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New Yahoo Messenger

0.8.288
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License:
Free Freeware
Language:
English
Publisher:
Yahoo | (3 more)
OS:
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Updated:
Apr 22, 2017
Technical:
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New Yahoo Messenger Review

Tina de Pierre

Successor to Yahoo! Chat


A review of New Yahoo Messenger by Tina de Pierre

This is the new Yahoo Messenger, completely starting fresh and now without the chatrooms that Yahoo! used to be famous for. Now-a-days, it's just another messenger.

Gone are the pre-Web 2.0 days of Yahoo! Chat and welcome to the arrival of the successor, known as Yahoo! Messenger. Back in the day, it was ICQ that lead the IM craze and today Microsoft rules that roost with MSN Messenger, but Yahoo! has added a lot of interesting features to its instant messenger contender, one of which we liked a lot: Yahoo's Cam-to-Cam video chat feature (pictured here).

The client looks pretty good, but we found it slow to say the least. The layout is clean and organized and easy to get around in.

The messenger also features voice mail which is pretty cool. When you're not around, friends can leave you messages so you can get back to them.. though not a viable replacement for real voicemail, but it does actually support leaving voice messages for retrieval on certain types of smartphone.

Like all real messenger clients, Yahoo! messenger also supports filesharing, so sending music or pictures to your family in Europe or Asia is as easy as a few mouse clicks.

Everything we tested on Yahoo! messenger was free, so no reason not to give it a try.

New Yahoo Messenger can make VoIP calls, text chat, join chat rooms, chat with groups and video conference.


Yahoo! Messenger Free is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from instant messaging software without restrictions. Yahoo! Messenger Free 0.8.288 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This Yahoo messenger software is filed under:


  • New Yahoo Messenger Download
  • Freeware Instant Messaging Software
  • Free Software Download

Compatibility with this Yahoo messenger software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Yahoo!.

New Yahoo Messenger has been picked by our editors as very good.
New Yahoo Messenger has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested New Yahoo Messenger 0.8.288 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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