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Chat & Instant Messaging (178 programs)

  1. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Has a feature-rich platform. Offers voice and video calling. Option to integrate with third-party apps.
    CONS: May seem complicated to administrators.
  2. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Convenient. Can edit profile. Clean user interface. Simple chat structure.
    CONS: Risky privacy policy.
  3. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Comes with various free functionalities. Features varied pricing plans. Offers support for HD video calls. Comes with a clean interface.
    CONS: Needs good internet connectivity. Occasional crashes and lags.
  4. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use. Filters can be used during real time video chats. Wide selection of face filters. Does not require users to log in.
    CONS: Cannot be used to access Snapchat accounts. Does not allow Snap exchanges between users.
  5. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Cross platform. Easily accessed. Make voice calls for free. Multitude of customization capabilities. International texting and calling available.
    CONS: Complicated to find the Skype ID. Contacts get synced without permission.
  6. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Invite-only. Intuitive UI. Cross-platform. Highly customizable. Plenty of mediums to chat.
    CONS: Slightly cluttered.
  7. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to set up. Strong privacy features. Extensive selection of stickers. Categorized emojis. Can translate chats.
    CONS: Users can make changes to the program.
  8. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Syncs chats with mobile devices. Very easy to use. Good alternative to Skype and Messages.
    CONS: No video chats. No video conferencing.
  9. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Call for free to any mobile device or PC. Supports short audio and video messages. More flexible than FaceTime. ChatGPT integration.
    CONS: No video calling yet. Too many useless emoticons.
  10. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Wide range of communication features. Cross-platform functionality. Moments feature. Real-time communication.
    CONS: Dependency on internet connection.
  11. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: User-friendly interface. Compatible with multiple platforms. Free to use.
    CONS: Unfair censoring. Untrustworthy policies. The search field is restricted to registered users only.
  12. PROS: Simple interface. Stable audio and video calls. Video conferencing feature supports up to 50 participants with no time limit. Customizable chats.
    CONS: No default end-to-end encryption.
  13. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  14. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use. Does not need initial configurations. Lightweight. Encrypts messages.
    CONS: Outdated interface. No one-on-one message thread.
  15. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Integrates Facebook into your Mac desktop. Logs on automatically. Very discreet.
    CONS: Dock icon doesn't do anything. Few configuration options.
  16. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simple interface. Quick response when using SMS. Voice call quality is good.
    CONS: Locked to a single device. Searching for contacts is hit-or-miss.
  17. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Very original 3D chat rooms. Totally customizable avatars. Credits enable you to acquire new stuff.
    CONS: Chat in speech bubbles is confusing. It can take some time to load.
  18. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Very slick interface. Easy to use. Suits OS X.
    CONS: New tweet button a bit hidden. Notifications a bit limited. Basically the same as Tweetie.
  19. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lots of fun effects. Everything from backgrounds to accessories. More free effects on the developer site.
    CONS: Effects are poorly positioned.

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