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Windows Live Messenger 2011

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Windows live messenger 2011 MSN to Skype for instant messaging and video calls

By Reka Gimbi

On Monday, January 26, 2015

Windows Live Messenger 2011 is an instant messaging client used for communicating or chatting with friends and relatives however far or near. Here you can write to your friend one on one or make video calls. This is an improved chat application where you can use different chat possibilities. You can make video calls to your friends or make a call without video. It is also improved in such a way that you can leave a video message to your friend or even leave a voice call incase the other person was offline. It also has other improvements which include the inclusion of yahoo, Facebook and other social networks. The inclusion of social networks helps you to talk to friends without messenger accounts. You can also play games with your online friends which is another improvement and also make more than one conversation at the same time in a single window. And to express your feelings it has emoticons to send.

Windows Live Messenger 2011 is advisable for far friends and relatives communication since they can even share video calls and it also interacts with other social networks.

Pros

  • It is free to download and instal
  • Able to send expressive emoticons
  • Able to play games with online friends for entertainment

Cons

  • It needs some more improvements
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Distant messaging made very possible in a fun and interesting manner

By Kim Kiruma

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The developers of Windows Live messenger did some extensive improvements on the VoIP tool and were able to make the application a must have for any chat fanatic. The application is a free download instant messenger tool. This application has made it possible to communicate with your friends who might be in other parts of the worlds as opposed to the earlier versions that only allowed communication with people close to you. There are several chat modes that are allowed by the application that include the making HD video calls. This application also allows one to send instant messages with improved emotions and smiley’s. The developers worked on making sure that file transfer is possible without having the files transferred faulty or corrupted. The application is highly compatible with other services like the Youtube, facebook among others without having any conflict. The application also has several games that one can be able to play with the friend online. Having multiple conversations on one window has ben made possible with this application

Pros

  • The application is a free to download application
  • The application is compatible with various services e.g the Youtube

Cons

  • The application has similar applications that work exactly as it does e.g Skype
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Windows Live Messenger 2011 is an Instant Messaging in which you can write your friends without being closer. This new version is even more than a chat because it includes the possibility of making videos, new emoticons or being invisible for your friends.

It was used mainly to talk with your friends that don’t live next to you or even for making easier to talk with people from the other side of the world. Nowadays, it has improved in several ways providing a more complete application with different possibilities.

Write or call your friends

After the great improvement of some VoIP tools, Windows Live Messenger 2011’s included the possibility of making calls and video calls. This provides a new way of communication which is able even in high definition.

But, if you don’t want to be watched but you want to send a voice message or a short video, you can also do it. This new version allows you to a more complete offer of possibilities keeping its authenticity as the emoticons but with new incorporations.

What’s new?

There are several small changes in this new version, but there are other totally new features, such as the inclusion of social networks, for example, MSN, Facebook or even Yahoo. You can talk to your friends through these platforms without having their Messenger accounts.

Other alternatives

The great alternative is Skype, which is a quite similar program in terms of VoIP communication but with more advanced features according to videoconferences, watch in real time and the quality.

Besides, you can try Yahoo! Messenger, which is another instant messaging client in which you can talk to your friends who are included on your personal list. It also allows you to contact with people that are on Facebook and besides play games.

Windows Live Messenger 2011 Features

It includes the following features:

  • Make HD video calls
  • Send instant messages and be in contact with your friends
  • Share your files with any contact
  • Integrate it with other services like YouTube, MySpace or Facebook
  • Use ‘Contacts mode’ to have the old and traditional contact list
  • Play games with your friends online
  • Make multiple conversations at the same time in just one window
  • Send emoticons to express your feelings

If you’re interested in reading more information about this program, you can do it

Conclusion

It is a quite simple and interactive program in which you can talk to your friends, write them or even watch them in real time. Nevertheless, it includes a new software that allows you to talk to people that are on other social networks.

Pros
  • Free program
  • Quite simple and intuitive
  • Sync with social networks
  • Video calls
Cons
  • Quite outdated