Trillian

Trillian

Web site: trillian.im
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freemium, Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: July 1, 2000
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Trillian – a free and easy to use instant messaging that works on your desktop and phone. It supports IM services such as: AIM, Bonjour, Facebook Messenger, Google Talk (Hangouts), IRC, XMPP (Jabber), VZ, and Yahoo! Messenger. It also supports social networking sites, such as Facebook, Foursquare, LinkedIn, and Twitter; email services, such as POP3 and IMAP.

Goals:
– Simple Instant Messaging – Trillian keeps instant messaging simple by not reinventing the wheel or trying to sell you something you don’t need. Advertise your status, send messages to your contacts, and synchronize seamlessly between devices.
– Persistent Group Messaging – Group chats persist on the server so friends who are offline can always catch up easily. You can also assign operator status to groups to help with member management and control topics and permissions.
– File and Image Sharing – Send and receive pictures, files, screen captures, or anything you like. Share documents and spreadsheets in group conversations. Large files can be sent using peer-to-peer technology to ensure maximum speed and efficiency.
– Game Chat – Chat directly in full-screen games using Trillian’s powerful game chat overlay compatible with dozens of OpenGL and Direct3D applications. If you’ve used overlays before in Steam or Discord then you’ll appreciate being able to keep the conversation going in Trillian as well.
– Message History – Messages are stored on your computer so you always have a copy of your past conversations. Our powerful message history viewer comes equipped with searching and filters so you can track down previous chats at a moment’s notice.
– Themes and Emoticons – Themes – including light and dark – and emoticons powered by our friends at JoyPixels let your personalize Trillian any way you’d like. Change colors to suit your particular mood, and always have the right emoji on hand to express what you’re feeling.

It is created by Cerulean Studios.

Nymgo

Nymgo

Web site: nymgo.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: VoIP Clients
Platform: Android, iOS, iPad, Linux, OS X, Symbian, Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: 2012
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Nymgo – very cheap international calls with very good voice quality service provided by Splendor Telecom UK Ltd. Nymgo offers high-quality VoIP calls and text messaging using any mobile phone or landline, even you are not connected to the internet.

MAIN FEATURES:
– VoIP Calls – International VoIP calling over WiFi or 3G/4G
– SMS – Cheap global texting
– Transfer credit – Share credit with friends
– Now available in English, French, Arabic & Turkish

With Nymgo you can make high quality international calls to India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Philippines, Mexico, China, Egypt, Germany, Nigeria, Kenya, Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, Iraq, Morocco, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Turkey, Yemen or any other destination around the world using VoIP technology.

You can use Nymgo dialer to make calls from any smartphone, tablet or computer to any cell phone or landline in the world.
Works on Android Phones/Tablets, iPhone/iPad, Windows, Mac and Linux.

Allway Sync

Allway Sync

Web site: allwaysync.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2004

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Allway Sync – a free sync application developed by a company Botkind, Inc., and available for Windows users.

Allway Sync uses innovative synchronization algorithms to synchronize your data between desktop PCs, laptops, USB drives, remote FTP/SFTP and WebDAV servers, various online data storages and more. Data compression and encryption are supported. It combines bulletproof reliability with extremely easy-to-use interface. Allway Sync also can synchronize your PC data with a Mac via Sync Gateway.

Main features:
– Sync data between your desktop PCs, laptops, tablets and more
– File modifications and deletions are tracked in a local database, so Allway Sync knows the true history of your files
– Generates a full report of differences between synchronization folders
– Supports any file system (FAT, NTFS, SAMBA, Netware, X-Drive and more)
– Capable of synchronizing more than two folders
– Performs true bi-directional and n-way file and folder synchronization
– Innovative, proprietary algorithms do not rely on the accuracy of the system clock or network connection quality
– Detects when folders are removed from one device and removes them from any other corresponding synchronization targets
– Backups and restores files if you run Allway Sync in one-way synchronization mode
– Synchronize data between your desktop PCs and laptops over a network
– Transfer documents from one computer to another using an intermediate removable drive
– Supports files of any size that is supported by source and destination file system

Resilio Sync

Resilio Sync

Web site: www.resilio.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Android, BSD, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Unknown
First release: 2016

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Resilio Sync – a fast, reliable, and simple file sync and share solution, powered by P2P technology.

Features:
– Sync any folder to all your devices. Sync photos, videos, music, PDFs, docs or any other file types to/from your mobile phone, laptop, or NAS
– The fastest and most private way to send files to friends and family. Send one or more files to multiple recipients without sharing the whole folder or creating a permanent sync connection
– Change access permissions at any time using ‘Advanced Folders’. Assign ownership to another user, revoke access, or change read and write permissions on the fly.
– Using ‘Selective Sync’ feature, Sync will create placeholder files in your file-system that can be searched locally.
– You can set bandwidth usage limits so Sync activity occurs only when it suits you.
– Backup your files automatically to another device you own. Create your own Disaster Recovery site.
– Keep folders synced between multiple platforms and operating systems. Sync is available for OS X, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, all major NAS devices, and more.

