Dino is an open source XMPP client for Linux desktops. Written in GTK/Vala, Dino also supports end-to-end encryption, file sending, and message searching.
Telegram has updated its mobile and desktop apps with a number of small improvements. Telegram 1.3.13 on desktop gains a new night time theme, options to set notification exceptions, and the long-sought ability to export chat […]
A new Signal desktop app has been released for Windows, macOS and Linux. It lets users of the secure messaging service chat on their desktops.
Meet YakYak, a Google Hangouts desktop app for Linux, Windows and Mac. It supports most Hangout features and has a couple bonus features of its own.
A new version of popular messaging app Viber is available for Linux. Viber Desktop versions 6.5.5 introduces a handful of new features to the messaging service, all of them certain to be familiar to users […]
Wire is an open-source messaging service that offers fully encrypted calls, video and group chats — and now it's available for Linux.
It may sound like a memory-management tool, but Rambox is actually a handy way to group all of your messaging and e-mail services in one window.
Viber for Linux has been updated, adding support for end-to-end encryption of chats, a contact forwarding feature, and drag and drop file sharing.
From Telegram to WhatsApp, via Slack and Steam Chat — Franz makes using multiple messaging services more manageable on Ubuntu.
Facebook video chat now works in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions out-of-the-box using web technologies — no plugin or extra download required.
The latest stable release of Skype 4.3 for Linux is available to install from the Ubuntu Software Center on 12.04 LTS and 14.04 LTS.
It is often touted as a superior alternative to the perennially popular VoIP service Skype — but is Viber truly able to live up to such claims?