Windows Messenger

Windows Messenger 5.1

An instant messenger that facilitates real time communication with your professional and personal contacts

Vote: 6.6/10 (16 votes) Platform: Windows

Windows Live Messenger 16.4.3528

An instant message program for Windows users

PRO: Tons of emoticons, winks and other eye-candy for chats
CON: Advertisement on the main interface
Vote: 6.6/10 (4859 votes) Platform: Windows

Windows Live Messenger 2012 16.4.3503.0728

Message friends and family around the world in real time right from your Windows desktop

PRO: Clean interface
CON: Still no Twitter support
Vote: 7.2/10 (367 votes) Platform: Windows

Windows Live Messenger 16.4.3528

App providing text and video chat capabilities

PRO: New emoticons
CON: Twitter is not included among supported services
Vote: 5.7/10 (964 votes) Platform: Windows

Windows Live Messenger Portable 14.0.8117.416

This is a fully transportable Live Messenger client

PRO: Includes all the functionality from the desktop version
CON: May trigger antivirus alarms
Vote: 7.3/10 (349 votes) Platform: Windows

Messenger 1320.12.119.0

The popular messaging application for Facebook users

… Facebook Messenger now lets you access all your messages and send messages to others without …

PRO: Stable audio and video calls
CON: No default message encryption
Vote: 7.2/10 (14513 votes) Platform: Windows

IM+ 0.7

Messenger app that facilitates integration and convenient viewing of multiple messaging services in one place

PRO: Consolidates all of your chats
CON: Basic looking and feeling interface
Vote: 6.4/10 (20 votes) Platform: Windows

BigAnt Messenger

A messaging program for Windows devices that has many popular social network features 

PRO: Support for file transfer and video chats
CON: None so far
Vote: 8.0/10 (14 votes) Platform: Windows

Messenger for Desktop 3.1.6

Facebook Messenger program that doesn't require logging into Facebook

Messenger for Desktop is an unofficial Facebook app and a Windows application that lets you receive …

PRO: No limit to the amount of conversations
CON: Third-party software
Vote: 7.2/10 (1060 votes) Platform: Windows

Messenger 5.2.062 (

A social media communication application with several plugin options

Messenger from Google lets you stay in touch with friends and family online and via SMS and MMS …

Vote: 3.7/5 (15 votes) Platform: Android