Screenshot of Google Talk Initial release August 24, 2005; 12 years ago ( 2005-08-24) Plugin Windows: 188.8.131.5288 (May 14, 2013; 5 years ago ( 2013-05-14)) Google Talk Labs Edition,,,,,, (third party apps),,, Available in English, German, French, Italian, Japanese,,,,, Russian,, Chinese, Spanish / Website Google Talk (also known as Google Chat ) is an that provides both text and voice communication. The instant messaging service is colloquially known as 'Gchat', 'Gtalk', or 'Gmessage' to its users.
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Google Talk was also the name of the client applications previously offered by to use the service. Google Talk applications were available for,,, and operating systems. A Google Talk mobile web app had also been previously available. In February 2015, the Windows client was discontinued and ceased to work, with Google recommending users to use instead. Users of Windows client were instructed to migrate to the app on the platform.
It remained possible to connect to Google Talk with compatible third-party apps such as Pidgin and Gajim. Google dropped support for federation in May 2014, meaning that it no longer supports communicating with other XMPP servers. However, users can still chat with other non-Google Talk users using third-party XMPP clients such as and.