When comparing Beejive vs IM+, the Slant community recommends IM+ for most people. In the question“What are the best messaging apps for iOS?” IM+ is ranked 20th while Beejive is ranked 21st. The most important reason people chose IM+ is:
IM+ has the most extensive client support out of any of its competition and is the **only** app with the ability to send secure, off-the-record messages.
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Pro Automatically reconnects
Beejive will also automatically reconnects after being out of network coverage and sends you any messages you received while offline.
Pro High level of customizability for power users
Nearly all of the core features and visual elements can be tweaked.
Pro Share Files
Send and receive files, including pictures and voice notes.
Pro Customizable chat skins & emoticon support
Pro Information stored locally
All account information (usernames & passwords) are stored locally on your Android smartphone and not kept on our servers.
Pro Email your chats
Pro Full Unicode support
Chat in any language supported by your iPhone
Pro Chat Protocol Support
- MSN®/Windows Live®
Pro Can send encrypted messages
IM+ has the most extensive client support out of any of its competition and is the only app with the ability to send secure, off-the-record messages.
Pro Simple user interface
IM+ does the core IM experience incredibly well. The layout is intuitive to use and the very high app store reviews indicate how stable and user friendly the app is.
Pro Advanced chat history
Access your messaging history in the app or on the web
Pro View Twitter feed
Pro Off-the-Record Messaging (As a paid upgrade)
Pro Group Chats
Skype, MSN, AIM, and ICQ only
Pro Photo, voice, video and IM messaging
Pro Web application to chat from your desktop or laptop
Pro Extensive client support
IM+ has the most extensive client support out of any of its competition:
- MSN/Live Messenger
- Mail.Ru Agent
- SINA Weibo
- Yandex IM.
Con Does not support Skype
Con No AIM
IM+ can no longer support AIM