BuddyTalk Instant Messenger Alternatives

    BuddyTalk Instant Messenger is described as 'BuddyTalk is a java based instant messanger, you can login with your gmail username and password to chat with your friends or to test the software you can login with the provided username and pass. BuddyTalk is based on smack and xmpp protocol' and is a Instant Messenger in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to BuddyTalk Instant Messenger for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BuddyTalk Instant Messenger are Pidgin (Free, Open Source), Trillian (Freemium), Digsby (Free, Open Source) and Berty (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2021

    1. Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox.
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    2. 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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    3. Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone.
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    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The privacy-first messaging app that works with or without internet access, cellular data or trust in the network.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • 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. You can transfer files and messages and access your correspondence from your mobile devices.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Gyach is a GTK+ based Yahoo! Chat client.

      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.

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    5. 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! Messenger and Microsoft Messenger (MSN)

      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.

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

      Discontinued

      The project is dead. The last release was on May 2012 according to SourceForge.

    7. BeagleIM is a lightweight and powerful XMPP client developed by Tigase, Inc. It provides an easy way to start using the XMPP Protocol (formerly known as Jabber) if you've never used it before. Veterans of the protocol will find many features here they are familiar.
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