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Best Communications

You know about the biggest communication apps, like Gmail, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Skype, and Google Hangouts, but do you know which email, messaging, and video chat apps excel at different tasks? Check our recommendations to see which communications apps are best for social, search, gaming, work collaboration, and more.

Popular Mac Software

Apple FaceTime

Apple FaceTime

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Make video calls to iPhone 4, the new iPod touch, or another Mac.

Skype

Skype

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Make and receive phone calls and hold cross-platform webcam chats.

Airmail

Airmail

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Send your mail with lightning speed.

WhatsApp for Mac

WhatsApp for Mac

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Message with friends and family while your phone stays in your pocket.

Discord

Discord

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Chat with your friends while your play various games.

Viber

Viber

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Send free messages and make free calls to other Viber users, on any device and network, in any country.

Telegram

Telegram

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Chat in private and group chats, share photos and videos and stay connected with everyone at once.

LINE

LINE

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Enjoy free messages and voice calls anytime, anywhere

ICQ

ICQ

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Seek out friends and colleagues on the Internet with the latest version of this megapopular chat program.

Franz

Franz

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Manage multiple business and private communication service accounts all at the same time.

Pidgin

Pidgin

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Instant messaging program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously.

Microsoft Outlook 2019

Microsoft Outlook 2019

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Manage your emails and stay up-to date with meetings and appointments.

Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird

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Read e-mail and news the way you want it, with intelligent junk controls, and personalized themes.

Yahoo Messenger

Yahoo Messenger

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Exchange online messages that appear as soon as they're sent.

Microsoft Outlook Express

Microsoft Outlook Express

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(OE) email client/newsreader

MAMP

MAMP

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Installation utility for Apache, MySQL, PHP.

Zoom

Zoom

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Start or join a 100-person meeting with face-to-face video, high quality screen sharing, and instant messaging.

AOL Desktop for Mac

AOL Desktop for Mac

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All-in-one AOL client with integrated mail, AIM, browser.

MSG Viewer for Outlook

MSG Viewer for Outlook

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Open MSG, OFT, and Winmail.dat files easily on your Mac.

OLM Converter Pro

OLM Converter Pro

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Convert exported OLM files from Outlook 2016 & 2011 to Apple Mail Archive,Mbox, EML and Thunderbird.

Proteus

Proteus

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instant messaging client for most major IM services

Call Recorder for Skype

Call Recorder for Skype

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Auto record Skype phone and video calls.

Camfrog Video Chat

Camfrog Video Chat

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Hear, see, and chat with many people at a time.

Gmail Notifier

Gmail Notifier

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Check your Gmail account without opening your browser.

SurplusMeter

SurplusMeter

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Keep track of Internet traffic volume.

Mail Backup X

Mail Backup X

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Backup Mac Mail, Outlook Mac 2011 / 2016, Thunderbird, Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, and IMAP mails easily.

SunFlower

SunFlower

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Monitors web pages for changes.

OLM to PST Converter Ultimate

OLM to PST Converter Ultimate

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Migrate your Outlook for Mac emails to Microsoft Outlook for PC.

X Lite

X Lite

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Make phone calls from your computer.

Logitech QuickCam

Logitech QuickCam

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Make QuickCam Pro 4000 supported by your Mac.

TorChat

TorChat

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Chat in anonymous rooms without getting located.

More Ichat Effects

More Ichat Effects

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Add additional effects to iChat and Photo Booth.

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