As part of Windows Live Essentials, I still find it shocking that sites such as softonic are still showing stand alones.
While there are many MSN Messenger users, the program feels very outdated.During the programme’s lifetime, Microsoft adding more features to the service – including custom emoticons, games between players, and a ‘nudge’ function which would shake a friend’s chat window to grab their attention.But when Microsoft bought Skype for .5bn (£5.1bn) in 2012 Windows Live Messenger lost favour at the business.You will find the content ratings on every app or game page. IMPORTANT: Microsoft is replacing Windows Live Messenger with Skype. Take a look at The Complete Guide to Moving from Messenger to Skype for more information, alternatives and tips.
If an app or game does not have a rating, it means that it has not yet been rated, or it’s been rated and we’re working to update the page. MSN Messenger has been perhaps the biggest hitter of the IM software world for some time now and this update adds a range of cool new features designed to make your chatting experience even better.
Microsoft is replacing Windows Live Messenger with Skype. Take a look at our Complete Guide to Moving from Messenger to Skype for everything you need to know.