Software Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms

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List of instant messaging programs, applications and systems. This popular instant messaging programs list contains information for each application, such as who developed them and when the newest release came out. This list includes any available software in the genre of instant messaging, so if you're a programmer or work with computers this list could come in handy. This list may include outdated instant messaging software, as it covers all well-known instant messaging software ever released.

List items include Skype, Windows Live Web Messenger and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best instant messaging programs?" and "What are popular instant messaging applications?"

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Adium is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms

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aMSN is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
aMSN

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AOL Instant Messenger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
AOL Instant Messenger AOL

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Ayttm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Ayttm

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BitWise IM is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms

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Bombus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Bombus

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Bombusmod is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Bombusmod

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Carrier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Carrier

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Centericq is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Centericq

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ChitChat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
ChitChat

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Coccinella is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Coccinella

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Digsby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Digsby

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ejabberd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms

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emesene is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
emesene

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Exodus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Exodus

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Fama IM is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Fama IM

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Fire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Fire

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Fring is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Fring

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Gadu-Gadu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Gadu-Gadu

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Gajim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Gajim

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GOIM is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
GOIM

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Google Talk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Google Talk Google

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Gossip is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Gossip

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IBM Lotus Sametime Gateway is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
IBM Lotus Sametime Gateway IBM

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iCall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms

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ICall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms

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iChat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
iChat Apple Inc.

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ICQ is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
ICQ

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iMessage is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
iMessage Apple Inc.

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imstar* is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
imstar*

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IMVU is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
IMVU

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IMVU is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
IMVU

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Instantbird is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Instantbird

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Integrity Messenger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Integrity Messenger

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jabberd14 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
jabberd14

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jabberd2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
jabberd2

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Jabbim is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Jabbim

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Jabbin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Jabbin

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JAJC is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
JAJC

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Jimm is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Jimm

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JWChat is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
JWChat

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Kadu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Kadu

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KMess is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
KMess

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Kopete is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Kopete

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Licq is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Licq

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IBM Sametime is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
IBM Sametime IBM

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Mail.ru Agent is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Mail.ru Agent

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MECA Messenger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
MECA Messenger

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Mercury Messenger is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Mercury Messenger

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Messages is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Instant Messaging Programs, Applications, Systems and Platforms
Messages Apple Inc.