Download Text Client - Best Software & Apps

  • QQ Messenger

    International 1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    549 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!
  • BlackBerry Messenger (BBM)

    8.5.3.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    BlackBerry

    Official text and voice chat client for BlackBerry devices

    7
    1807 votes
    • PROS: Easy to manage contacts, Add photos, videos and voice notes, Share events, music and locations, Group chat
    • CONS: Not all functions work on all versions of BB OS
  • AIM

    (AOL Instant Messenger) 8.0.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    IM, text, voice and video application in one

    6
    42 votes
    • PROS: Allows huge file sending, E-mail client features
    • CONS: Video conferencing options not clear, Not as many users online as with other IM services
  • UltraVNC

    1.1.9.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    VNC Client/Server (remote desktop)

    7
    44 votes
    • PROS: Very fast and lightweight, Allows file transfers and text chats
    • CONS: Can be tricky to configure for first time screen sharers
  • QQ for Mac

    International 1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    5
    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
  • Marshallsoft Client Mailer for C

    3.1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MCM provides the capability to send personalized text or HTML email with attachments directly from a C/C+ program.

    -
    No votes yet
    • CrossFTP

      1.53b

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Reliable FTP client supporting multiple protocols

      9
      1 vote
      • PROS: Supports a wide range of protocols, Feature rich, Allows previewing of text and images
      • CONS: Takes a long time to learn how to use more advanced features, Doesn't integrate with Firefox anymore
    • OrganizeME

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Agenda, text editor, diary, email client...all in one!

      3
      5 votes
      • PROS: Offers a wide range of productivity tools from one interface, System Tray icon for easy access,
      • CONS: Email client is very basic
    • CommFort

      5.80

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Client-server text and voice chat app for local networks

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      No votes yet
      • PilotEdit

        9.3.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Simple, handy editor for plain text and coding

        10
        6 votes
        • PROS: Clean, simple interface, Support for many coding languages, Built-in FTP client
        • CONS: Not as feature-rich as other editors