A release announced some years ago, Google voice client has finally appeared. It is called GVNotifier. With it, you can chat with your contacts by VoIP or by instant message without leaving your chair. It also allows you to phone your friend and even to receive a free SMS. If you like, it can also record your conversations so that you can listen to them later. This software is in English and runs on recent versions of Windows i.e XP, Vista and 7.