The best I.M. Client Downloads

Updated 21 Apr 2017
Pidgin
Pidgin (previously called Gaim) is a free open-source instant messaging client.
8.9 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Google Talk
Google instant messaging software that can make video and voice calls with a Google account with VoIP: Google Talk is Google tool that provides communication, instant messaging and voice communication.
1.5 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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ICQ
A formerly popular IM client: ICQ is an instant messaging program which existed long before any of the most popular and well-known programs we are familiar with today.
15 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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YMulti Messenger
As you might imagine by the name, YMulti Messenger is a simple application which patches your Y!
11.9 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTFree
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Facebook Video Chat
An alternative to Facebook's video calling feature by Skype with webcam support: Facebook Video Chat is an additional third party application which integrates video chat directly in to the Facebook site, bypassing their official Skype-powered Facebook Video Calling feature.
600 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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MorphVOX Junior
A free voice changer which gives you a personality matching voice for online gaming and telephone calls: MorphVOX Junior is free voice changer software that will modify your voice to match your personality.
2.8 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTFree
Miranda IM
Miranda IM is developed as an open source multi protocol instant messenger client for Windows.
7.6 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
Tweeki
Tweeki is a Windows-based Twitter client which allows users to search Twitter, read mentions, send private messages, discover trends, and browse through your timeline.
784 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
aMSN
aMSN is an instant messaging client exclusively compatible with MSN Messenger and Windows Live Messenger.
18.0 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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MetroTwit
A (discontinued) Twitter client built on modern a Windows interface with unlimited scrolling: MetroTwit is a small and now discontinued Twitter client for Windows.
485 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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WhatsApp
Access your WhatsApp chats, groups, images and audio from a desktop PC but without support for audio or video calling: If you're a user of any type of modern cell phone, then you must have heard of WhatsApp -- an excellent way to send text messages, videos and photos along with group chats.
77.71 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Digsby
Digsby is a successfully implemented multi-protocol instant messenger client which serves as an alternative to having multiple different clients running to access your friends lists and to chat with your friends on multiple networks.
19.4 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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Pidgin Portable
Pidgin Portable is a free open-source instant messaging client.
14.9 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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