AIM Alternatives

    AIM is described as '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 registered' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to AIM for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great apps like AIM are Signal (Free, Open Source), Discord (Freemium), Jitsi (Free, Open Source) and Skype (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 26, 2018

    Platforms

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android Tablet
    • Online
    • iPad
    • BSD
    • Windows Phone
    • Blackberry
    • Symbian S60
    • Android Wear
    • Apple Watch
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Java Mobile
    • Windows Mobile
    • PortableApps.com
    • Kindle Fire

    Features

    • Chat
    • Group chat
    • Xmpp
    • Voice chat
    • Video calling
    • Messaging
    • Support for Multiple protocols
    • Voice Call
    • Encrypted chat
    • Video chat
    • Stickers
    • Voice messages
    • Multiple languages
    • Messages
    • Integrated File Sharing
    • End-to-End Encryption
    • Based on phone number
    • Portable
    • Secure Chat
    • Self destructing messages

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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    • Zom's security and privacy features are powered by the amazing foundation created by the ChatSecure project, and works with other great apps like Conversations. View 114 alternatives to Zom
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • iPhone
    • 4talk IM service is a complete IM service for communicating with your phone contacts using your PC in the office or at home. View 101 alternatives to 4talk Messenger
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone


    • Ayttm is an instant messaging (aka chat) client that provides all-in-one chat functionality for several major instant messaging services from one simple program. View 53 alternatives to Ayttm
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • R&Q is a little instant messaging client for the ICQ protocol, fork of Rejetto's &RQ. View 51 alternatives to R&Q
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
    • Gyach is a GTK+ based Yahoo! Chat client. View 98 alternatives to Gyach

      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.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD


    • Slick is a messenger application for mobile devices. It allows you to chat with your friends connected though various online messaging applications. View 18 alternatives to Slick
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • Symbian S60
    • XMS. Unlimited messaging. Better. Free. • Free, real-time messaging for smartphones • Message any way you want – with text, pictures, videos, emoticons and more. View 35 alternatives to eBuddy Xms
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Symbian S60
      • Blackberry
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Kindle Fire
    • Photo4tune is a free application that provides a simple way to capture and share the best moments of your life on your Android phone. View 117 alternatives to Photo4Tune

      Discontinued

      The apps are no longer updated. Last version, 4.0, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from the Apple Appstore and Google Play Store

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
    • 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 (Oscar), Yahoo! View 55 alternatives to Sim-IM

      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.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • Pipe is an android app that enables you to receive information of your interest right away on your mobile devices without having to sort through a bunch of emails and social websites. View 65 alternatives to Pipe
      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
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