Download Text Messenger - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    2.19.69

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

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

    8
    39012 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

    205.0.0.18.110

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Text, voice calls, and video calls now included

    8
    15422 votes
    • PROS: Supports chats, voice calls, video calls, Support third party apps, Easy to use
    • CONS: Compatible apps require new download
  • QQ Messenger

    International 1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete IM client with cute design and great features

    7
    805 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!
  • Kik

    15.6.0.19846

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    Java
    BlackBerry

    Basic chat app that aims to be more than just a messaging service

    7
    194 votes
    • PROS: Play games in the app, Easy to use, Send videos, images, sketches and memes, Bots
    • CONS: Limited features, Basic user interface, A lot of spam
  • 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
    3913 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
  • Nimbuzz

    2.9.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Java
    Mac

    Old-fashioned and out-dated instant messaging platform

    7
    1116 votes
    • PROS: Enables you to sync contacts with your mobile phone
    • CONS: Fewer options than other similar tools, Really outdated, Only supports Facebook Chat
  • Messenger

    4.0.054 (dragon_RC17_xxhdpi.arm64-v8a.phone)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Google's next generation text messaging app for Android

    6
    13 votes
    • PROS: Slick, attractive user interface, Fast and simple to use, Integrates well with your contacts, Lets you block SMS from pre-defined contacts
    • CONS: Needs more customization options, Not as fully featured as Hangouts
  • KooL Greeter

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    KooL Greeter is an Addon for the best Voice Chat Software "Paltalk Messenger". Greet your Users with Colorfull text messages

    8
    14 votes
    • Free Calls & Text Messenger

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free Communication app for Android

      10
      1 vote
      • Beam Messenger

        Beta 1.27

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Make chatting more fun with this real time text messaging app

        10
        3 votes
        • PROS: Great concept, Can be both fun and practical to use, Customizable chat background, Lets you personalize your profile
        • CONS: Confusing to use at first, No group messaging support, User interface looks outdated
      • Messenger Plus! for Skype

        6.00.0.773

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        The ultimate complement to Skype

        6
        203 votes
        • PROS: Convenient sidebar with extra features, Call recording, High quality video, Maintains text of conversation history, Simple and clear options
        • CONS: Animations can only be seen by other add-on users
      • Privacy Messenger  Secured text SMS Call screen

        5.0.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free program for android

        8
        2 votes
        • Clique Video Messenger

          2.2.4.711

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Communicate via audio, video and text

          6
          12 votes
          • BlackBerry Messenger (BBM)

            8.5.3.9

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            BlackBerry

            Official text and voice chat client for BlackBerry devices

            6
            1692 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
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          12.19.69390128.3Android,Windows,iPhone,Windows Phone
          2205.0.0.18.110154228.3Android,Windows,iPhone,Windows Phone
          32.9.511166.7Windows,Android,iPhone,Java
          48.5.3.916926.2BlackBerry
          5(Nokia Series 40) 2.11.7539135.5Java,BlackBerry
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