This is an instant messaging service developed by Yahoo and stands out in the Instant Messaging platforms for its advanced settings and additional features. It also boasts of over one million subscribers using the application. However, the program is no longer supported by Windows and other operating systems. It is also not downloaded currently from the website but the people who had downloaded can still use the Yahoo Messenger without any problem. Currently it only supports Android; web browser and iOS.
When connected to the internet you can send and receive messages on the platform, share files, photos and images. Other added functions include video calling, skins and playing online games.
It also has an offline option. Once you have installed it has personalization prompt function where you must input all your personal details, safeguarded by a password.
Advanced users can store all the contacts so that you can view all contacts and select each of them for you to start chatting. The program has latest versions which have incorporated social sharing networks like Facebook which allow you to log in using your Facebook account.
Yahoo Messenger 11 is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in instant messaging category and is available to all software users as a free download.