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aMSN is described as *'free open source MSN Messenger clone. aMSN attempts to emulate the look and feel of Windows Live Messenger, and supports many of its features.

Offline Messaging Voice Clips Display pictures Custom emoticons Multi-'* and is a instant messenger in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to aMSN for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Pidgin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like aMSN are Facebook Messenger, Adium, Empathy and IM+.

aMSN alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Video Calling Apps or Group Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of aMSN.
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aMSN is a free open source MSN Messenger clone. aMSN attempts to emulate the look and feel of [Windows Live...

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  1. Pidgin icon

    Pidgin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    116 alternatives to Pidgin 

    Pidgin is an easy to use, multi-protocol chat client client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, XMPP, and more chat networks all at once. It has built-in support for NSS, offering client-to-server message encryption for protocols that support it.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsPidgin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportPidgin support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  VoiP CallsPidgin allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    4.  PortablePidgin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Pidgin chat window
    Contact window
  2. Facebook Messenger icon

    Facebook Messenger

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    190 alternatives to Facebook Messenger 

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more.

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    1.  VoiP CallsFacebook Messenger allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    2.  Face FilterFacebook Messenger uses augmented reality to overlay visual effects/elements on a live video or image.
    3.  Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in Facebook Messenger.
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    Adium

    71 alternatives to Adium 

    Adium is a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X, written using Mac OS Xs Cocoa API, released under the GNU GPL and developed by the Adium team. Based on the libpurple protocol library, Adium can connect you to any number of messaging accounts on any...

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  4. Empathy icon

    Empathy

    • Linux
    • BSD
    140 alternatives to Empathy 

    Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, video chat, and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application.

    Discontinued

    Empathy is currently unmaintained. Last version, 3.25, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    IM+

    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    106 alternatives to 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 popular mobile platforms.

    The widest selection of unique features that you won't find in any other IM client!.

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    1.  Multiple Account supportIM+ support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    IM+ Web Messenger
    IM+ on iPad


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    Instantbird

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    46 alternatives to Instantbird 

    Instantbird is an instant messaging client based on Mozilla XULRunner and the open source library libpurple created by the software developers of Pidgin . Over 250 add-ons allow user customization of, and addition of, features.

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    1.  PortableInstantbird can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    Site last updated 2013. Site security certificate expired April 2017.

    Overall look and feel - Windows
    Preferences window, theme selector
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    Messenger for Desktop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    96 alternatives to Messenger for Desktop 

    Messenger for Desktop is a wrapper for the official client messenger.com. Therefore it works like a regular browser which can only navigate to the messenger.com web app. MFD doesn't touch your messages, account or personal data. All that is handled securely by Facebook.

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    Messenger Lite

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    157 alternatives to Messenger Lite 

    Messenger Lite is a fast and data-efficient messaging app to reach the people in your life.

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    1.  LightweightMessenger Lite consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  VoiP CallsMessenger Lite allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
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  9. Messenger Kids icon

    Messenger Kids

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    35 alternatives to Messenger Kids 

    Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app designed for kids to connect with close friends and family from their tablet or smartphone. Kids can only connect with parent-approved contacts, which creates a more controlled environment.

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    1.  Kids ModeMessenger Kids allows you to create and manage your kids' profiles in order to protect them.
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    Kaidan

    • Linux
    • Android
    • Ubuntu Touch
    • Plasma Mobile
    83 alternatives to Kaidan 

    Kaidan is a simple, user-friendly Jabber/XMPP client providing a modern user interface using Kirigami and QtQuick. The back-end of Kaidan is written in C++ using the QXmpp XMPP client library and Qt 5.

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