IM also offers a free "lite" version if you'd like to try before you buy.It supports the following IM clients - [.99 - i Tunes Link] A lot of people may be asking why I'm including a client that doesn't support half the features the big 3 support.See conversation including the stickers, status, profiles, pictures, locations and emoticons.See more about Spying on Chat Apps Hear what’s happening around the target i Phone.e Buddy also offers a free version of the app that is ad supported and has fewer features. When it comes to comparing e Buddy with other clients, it seems to offer about the same Beejive does.A lot of it is really going to come down to personal preference.The answer to that for me is simple; Verbs looks like a client Apple themselves wrote. As of now, Verbs doesn't support the feature set the others boast, but I think it's a client to keep our eye on.
Most hardcore users prefer Beejive due to the amount of clients it supports.
Beejive has been making IM clients for a very long time, and it shows.
I remember purchasing Beejive for my Blackberry several years ago. It comes packed with features such as support for multiple accounts, push notifications, picture sharing, custom backgrounds and chat bubbles, and much more.
I like the fact that you can access chat history on your device or on the web.
This can be extremely convenient for people who need to save chat histories for work reasons.
If they can issue updates to better the app in a timely manner, I think they'll acquire a pretty good sized user base. They provide cross-platform support for i OS, Android, and Blackberry.