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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

Skype

Skype

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

Microsoft Outlook 2019

Microsoft Outlook 2019

Free to tryVIEW →

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

Apple FaceTime

Apple FaceTime

PurchaseVIEW →

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

WhatsApp for Mac

WhatsApp for Mac

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

LINE

LINE

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Enjoy free messages and voice calls anytime, anywhere

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.

ICQ

ICQ

FreeVIEW →

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

Franz

Franz

FreeVIEW →

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.

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.

Discord

Discord

FreeVIEW →

Chat with your friends while your play various games.

iCall

iCall

FreeVIEW →

Send messages and make audio and video calls from your Mac.

Yahoo Messenger

Yahoo Messenger

FreeVIEW →

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

MSG Viewer for Outlook

MSG Viewer for Outlook

Free to tryVIEW →

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

OLM Converter Pro

OLM Converter Pro

FreeVIEW →

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

MAMP

MAMP

FreeVIEW →

Installation utility for Apache, MySQL, PHP.

Proteus

Proteus

Free to tryVIEW →

instant messaging client for most major IM services

Call Recorder for Skype

Call Recorder for Skype

Free to tryVIEW →

Auto record Skype phone and video calls.

Microsoft Outlook Express

Microsoft Outlook Express

FreeVIEW →

(OE) email client/newsreader

Zoom

Zoom

FreeVIEW →

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

OLM to PST Converter Ultimate

OLM to PST Converter Ultimate

Free to tryVIEW →

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

ooVoo

ooVoo

FreeVIEW →

Video chat and call up to 6 friends at once.

SurplusMeter

SurplusMeter

FreeVIEW →

Keep track of Internet traffic volume.

Facebook Exporter for iPhoto

Facebook Exporter for iPhoto

FreeVIEW →

Export to Facebook directly from iPhoto.

AOL Desktop for Mac

AOL Desktop for Mac

FreeVIEW →

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

EvoCam

EvoCam

Free to tryVIEW →

Stream live video to websites.

Wickr

Wickr

FreeVIEW →

Secure chat client with self-destructing messages and encrypted connections.

Redbox

Redbox

FreeVIEW →

IRC client

eMail Extractor

eMail Extractor

Free to tryVIEW →

Tool to extract email addresses from files.

Logitech QuickCam

Logitech QuickCam

Free to tryVIEW →

Make QuickCam Pro 4000 supported by your Mac.

IP Reporter (OS X)

IP Reporter (OS X)

Free to tryVIEW →

Find and display your current IP number.

Camfrog Video Chat

Camfrog Video Chat

FreeVIEW →

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

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