The best I.M. Client Downloads

Updated 10 Jun 2011
Messenger Plus! for Skype
Messenger Plus!
1.0 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
Gajim
Gajim is a fully-featured and easy to use Jabber/XMPP client.
41.5 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
Chit Chat for Facebook
Now you can chat with your friends in Facebook without actually having to have your browser open with Chit Chat for Facebook.
3.2 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
Chit Chat for Facebook Review - Download
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
aMSN Review - Download
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
Facebook
The official Facebook client for Windows is a useful tool for accessing your Facebook account from a Windows 8 or Windows 10 desktop without having to login the the Facebook web site.
371.8 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
Facebook Review - Download
Windows Live Messenger
Windows Live Messenger (formerly named MSN Messenger) is an instant messaging client created by Microsoft that is currently designed to work with Windows XP (up to Wave 3), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Windows CE, Xbox 360, Blackberry OS, iOS, Java ME, S60 on Symbian OS 9.
1.1 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
WhatsApp Windows
WhatsApp Windows is the Windows version for accessing and using WhatsApp on your PC.
69.5 MB | For Windows 8, Windows 10Free
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
Digsby Review - Download
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
MetroTwit Review - Download