In early 2016, Resilio Inc. was spun out of BitTorrent Inc. to bring the power and resilience of distributed technology to the modern enterprise. Resilio started with core BitTorrent technology and hardened it for commercial use while adding the centralized management and control required for modern IT.

The project has been founded by Konstantin Lissounov.

Mailbird

Mailbird

Web site: www.getmailbird.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C#
First release: April 1, 2013

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Mailbird – a proprietary email client for MS Windows users, inspired by Sparrow email client for OS X. It only supports Gmail accounts for email, but also provides support to display Dropbox, Facebook, Google Drive and other services.

The main features of Mailbird are:
– Manage all your emails and contacts from multiple accounts easily in one Inbox.
– Customizable Layout.
– App Integration: built in apps like Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Dropbox, Google Calendar, Asana, Todoist and many more.
– Snooze messages for later to focus only on the emails you need to at the moment.
– Speed Reader: The first ever integrated to make you literally fly through your emails.
– Custom Sounds: Choose any of our notification sound suggestions or upload your own.
– Connect via Linkedin with only one click from within your Inbox.
– Attachment Search.
– Intuitive keyboard shortcuts for archiving, composing, replying, forwarding and many more activities.
– Supports 17 languages from all over the world.
– Free 24/7 email support.

The project was started in January 2012 by Danish Co-Founders and serial entrepreneurs Michael Olsen & Michael Bodekaer.

i.Scribe

i.Scribe

Web site: memecode.com/scribe.php
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Fremium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1999

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i.Scribe – a small portable email client with an integrated contact database and calendar.

It supports all the major internet mail protocols and uses international standards where possible. Scribe doesn’t required installing or uninstalled and can be used from a removable drive without reconfiguration. It comes with a bayesian spam filter and translations to many different languages. Updates are published regularly to respond to problems and to add features.

Because Scribe runs on Windows and Mac you can take your mail with you when you change operating system. And don’t worry about viruses, Scribe protects you from the usual security holes in other email clients with it’s own virus safe HTML control and executable attachment protection

Features:
– Free or Commercial Email Client
– Spam Filter
– Small & fast
– Cross-platform: Windows, OS X & Linux
– Multi-language
– Supports POP3/SMTP/IMAP
– SSL Support
– Spam Filter
– Address Book
– Calendar
– Email Identities
– Email Identities
– MAPI Export

InScribe is a paid, enlarged version of the i.Scribe with more features built in.

eM

eM

Web site: www.emclient.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: OS X, Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C#
First release: November 2007

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eM – a fully-featured email client for Windows and Mac with a modern and easy-to-use interface. eM Client also offers calendar, tasks, contacts and chat. It supports virtually all conceivable email technologies (POP3, SMTP, IMAP, Exchange, Office365 etc).

Features:
– supports all major services including Gmail, Exchange, iCloud, and Outlook.com
– is able to set up everything automatically for most of the services
– it imports your data from all major email clients, includes Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Thunderbird and more
– supports several fully customizable themes including a Dark theme and allows you to customize its behavior
– sidebar brings you quick contextual information that will boost your productivity even more. The sidebar communication history, attachment history and agenda will save you a lot of time
– the Conversation View automatically groups your messages into relevant conversations which results in a much cleaner mailbox
– provides a very simple way of sending encrypted and signed emails. It has never been easier. Check our video, how to quickly set up PGP encryption
– schedule your messages to be sent at a specific time and date, whether you are communicating with someone in a different timezone or just want something to be sent when you are out of office
– QuickText lets you predefine snippets of text which you can then quickly and easily insert into your messages with just a single button
– when you receive a message in a language other than your eM Client language, eM Client can now translate it for you with a single click

There is a 30-day free trial, you may decide to use eM Client Free license or upgrade to the Pro version.

Skype

Skype

Web site: www.skype.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, VoIP Clients
Platform: Android, HoloLens, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows, Xbox One
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: August 29, 2003

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Skype – an application which lets users to make voice or video calls and keep in touch via an instant message system. It is available for many devices and operating systems such as smartphones, tablets, PCs, Macs and Linux.

The main features of Skype are:
– Video calls – don’t just hear the cheers, see it. Get together your friends and family on a video call. Watch your everyone’s smiles and cries when you tell them “We’re engaged!”
– Chat – reach people instantly. Send messages to your friends, liven up conversations with emoticons and Mojis, or create a group chat to make weekend plans with up to 300 people.
– Share – share your screen, photos, videos, documents, and files with your family and friends. Unlike email, Skype will transfer up to 300MB per file.
– Voice calls – make voice calls to anyone on Skype. You can also call mobile and landlines at low rates.

Skype uses a proprietary Internet telephony (VoIP) network called the Skype protocol. The protocol has not been made publicly available by Skype, and official applications using the protocol are closed-source. Starting from 2014, Skype uses a new protocol Microsoft Notification Protocol 24.

Skype was founded in 2003 by Niklas Zennström, from Sweden, and Janus Friis, from Denmark and the software was created by Estonians Ahti Heinla, Priit Kasesalu, and Jaan Tallinn.