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Jitsi for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 3.2
  • (39)
  • Security Status

Softonic review

Free messenger client supporting audio and video chats

Jitsi is a free messenger client that supports most major protocols and even supports video and audio conversations.

Simply choose the IM protocol that you'd like to connect to from a selection that includes SIP, Google Talk, XMPP/Jabber, MSN or Windows Live Messenger, AIM, Bonjour, ICQ, Yahoo Messenger and Facebook chat. In the main window, you'll find all your personal contacts.

In the Jitsi chat window, you can exchange IM messages or initiate video or audio chats, including group chats. There are a limited number of emoticons and Jitsi keeps a history of your chats. Although the interface isn't particularly intuitive, the fact that you can initiate audio and video chats gives it a serious advantage over many slicker IM clients.

Note that this download link takes you to the nightly build page because Jitsi is being updated so regularly, that you can choose the latest version more easily.

Jitsi might not be quite as slick as other IM clients but is a serious alternative to classics like Miranda.

PROS

  • Supports a wide range of IM protocols
  • Supports audio and video chats
  • Simple to setup and use

CONS

  • Beta version may be unstable

Also available in other platforms


Jitsi for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 3.2
  • (39)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Jitsi

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Best IM for Linux of 2011. Most promising IM of 2011..
    Jitsi seems to beat most IM's when it comes to being multiplatform and multi-client. />For Linux Jitsi beats Pidgin as an instant messenger as it supports video and audio calls and screen sharing for multiple clients. While Pidgin DOES have video support on it's Linux version, it doesn't on windows.
    If it keeps developing at this, it could knock over Pidgin and be standrad on new Linux Distributions.
    Pros:
    The only up-to-date IM that truly supports video chat on Linux.
    Improving fast
    Supoorts Yahoo, ICQ, MSN, AIM, GTalk, Jabber and SIP.
    Cons:
    Doesn't support offline messages on it's Yahoo client (yet).
    Doesn't support Yahoo video chat.
    Video support nor screen sharing didn't seem to work between me and my girlfriend due to errors, but at least it seemed like it would work on most other machines. More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Power Video Chat Client.
    Being able to video chat on any IM network is nice adding extra security like Jitsi is even nicer. Who doesn't want as  More


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