1. Communication software

  2. Instant Messaging

AChat 0.150

A chat program that was designed for Windows 98 that utilizes local area network connections 

Publisher: Achat  Rating: 6.3 out of 10 (48 votes)

Windows Live Messenger 2012 16.4.3503.0728

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

Publisher: Microsoft  Rating: 7.2 out of 10 (367 votes)

VPN Shield Desktop 8.6.2

Secures the internet connection while viewing blocked websites

Publisher: Defendemus LLC  Rating: 5.2 out of 10 (20 votes)

Text SMS Software (Multi USB Modem)

Attach a modem with a USB connector to a computer to rapidly transfer SMS text 

Publisher:  Rating: 7.5 out of 10 (4 votes)

Windows Live Messenger 16.4.3528

An instant message program for Windows users

Publisher: Microsoft  Rating: 6.6 out of 10 (4859 votes)

Pandion 2.6.90

Well-developed instant messaging application used on XMPP networks

Publisher: Pandion  Rating: 6.3 out of 10 (40 votes)

Multi Yahoo Messenger 1.1

App for chatting with more than one user ID at the same time

Publisher: RafaelWare Team  Rating: 7.6 out of 10 (31 votes)

Discord 1.0.9008

This is a communication and chatting software that is mainly geared towards gaming people

Publisher: Hammer & Chisel Inc.  Rating: 7.0 out of 10 (4 votes)

Pidgin 2.14.10

Application that connects all of the user’s instant messaging accounts in one location

Publisher: Pidgin  Rating: 6.7 out of 10 (78 votes)

Nimbuzz 2.9.5

A messaging platform that’s compatible with Facebook

Publisher: Nimbuzz  Rating: 7.1 out of 10 (1125 votes)