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Trillian
Android, Blackberry, iOS, Linux, Mac OS, Web Application, WindowsAlternatives

A cross-platforms IM client with multiple protocols support and eye candy design.

 instant-message, voice-message, group-chat, encrypted-chat    Internet Tools, Instant Messaging Client    Free (Limited features)
Editor Rating:
3.5
Telegram
Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS, Web Application, Windows, Windows AppAlternatives

A simple and secure communication app that's open source and synced across multiple devices.

 instant-message, voice-message, group-chat, encrypted-chat    Internet Tools, Instant Messaging Client    Free
Editor Rating:
4
Jitsi Meet
Android, iOS, Web Application

A completely free, secure and open source video conferencing application.

 social-network, video-chat, group-chat, text-messaging    Group Texting, Instant Messaging, Social Networking, Video Calls    Free (Open source)
Editor Rating:
4.5
Pidgin
Linux, Mac OS, WindowsAlternatives

An open-source multi-protocol IM program with clean and simple design.

 instant-message, voice-message, group-chat, encrypted-chat    Internet Tools, Instant Messaging Client    Free (Open source)
Editor Rating:
3.5
Houseparty
Android, iOS, Mac OS, Web Application

An excellent social networking app connects your friends to a video chat instantly.

 social-network, video-chat, group-chat, text-messaging    Social & Messaging, Group Texting, Social Networking, Video Calls    Free
Editor Rating:
4.5
Miranda IM
WindowsAlternatives

An instant messenger with support for multiple protocols and the most intensive set of plugins and customizations.

 instant-message, voice-message, group-chat, encrypted-chat    Internet Tools, Instant Messaging Client    Free (Open source)
Editor Rating:
3