iChat Alternatives

    iChat is described as '(formerly iChat AV) is an AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), MobileMe, ICQ and XMPP client by Apple Inc. for their Mac OS X operating system' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to iChat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, the Web and Mac. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iChat are Hangouts (Free), Trillian (Freemium), LINE (Freemium) and Adium (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 16, 2015