Chat + Instant Messenger: Alternatives to ICQ

ICQ has long been considered the top dog among the instant messengers (IM). Meanwhile, there are a lot of competitors with whom it online at least as good "palaver" leaves.

Multi-protocol Messenger

Miranda IMTrillian Astra** ** QIP

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Multi IM classicsStrong Miranda competitorExtra tip

IM for various services

Windows Live MessengerFacebook MessengerBitWise IM

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Microsoft MessengerFacebook on the desktopencrypted Chat

Chat rooms for public chats

NettalkEasyChatRetroshare

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Proven IRC protocolChat on the LANChat + file transfer

Voice chat + VoIP: speaking instead of typing

VoIP + Voice ChatPortable Skype & Co.

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VoIP: Free Phone CallsMore Voice Chat Software

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