Chat and Messaging Tools

  ChatOn
It comes preloaded in Samsung mobile phones. It provides chat as face to face and has auto translator to translate language. Translator translates speech message.
 

 

  eBuddy
It is web or mobile based instant messaging service launched in 2003. The eBuddy chat supports Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, Hyves, ICQ, Google Talk, MySpace Instant Messenger and Facebook Chat using one interface.
 

 

  Facebook Messenger
With this application, facebook users can send messages directly to friends on their mobile phones, so user can stay in touch no matter where they go.
 

 

  Fring
It is mobile application which provides
  • Free group video
  • Video chat
  • Live texting
  • Fring call (call within Fring)
  • FringOut calls (fring to any phone number with cheap price)
 

  Google Hangout
It is feature of Google+. Hangout brings conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android and Apple devices. The release date was May 2013. The features
  • Better Group conversations from share photos and emoji on lively conversations.
  • Make fun on video calls by turning one-on-one or group conversations into live face-to-face video calls with up to 10 people at once.
 

 

  GroupMe
It is a mobile group messaging app owned by Microsoft. It brings group text messaging to every mobile.
 

 

  iMessage
It works in Apple devices like iPod, iPad, MACs. It allows send messages, photos, videos, locations, and contacts within Apple devices. Through Siri application, speech is converted into text message.
 

 

  JaxtrSMS
It is application that allows free local and international mobile texting.
 

  Migg33
It is application that provides cheap calls and SMS, chatting, and playing games. Users also have the opportunity to earn extra income through a buy-and-sell system called the Merchant Program
 

 

  Nimbuzz
It is free instant, mobile messenger and phone for Windows PC, MAC or mobile phone. It provides
  • Calling: There are free calls. Nimbuzz to nimbuzz call is free and call to landlines, mobile phones and international calls are very low rate.
  • Connecting: user can import friend from facebook, yahoo, google, and other
  • Messaging: User can chat, send message, share photos, video, files, and others. There is group chat to get all friends on the same page
 

 

  Pinch
It is application from where user can do group messaging, location sharing, send and receive SMS freely from Pinch to Pinch.
 

 

  RockeTalk
The application provides
  • voice, pictures and video messaging
  • making new friends
  • vibrant communities/ live conservations
  • media sharing
  • free galleries
  • great competitions and prizes
 

  Skype
Skype is a software application for calling, messaging and sharing with others- wherever people are. Millions of people download and use Skype every day for video calling, IM, mobile chat and calls which are free services. Using its paid services, user can call to mobiles and landlines worldwide at low rates, send text messages, and group video calls with up to 10 people. Skype is now part of Microsoft. Features are
  • Calling: Make free Skype to Skype calls or call mobiles and landlines home and abroad at low rates. In calling service we found Skype to Skype calls, call to mobiles and landlines, group calls, Skype number, Forward calls, caller ID, Skype to go(Call international numbers from any phone at Skype’s low rates)
  • Video: Seeing is believing. Catch up face to face or get a whole group together on a video call. The services are one to one video calls and group video calls.
  • Messaging: Instant messaging, voice messaging and sending texts are in messaging.
  • Sharing: The service includes sending files, screen sharing, group screen sharing, and send contacts.
  • Other features are
    Skype to facebook -Instant message, video call with Facebook friends and check out your news feed directly from Skype.
    Skype WiFi - Get online at over a million public hotspots worldwide.
    Skype Manager - One tool to create accounts, allocate credit and assign features.
    Skype Connect - Make Skype calls through your existing SIP-enabled PBX.
    Skype for Outlook.com - Enjoy the magic of video calls with your Messenger and Skype friends
 

 

  Viber
It is application that allows to users send free text messages, photo messages, video messages and share locations with other users. Users can also make free HD-quality calls to other Viber users on iPhone®, Android™, Windows Phone, Blackberry®, Windows®, Mac, Symbian, Nokia S40 and Bada devices over 3G/4G or WiFi connections.
 

 

  Whatsapp
It is messenger that works in cross-platform mobile messaging app for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia. User can send text, video, images and audio.
 

 

  Windows Live Messenger
It is a deprecated instant messaging client developed by Microsoft. This messenger is now discontinued from March 15, 2013. The features were
  • Album viewer
  • Appear offline to individuals or categories
  • Social networks integration
  • Offline messaging
  • Games and applications
  • Messenger Companion
 

  Yahoo Messenger
It is an advertisement-supported instant messaging client and associated protocol provided by Yahoo. It was originally launched under the name Yahoo! Pager on March 9, 1998. The features include:
  • Instant messaging: Send text messages in real-time
  • Photo sharing: Share photo from desktop computer or flickr and then discuss them over.
  • PC-to-PC calls: Make a voice call to another Yahoo messenger.
  • SMS: Send text messages from messenger to friend’s mobile phones for free.
  • Webcam: Plug in your webcam to share live video with your friends on Yahoo! Messenger.
  • IM Conferencing: Instant message with many friends at once in a conference room (includes voice capabilities, where available
  • IM with Friends on Other Networks: IM with friends who use Windows Live™ Messenger, Reuters Messaging, and Lotus Sametime — right from Yahoo! Messenger.
  • File Transfers: Send files instantly to a friend while you IM (2 GB limit).
  • IM Forwarding to Mobile: When you sign out of Messenger, have new IMs sent to your phone as text messages.
  • Call forwarding: Have incoming calls to Messenger forwarded to another phone number, even if you’re signed out.
  • Voicemail: When friends call you on Yahoo! Messenger, they can leave you a voicemail if you’re unavailable.
  • Message Archiving: Maintain a private archive of your IM conversations.
  • Games: Play a game of pool, backgammon, checkers and more with a friend while you IM.