Phoenix AOL And Yahoo Alternatives

    Phoenix AOL And Yahoo is described as 'Phoenix is a rivalry of escargot but featuring AIM and Yahoo messenger instead of MSN. Yahoo and AIM users (connected to phoenix server) text each other'. There are four alternatives to Phoenix AOL And Yahoo for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and The best alternative is ICQ, which is free. Other great apps like Phoenix AOL And Yahoo are Emesene (Free, Open Source), aMSN (Free, Open Source) and Escargot (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 7, 2020

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      ICQ is one of the oldest instant messengers. First developed by the Israeli company Mirabilis, sold to AOL, sold again and currenly owned by the Russian "" group (known for one of the largest social networks).
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      emesene is an instant messenger capable of connecting to various networks and utilizing different graphical toolkits. Currently msn and jabber are supported through papyon and xmppy, which allows emesene to connect to various IM services such as GTalk, Facebook Chat, etc.


      Development is dormant, but source code is available at Github. Last version, 2.12.9, released on September 06, 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    1. 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.


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

    2. Escargot is a custom-written server built to recreate the older MSN Messenger server architecture, used back when Microsoft still had the servers running. The code to recreate the servers works for versions of MSN up to 8.
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