Access Facebook chat straight from the desktop without opening a browser

  • Category:

    Instant Messaging

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  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

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  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    7.2 (258)

Are you one of those individuals looking for a Facebook chat desktop client that's better than Facebook's proprietary chat tool? If you answered yes, you are not alone. Fortunately, developers answered your call for a better chat application and created fTalk. This alternative software application is versatile, can be loaded fast and creates a pleasant environment for chatting with friends using Facebook. Rated as one of the best software applications for Facebook chat, fTalk is downloadable for free and is intuitive and easy to use.

fTalk has the ability to handle many chat functionalities that are common with software that's designed for communicating with friends that are on the Internet. fTalk's interface allows you to display a list of your contacts that are on Facebook, and it also allows you to access the profiles and pictures of your Facebook friends. The handy thing about doing this is that it does not require you to open a web browser and bring up Facebook. Instead, you can utilize this desktop client to quickly get connected.

Emoticons are also included in fTalk, but some individuals have considered their design to be a little weird. On a positive note, one handy feature included with fTalk is the ability to change your Facebook status without having to be on Facebook.

If you are one of those individuals tired of using Facebook's built-in chat application, you may find that fTalk is an excellent alternative. With fTalk, you can quickly pop up this desktop client and discuss the latest news and events with your Facebook friends.


  • It allows you to change your Facebook status
  • You don't have to be on Facebook to chat with Facebook friends
  • The software creates a nice environment for a pleasant chat on Facebook


  • The emoticon design is a little unusual

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