Zen Talk Alternatives

    Zen Talk is described as 'web-based application for instant messaging' and is an website in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Zen Talk, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Zen Talk are Skype (Freemium), Hangouts (Free), RetroShare (Free, Open Source) and Linphone (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 2021

    1. 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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    2. MicroSIP is a free portable SIP softphone for Windows based on PJSIP stack.
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      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.
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      An instant messaging application for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X that connects to the free, open XMPP network.
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      3CXPhone is a free VoIP phone available for Windows, iPhone or any Android based smart phone such as Google Nexus, Sony Xperia, Motorola Droid or Samsung Galaxy.
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      Kopete is an instant messenger supporting AIM, ICQ, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, Novell GroupWise Messenger, and more. It is designed to be a flexible and extensible multi-protocol system suitable for personal and enterprise use.
    3. 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.

      Discontinued

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

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    4. KakaoTalk is a phone number based messenger service that allows users anywhere in the world to chat one-to-one or in a group for free.
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      Tencent QQ, generally referred to as QQ, is the most popular free instant messaging computer program in Mainland China, and has over 856.2 million users. In April 2010, QQ.com ranked 10th overall in Alexas internet rankings.
    5. Telephone allows you to make phone calls over the Internet or your company network. If your phone line supports SIP protocol, you can use it on your Mac instead of a physical phone anywhere you have a decent network connection.
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