Skype is currently the world's most popular free HD instant messaging software (and VoIP) for all kinds of desktop and mobile platforms. Low system resource requirement, high-quality voice communication and high stability have won its hundreds of millions of users around the world. After acquired by Microsoft in 2011, it became an independent department of Microsoft. And in 2013, if finally replaced Microsoft's own instant messaging tool MSN. In 2014, it released an embedded web version.
The Bat! is an email client (from Romania) specially designed for advanced email users who focus on secure email communication. It's often praised for its extreme flexibility and super powerful functions which can make you more efficiently deal with a large number of emails, so as to save you much valuable time.
Mailbird is a small, simple and user-friendly free desktop email client for Windows, written in WPF and C#. It focuses on speed and email productivity, was mainly inspired from the classic Sparrow on Mac OS, and is totally different from common email software like Thunderbird, Outlook or Windows Live Mail.
Why do we need to publish a post about this kind of web chatting app? After all, there have been too many video chat programs, such as ICQ, Pidgin, Miranda, Skype, TeamViewer, etc. Because sometimes we need to ensure that the communication is more privacy and exclusive (undisturbed), secure enough, and we can enjoy that anytime and anywhere.
Due to the increasing complexity of current Internet/Intranet environments, a variety of factors such as firewall, router, or broadband provider (ISP) often leads many remote control software based on the traditional 'direct connection' technology (like Microsoft Remote Desktop) to connect/operate very slow or even connection fail. Even the industry's strong performer TeamViewer also is becoming slower and slower.
eM Client is a all-powerful free/commercial desktop email client for Windows all platforms (XP+). In addition to being popular due to its modern and friendly UI, eM Client also provides many extra convenient features, such as calendar, tasks, contacts and even online chat.