Download Social Group for Windows - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp

    WhatsApp0.3.2848

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    WhatsApp for PC - not quite there yet

    8
    31455 votes
    • PROS: Offers almost all of the same options as the mobile app, Chatting is a lot faster using a keyboard, Offers real time synchronization between app and PC, Well-designed interface
    • CONS: Mobile device must be connected in order to use it, Some options are missing
  • Imo

    Imo1.2.60

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Free PC-Based Software to Send Text Messages and Video Calls

    8
    8782 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download Imo for PC, An unlimited number of texts and images can be sent to other users, Completely free
    • CONS: Data charges may still apply on occasion, Multiple (group) calling options are not supported by this system
  • Skype

    Skype8.46.0.60

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Skype, the telephone of the 21st century

    7
    29386 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
  • Telegram

    Telegramvaries-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Fast and secure messaging app

    8
    1044 votes
    • PROS: Supports group chats, Share files up to 1.5GB, Send batches of photos, "Snapchat" style Secret Chat, Higher level of privacy compared to WhatsApp, Includes voice messaging
    • CONS: Small user base compared to WhatsApp, Voice messages supported but no voice calling
  • WeChat

    WeChat2.6.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    The popular chat app from China gets an English version

    9
    607 votes
    • PROS: Simple and easy to use, Excellent file transfer and screenshot tools
    • CONS: No video or audio support
  • Messenger

    Messenger4.397

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Official Facebook chat app for Windows 10 desktops and tablets

    7
    19105 votes
    • PROS: Official Facebook messenger, Clean simple interface, Integrated with Windows 10 toolbar, All your friends are there!
    • CONS: None of Facebook's other features, No video options
  • Skype for Windows 10

    Skype for Windows 1014.34.81.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Video chat, texting and instant messaging in one

    7
    1808 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
  • Viber

    Viber10.8.0.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Free phone calls via VoIP, chat and messages to your friends!

    7
    4233 votes
    • PROS: Free calls via VoIP to friends, Great call quality, Supports video calls, Notificatios in system tray, Contacts and messages sync between devices
    • CONS: Few advanced features, App required for PC client to work
  • LINE

    LINE5.17.1.1950

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Send messages and make free calls from your PC

    7
    5119 votes
    • PROS: Free calls and messages, Group chats, Many stickers, Minimalist interface...
    • CONS: ...that's not very appealing, You need to have the LINE app on your mobile
  • mysms

    mysms1.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    SMS from Windows

    6
    101 votes
    • PROS: Available on every major platform, MMS support, Syncs contacts and messages, Text other mysms users for free
    • CONS: Have to trust mysms with your contacts, Not many advanced features
  • Bulk SMS Software

    Bulk SMS Software1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Send Group or Bulk SMS with your Own SIM Card

    5
    10 votes
    • mIRC

      mIRC7.47

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Chat with other people and participate in group discussions

      7
      424 votes
      • VIPole Secure Messenger

        VIPole Secure Messenger3.5.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        VIPole strongly encrypts messages, group chats, voice/video calls and files from prying eyes

        10
        6 votes
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        1WhatsApp0.3.2848314558.3Android,Windows,iPhone,Mac
        2Imo1.2.6087827.8Android,Windows,iPhone
        3Messenger4.397191057.4Android,Windows,iPhone,Mac
        4Skype8.46.0.60293867.2Windows,Android,Mac,iPhone
        5LINE5.17.1.195051197.1Windows,Android,iPhone,Mac
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