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  • Rambox icon

    Rambox

    Free, open source and cross platform messaging and emailing app that combines common web applications into one.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Very similar concept. Rambox is also open-source and supports more applications. syntaxFeb 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Similar to Franz but badge notifications are quite confusing. Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Miranda IM icon

    Miranda IM

    Miranda IM is the smaller, faster, easier instant messenger with support for multiple protocols. Designed from the ground-up to be resource efficient while still...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

  • IM+ icon

    IM+

    Chat everywhere! IM+ is the most widely used mobile IM app! Connect all-in-one to MSN, Yahoo!, Google Talk, AIM, Jabber, ICQ, Facebook, MySpace and Twitter on ALL...

    Freemium Web Windows Mobile Android iPhone Java Mobile ... S60 HP webOS Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

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    • Does not support the same range of messengers Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    YakYak

    What does it do: * Send/receive chat messages * Create/change conversations (rename, add people) * Leave/delete conversation * Notifications * ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Kopete icon

    Kopete

    Kopete is an instant messenger supporting AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo, Jabber, IRC, Gadu-Gadu, Novell GroupWise Messenger, and more. It is designed to be a flexible and...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • Messenger for Desktop icon

    Messenger for Desktop

    A simple & beautiful app for Facebook Messenger. Chat without distractions on any Operating System.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • qutIM icon

    qutIM

    qutIM - free open-source multiprotocol ( ICQ, Jabber/GTalk/Ya.Online/LiveJournal.com, Mail.Ru, IRC ) instant messenger for Windows, Linux, MacOS X, OS/2, Symbian...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux S60 BSD ... Haiku

    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last versions for Windows, Mac, Linux and other platforms can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Cutegram icon

    Cutegram

    Cutegram is a free and opensource telegram clients for Linux, Windows, OS X and OpenBSD, focusing on user friendly, compatibility with desktop environments.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    AIM

    AOL Instant Messenger is an instant messaging and presence computer program which uses the proprietary OSCAR instant messaging protocol and the TOC protocol to allow...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Blackberry Windows RT iPad

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  • Gyach

    Gyach is a GTK+ based Yahoo! Chat client.

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.9.8, released in July 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • Sim-IM icon

    Sim-IM

    Sim-IM, Simple Instant Messenger, is a multiple protocol instant messenger for MS Windows, GNU/Linux, FreeBSD. Sim-IM supports Jabber/XMPP, Google Talk, ICQ and AIM...

    Free Windows Linux BSD

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last versions for Windows and Linux date back to 2008, but they can be still downloaded from the official website.

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