PaltalkScene

PaltalkScene

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 882 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.2
  • Total Downloads:
    13,812,339
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 10, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.39MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    851
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #11 in Chat

Editors' Review

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Paltalk's integration of video, audio and text chatting unified into one window makes for a strong chatware program that includes a wealth of features.

Parental controls employ a password to change settings or block groups; adult content is hidden by default and all rooms are moderated. Add in the room ratings of G, R and A, and safe chatting is a cinch. Right-clicking a person's name gives a user-defined amount of personal information, with private room invite and file sending options. Sessions can be printed and saved, and buddy lists from other chat accounts can be automatically imported. Latest updates include screening rooms to share online vids, music feeds from Rhapsody and multiplayer games in case you get bored talking.

However, the abundance of pop-up ads, which strike even while you're in the middle of joining a room, might motivate users to pay for a subscription or look elsewhere. Free accounts only can open Webcams for a few seconds, while paid users can open multiple video windows. The app crashed for us when closing, and the system slowdowns were disappointing. Uninstalling Paltalk left an icon on the desktop.

Still, the thousands of rooms for politics, karaoke, tech advice, and porn mean that anybody can find a connection on Paltalk.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.4

    out of 17 votes

    • 5 star 6
    • 4 star 4
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 882 votes

    • 5 star 451
    • 4 star 142
    • 3 star 90
    • 2 star 66
    • 1 star 133
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1 stars

"A one of a kind program but has very poor support for Vista Users"

October 29, 2007  |  By JoeSilky

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

Good audio and video. Their free support staff generally good.

Cons

Very poor support for Vista. Crashes often and spotty support for video issues. It has been a year since the release of Vista and PALTALk can not blame this on Microsoft. They seem to take the attitude if it fails on Vista shame on your for using Vista! They need to get with the program and support Vista ... Vista is no going away.

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1 stars

"A security Risk to have Paltalk !!"

October 23, 2007  |  By AztecLady

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

I ended up taking the installation off my computer, A big security risk.

Cons

Tries to plant to many cookies and withdraw information from my computer. Bad news !!!

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5 stars

"good"

October 17, 2007  |  By acheqana

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

is very nice

Cons

yes everything

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5 stars

"good"

October 13, 2007  |  By Cutiepie1438

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

it works

Cons

nothing

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2 stars

"VERY GOOD"

October 08, 2007  |  By INTELOUTSIDE

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

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5 stars

"you guys rock!"

October 08, 2007  |  By douks

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

i like everything the review , the thing practically has what it takes to compete with other search engines

Cons

the colour

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2 stars

"Free? Maybe..."

October 05, 2007  |  By Jake SD

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

I've have used Paltalk for 4 years and always been relatively happy with it - if I paid for a subscription.

Without a subscription the banner ads really mess up the connection/sound.

Cons

I have been using Paltalk 8.5. Everything okay if I paid for a subscription.

Verion 9.* came out. Now I can hardly get on. I am running W98SE.

I used wireless but got direct cable in the hope of making the Paltalk sound better (constantly breaks up). Also paid for a new subscription - didn't help.

So I'm on cable connection - reinstalled windows - discontinued firewall - shutdown virus scan (no viruses or spyware on latest scans).

Still cannot get on to Paltalk without sound breaking badly.

Paltalk support no help. Paltalk Help rooms no help.

Sure, I can get XP, but do I have confidence that Paltalk is going to work if I pay for another subscription? That remains to be seen.

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5 stars

"Great with locohacker.net addons"

October 02, 2007  |  By locohacker

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

This is a great chat program, with the use of great addons at locohacker.net for regular users and admins is the best.

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5 stars

"Tried, Tested and FANTASTIC Programme"

September 30, 2007  |  By jaymd21

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

I thought this programme was excellent, i have never seen anything like this on the internet.. really glad i joined.

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2 stars

"It's ok"

September 26, 2007  |  By ladycool44

 |  Version: PaltalkScene 9.2

Pros

easy to use,

Cons

but beware, can cause u to get virses, with the program

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 9.2
Version 9.2 adds Screening Rooms where users share online video content.
General
Publisher A.V.M. Software
Publisher web site http://www.Paltalk.com/
Release Date September 10, 2007
Date Added September 10, 2007
Version 9.2
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Chat
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/NT/2000/XP, Internet Explorer 5.0
Download Information
File Size 2.39MB
File Name pal_install_r132089.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 13,812,339
Downloads Last Week 851
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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