Download Web Chat - Best Software & Apps

  • WhatsApp Messenger

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone
    Mac

    Send free text, audio and video messages from your Android phone

    8
    26195 votes
    • PROS: Lets you send photos, audio, video, location, and links, Group messaging, Works across different platforms, Support for Android Wear, Syncs with web version, Free calls, Save chats automatically to Google Drive
    • CONS: Only works if the other person has the app
  • WhatsApp Web

    1.0

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    WhatsApp wings its way to the web for free

    7
    4577 votes
    • PROS: Familiar WhatsApp look and feel makes it easy to use, End-to-end message encryption, Well-designed user interface displays all the information you need, Seamless link up between mobile and web versions, Completely free
    • CONS: Lacking a lot of features
  • Google Translate

    4.4.0.RC01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Your pocket translator

    7
    440 votes
    • PROS: Translates from text, picture, voice, and SMS, 60 supported languages, Functions to translate offline, Good voice recognition, You can hear the pronunciation
    • CONS: The translations are not always perfect
  • iCloud

    4.0.3.56

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    Automatically synchronize content between iOS and PC

    7
    342 votes
    • PROS: Control panel is easy to use, Integration with Windows Explorer
    • CONS: Limited storage space
  • Twitter for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Native Twitter app for Windows 8

    8
    285 votes
    • PROS: Tweet in a Modern UI app setting, Easy to navigate, Can view web pages and media within the app, Mention notifications
    • CONS: Mentions must have exact username to link to profiles, Can encounter daily tweet limits, Doesn't natively support multiple accounts
  • Microsoft Lync 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    One of the best web conferencing apps out there

    6
    151 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use interface, Tons of features, Excellent video and collaboration tools, Well thought out ecosystem
    • CONS: Chat feature could be more fleshed out, Only available with certain versions of Office
  • SeaMonkey

    2.29.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-browser, advanced email, IRC chat and more from Mozilla

    8
    148 votes
    • PROS: Based on the same foundations as Firefox, etc., Much improved mail features, Browsing is quicker and more similar to Firefox
    • CONS: No way to import passwords and user names from previous versions, Not many people will need the whole suite, Some feel it has strayed from it's Netscape roots
  • LogMeIn

    Pro 2 4.1.4132

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Access and control your PC from anywhere

    8
    156 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use: works in a web browser, Allows to transfer data between computers, Quick response from remote PC, Interesting features: video recording, chat, detailed data about remote PC
    • CONS: Java client looks clunky
  • Orbitum

    21.0.1215.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Internet browser fully integrated with social networks

    7
    236 votes
    • PROS: Well integrated with social networking sites, Focuses on blocking malicious sites, Facebook chat integrated
    • CONS: Focus is mainly on Facebook, Not much help or instructions in English
  • Mightytext

    3.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Free app for Android

    9
    4 votes
    • HipChat

      4.29.4.1661

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac
      Android
      iPhone

      Free Software to Streamline Chats within the Business Community

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Fully customisable skins and profiles to streamline the user interface, Open APIs are available for programmers and developers
      • CONS: Access to the full version will require a paid subscription, It may suddenly drop offline from time to time for no apparent reason
    • Hangouts Chat

      0.6.187111830

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Web Apps
      iPhone

      Google’s chat and collaboration tool for teams

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Good integration with other Google apps, Accessible via mobile, computer or web
      • CONS: How many Google chat apps do we need?, Cannot assign tasks to chat participants
    • WhatWasApp

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      A free web app, by Http://drauf.tv/

      5
      28 votes
      • Hangouts Notificator

        0.2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        It is a Hangouts Client using Google web interface and IE engine.

        8
        2 votes
        • StumbleUpon

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          iPhone

          Free App for Web Surfers

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Very cool design and layout, Great way to find new websites
          • CONS: Some pages load slowly, Not always possible to comment on content
        • AIM Preview

          License
          free
          Platform
          Web Apps
          Windows

          Video chat and more right from your web browser

          6
          9 votes
          • PROS: Chat with contacts from Facebook or Google Talk within app, Video chat is simple to use, Nice, clean interface
          • CONS: Potential security issues with remotely stored chat histories, Not as many users as on other IM clients
        • IM Lock

          Home Ed 2010

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Block Instant Messenging, Web Chat, Web Games

          6
          43 votes
          • SendBird 3.0

            varies-with-device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            Add in-app chat and messaging with SendBird 3.0

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: Plug and play solution for setting up a chat feature, Intuitive and easy to use product
            • CONS: Technical and customer support could be improved, Difficult to implement especially when customising
          • Teamspeak

            Server 3.0.11

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Create your own private servers on TeamSpeak

            7
            6 votes
            • PROS: Allows you to create your own TeamSpeak servers, Simple web based interface
            • CONS: Takes a bit of time to setup
          • AliveChat

            3.4.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Connect with your web site visitors via browser chat

            10
            1 vote
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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            22857.7Windows
            31.045777.5Web Apps
            44.4.0.RC014407.3Android, Windows, iPhone, Web Apps
            54.0.3.563426.8Windows, Web Apps
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