Astro Messenger Alternatives

    Astro Messenger is described as 'beats the other app with complement Facebook support' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Astro Messenger for a variety of platforms, including Android, Mac, Windows, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Facebook Messenger, which is free. Other great apps like Astro Messenger are Adium (Free, Open Source), Digsby (Free, Open Source), Caprine (Free, Open Source) and Messenger Lite (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      • Android Wear
      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. 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.
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    2. Digsby is a multiprotocol IM client that lets you chat with all your friends on AIM, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Google Talk, and Jabber with one simple to manage buddy list.

      Discontinued

      The application is not developed actively anymore. The source code has been made open for the community to take over but that didn't make any impact: https://github.com/ifwe/digsby | https://web.archive.org/web/20121205002331/http://blog.digsby.com/archives/1969/

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    3. Unofficial Facebook Messenger app.
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    4. Messenger Lite is a fast and data-efficient messaging app to reach the people in your life. Installs quickly. It's less than 10MB to install, saving storage space on your phone. Saves data. It loads fast, runs efficiently and uses less mobile data.
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    5. Facechat - Facebook dating. Meet new friends around the world. Free online chat rooms LIVE! no e-mail, no password, no registration, 100% anonymous, chat in your own language.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Pinger lets you text and talk free with the people you care about most, anywhere on the planet. Tap a picture and you'll see all of your communications—texts, pics, calls, voicemails—all in one place.
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    6. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Ubuntu Touch
      • Plasma Mobile
      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.
    7. Fire is a multi-protocol instant messenger client for Mac OS X based on freely available libraries for each service. Currently Fire handles AOL Instant Messenger®, ICQ®, MSN® Messenger, Jabber, limited IRC, Yahoo!®, and Apple Bonjour communications.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.5.6, released in February 2006, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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