Instant Messenger Software

See also: Instant Messenger | Encrypted Chat Clients

This list is not exhaustive.


Core Networks

Instant Messenger networks usually have their own specific client, often by the same name. These clients can only connect only to their specific network.

Clients by operating system

Multiple Operating Systems

AIM Network

ICQ Network

Yahoo Network

MSN Network



clients using the Jabber system that claim support for multiple instant messaging networks.

(see’s list for more clients)

Windows Only

*nix Only

Mac OS X Only

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