1. Communication software

  2. Instant Messaging

Facebook Chat @Desktop 1.2.4

Stand-alone program for Facebook chat that doesn’t require opening a browser

Publisher: Olcinium  Rating: 5.5 out of 10 (21 votes)

Instagram 42.0.19

Take and share photos with millions of users around the world with your own free account

Publisher: Instagram  Rating: 5.8 out of 10 (155 votes)

Facebook@Desktop 1.1.3

Desktop version of the popular social media site

Publisher: Olcinium  Rating: 6.5 out of 10 (11 votes)

Yahoo! Messenger

Nicely appointed descendant of one of the first texting programs

Publisher: Yahoo 

Twitter for Windows 10

Desktop application that makes it easy to check your feed

Publisher: Twitter Inc.  Rating: 6.2 out of 10 (118 votes)

Twitter @ Desktop 1.1.8

Allows Twitter to be accessed from the desktop of a PC

Publisher: Olcinium  Rating: 3.0 out of 10 (1 votes)

Twitter for Windows 8

A Twitter application for Windows 8 users

Publisher: Twitter  Rating: 5.6 out of 10 (7 votes)

Telegram for Desktop 2.0.1

Messaging app with speed and security enhancements

Publisher: Telegram LLC  Rating: 7.2 out of 10 (548 votes)

Messenger 1880.11.164.0

The popular messaging application for Facebook users

Publisher: Facebook  Rating: 7.2 out of 10 (14519 votes)

Lync for Windows 8 16.0.1929.1162

Web conferencing application that contains many useful features

Publisher: Microsoft Corporation  Rating: 3.5 out of 10 (2 votes)