Download Share Chat - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Send free text, audio and video messages from your Android phone

    8
    35683 votes
    • PROS: Lets you send photos, audio, video, location, and links, Group messaging, Works across different platforms, Support for Android Wear, Syncs with web version, Free calls, Save chats automatically to Google Drive
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has the app
  • Messenger

    (Facebook Messenger) varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Text, voice calls, and video calls now included

    8
    13692 votes
    • PROS: Supports chats, voice calls, video calls, Support third party apps, Easy to use
    • CONS: Compatible apps require new download
  • Facebook

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Pocket PC

    Official Facebook app for Android

    8
    9968 votes
    • PROS: Easy to get around, Upload photos from your phone, Real time notifications, Chat, Good integration with Android system
    • CONS: Not optimized for tablets, News feed isn't ordered chronologically
  • imo free video calls and chat

    9.8.000000011461

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Another messaging app you don't need

    8
    6110 votes
    • PROS: Voice and video calls, Share photos, Group chat, Completely free!
    • CONS: Offers nothing new
  • Instagram

    varies-by-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Popular photo-based social network

    9
    3850 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Share to various social networks, Impressive photo editor, Tag friends in images, Geotagging support, Capture and share video
    • CONS: Requires sign-up
  • Telegram

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    708 votes
    • PROS: Supports group chats, Share videos up to 1GB, Send batches of photos, "Snapchat" style Secret Chat, Higher level of privacy compared to WhatsApp
    • CONS: Voice messages supported but no voice calling, Small user base compared to WhatsApp
  • Hike Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Send free SMS messages with this WhatsApp-style app

    7
    279 votes
    • PROS: Fast and easy to use, Lets you share multimedia, location, etc., Group chat, Plenty of emoticons, Supports Hidden chats
    • CONS: Not innovative, Some bugs
  • ICQ

    10.0.12341

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Windows Phone

    Chat, play and share files with your friends

    7
    1162 votes
    • PROS: Easy, quick installation, Nice interface design, Loads of smileys, animations and other eye-candy, Text and video chats, Integration with social networks
    • CONS: Video chat is not embedded in the conversation window, Social networks must be configured on the program's website, No innovation over other IM apps
  • ShowMyPC

    3055

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free, open-source PC sharing

    7
    449 votes
    • PROS: Free and open-source, Very easy to use, Chat function, Share application feature
    • CONS: Very basic interface, Security concerns?
  • Windows Live Messenger

    16.4.3522

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Symbian

    See. Hear. Share. Instantly.

    8
    23329 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
  • WhatsApp Messenger

    (Nokia Series 40) 2.11.75

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Java
    BlackBerry

    Send free text messages with WhatsApp on your Nokia phone

    5
    3910 votes
    • PROS: Send free text messages, Works over WiFi or 3G, Very simple to set up and use, Lets you share images and video
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has WhatsApp installed, No location sharing , No group chats
  • Overwolf

    Beta 0.28.170.36556

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Facebook, chat, video capture and more in-game

    7
    136 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Great interface, Simple video capture, Share immediately
    • CONS: Can slow performance
  • Messenger WithYou

    2.0.90

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Run Windows Live Messenger on your Android

    7
    140 votes
    • PROS: Well designed, Easy to use, Share files, Shows notifications
    • CONS: Lacks options, Small file size limit when sharing
  • Telegram Messenger Beta

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows Phone

    Fast and secure messaging app

    7
    28 votes
    • PROS: Supports group chats, Share videos up to 1GB, Send batches of photos, "Snapchat" style Secret Chat, Higher level of privacy compared to WhatsApp
    • CONS: Encryption standard used isn't specified, No voice messaging, Small user base compared to WhatsApp, Not an official app
  • Chat, Meet, Games - MocoSpace

    2.6.40

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    MocoSpace users can chat, play games, share photos and connect with friends all over the world from their Android device!

    8
    5 votes
    • Imagenes divertidas para WatsApp

      1.0.12

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Share on your phone the most varied iconography

      10
      3 votes
      • Galaxy FREE Chat

        8.0.11

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Chat, make friends, flirt, date, play online games, share photos and more!

        7
        8 votes
        • Threema

          2.31

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          Swiss-made messenger with end-to-end encryption

          7
          4 votes
          • PROS: End-to-end encryption , Share photos, videos, chat and location , Display contacts securely , Practical QR scanner , Lots of smileys
          • CONS: User interface is sometimes cluttered , No overview of all shared media , Some menus are doubled up
        • imo instant messenger

          1.0.7

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Symbian
          BlackBerry

          Another messaging app you don't need

          7
          41 votes
          • PROS: Voice and video calls, Share photos, Group chat
          • CONS: Offers nothing new
        • iris

          Beta 4.5.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          Mac

          A Free Productivity software app for Android

          7
          41 votes
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          4varies-with-device99688.1Android, Windows Phone, iPhone, Web Apps
          516.4.3522233297.6Windows, Symbian
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