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  1. Snappy is the best way to use Snapchat on your Mac.

    Discontinued

    Snappy is no longer supported because Snapchat removed support for third-party apps: https://www.facebook.com/gosnappy/posts/643641529099917

  2. Lament is a Yammer client for the Linux (Ubuntu) and the Mac OSX (>=Lion) desktop.
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  3. Messenger:mac (or Microsoft Messenger for Mac) is Microsofts version of the popular Windows Live Messenger for the Mac platform.

    Discontinued

    Messenger for Mac has moved to Skype and is no longer available.

  4. Apache Vysper aims to be a modular, full featured XMPP (Jabber) server. It has highly modular design. The core of XMPP is defined in the standards RFC3920 and RFC3921. XMPP is more commonly known as 'Jabber'.
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Firefox
    OneTeam – simple, secure and easy to use.
    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    - Call and chat for free with all of your Libon friends, whether they are nearby or on the other side of the world.
  5. Speek! is the first messenger that is anonymous and censorship-resistant by design. Speek! messenger encrypts all messages and is secure, private and decentralized.
  6. Onepgr is your online mini meeting. Onepgr allows speed, simplicity, and spontaneity.
  7. Mercury Messenger or simply "MM" (formerly called dMSN) is a Windows Live Messenger network Instant Messaging client developed in Java. It supports almost all of the features in Windows Live Messenger.

    Discontinued

    Desktop apps for Windows, Mac and Linux are discontinued, the Android version is still available on Google Play.

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    Nearby Live (previously WNM Live) is a social discovery platform for finding new friends that share your same interests. Meet new people living nearby and connect with them in real-time!
  8. See what your friends type while they're typing! Join the coolest messaging app and say hi to your friends in realtime!
  9. With Send Me Color! you can send a hint to your contacts that will look like color card. You pick the contact, pick a color and it will appear on your friend's phone. Well, that's it. You can also set your status "color".
    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • Apple Watch
    • Google Chrome
    • Android Wear
    The simplest & most efficient communication tool in the world.
  10. Boogie Chat is a FREE XMPP/Jabber and Facebook chat client for iPad. With Boogie Chat you can join multiple chatrooms to talk with several of your friends or colleagues simultaneously.
  11. Crosstalk is a GoogleTalk, Jabber, and XMPP client for iOS devices. Designed for the iPad, but equally useful on iPhone and compatible with iOS4.
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