Nimbuzz 2.9.4

Cross platform instant messenger with call capabilities

  • Vote:
    7.2 (941)
  • Category:

    Instant Messaging

  • Version:

    2.9.4

  • Works under:

    Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

  • Also available for:

    Android

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free (ads)

Nimbuzz is a new messaging app that does a great job of turning your phone into a mobile communications center; the app combines the power of the Internet with social media to give users a ton of communication options. With Nimbuzz, users can make voice calls, send text messages and make video calls without spending a single penny.

Using Nimbuzz, users can also share files and pictures with their friends. The app stands out among other similar apps because it lets users connect with friends on multiple platforms like Facebook, Yahoo Messenger, Live Messenger and Twitter; this is great for people who feel limited by their phone's contact list. Nimbuzz allows users to connect with friends on the most popular social network sites in the world.

If you prefer video chat, you can easily sign into Skype to connect with your contacts. Nimbuzz's flexibility makes it an all-in-one social networking app.

This absolutely free app gives users a lot of functionality without hogging resources. The app has versions that work on Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows and Mac machines.

The app can easily run on most systems; this includes older systems that have limited memory and storage. Unfortunately, the app offers no custom backgrounds, animations or effects.

Nimbuzz does a good job of balancing all of its cool features with their user-friendly interface; everything is laid out in a way that is simple and intuitive. The simple look does differentiate it from other social apps, but it doesn't change things so much that it's confusing. Many of the features closely resemble those found on both the iOS and Android; it isn't confusing for the majority of smartphone users.

Nimbuzz has experienced a lot of popularity among smartphone users, but the PC and Mac application has yet to really catch on. Most people using a desktop or laptop can easily get similar programs that include more features.

This free app is definitely worth a download; users can use all of its features free of charge. Some users might occasionally notice a small amount of lag when making voice or video calls; typically the lag is no more than two or three seconds.

The lag only happens once in a while; for a free app, it works really well. The lag problem isn't entirely dependent on the app; users need to consider the quality of the network that their phone is on.

Nimbuzz is an easy way to stay connected with friends, family and all of your contacts. If you want simplicity and functionality, then Nimbuzz is the perfect way to stay in touch with those who are important to you.

Pros

  • Supports communication on more than 12 platforms
  • Good call quality
  • Intuitive design makes it easy to use
  • Doesn't hog resources
  • Works on older model phones
  • Makes it easy to communicate and share files with contacts

Cons

  • Fewer options than other tools
  • No custom backgrounds, effects or animations
  • Occasional lag when using voice or video chat
  • Video chat only works with iPhone and PC

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