro

              for iPhone 6.2

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              iPhone

              Talk with everyone at once

              10
              1 vote
              • PROS: Access popular services, Simple to use
              • CONS: Can be a battery drain, Large contact lists take time to load
            • Megafon

              Beta 0.8515

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Talk without limits

              1
              3 votes
              Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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              111.6.604.170566567.3Windows
              28.43.0.56292457.2Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
              31.0.0.10576307.1Windows,iPhone
              43.2.324967Windows
              5Beta Beta 8.03255.4Mac,Android
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