A universal instant messaging (IM) program
See https://pidgin.im/about/ for more information. Pidgin is an instant messaging program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. It runs on Windows, Linux, and other UNIX operating systems. Pidgin is compatible with the following chat networks out of the box: AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, MXit, Novell GroupWise Messenger, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and Zephyr. It is written in C and makes heavy use of GLib and GTK+. Finch is a command line instant messaging program. It also lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat network simultaneously, and it is compatible with the same chat networks as Pidgin. It is written in C and makes heavy use of GLib and ncurses.
Encryption plugin for Pidgin, providing up to 4096 bit RSA encryption using the NSS crypto library from Mozilla. Keys are automatically transmitted and stored, making it very easy to use, but also resistant to man-in-the-middle attacks.
Licq is an ICQ/AIM clone written fully in C++. It uses an extensive plugin system to manage many different functions including the MSN protocol. The main GUI is written using the Qt widget set.
Bot Sentry is a Pidgin (libpurple) plugin to prevent Instant Message (IM) spam. It allows you to ignore IMs unless the sender is in your Buddy List, the sender is in your Allow List, or the sender correctly answers a question you have predefined.
Milkbone is a GUI instant messaging client written in Perl. It is designed to be compact (190K distribution) and to give users the ability to create powerful extensions and to be completely customizable. Milkbone runs on Win32, X-based systems, and OS X
pork, oidentd, iplog and ocd
AutoProfile is an instant-messanging away message and profile manager that supports highly customized dynamic text. It runs as a plugin that extends the features of the Gaim IM client.
Fire is a multi-protocol instant messenger client for Mac OS X based on freely available libraries for each service. Currently Fire handles AOL Instant Messenger®, ICQ®, MSN® Messenger, Jabber, limited IRC, Yahoo!®, and Apple Bonjour communications.
Gabber is an easy yet powerful Jabber client for GNOME. Jabber is a powerful open source instant messaging system. Jabber allows communication with other networks, such as ICQ, AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and even IRC, but beyond that it has unique features of its
A pidgin plugin that allows user to assign global hotkeys (e.g. Ctrl+Alt+g) for togglling buddy list and reading queued message. When "Toggle List" hotkey is enabled, it makes the buddy list hidden from your taskbar and task switcher (similar to ICQ).
The PlanetaMessenger.org Libraries project is a set of open source instant messenger libraries used and maintained by PlanetaMessenger.org. You can find protocol implementation for MSN, ICQ, ComVC networks for use on standalone and server applications.
Pidgin Extended Preferences provides additional preferences for Pidgin users. Most notably, it allows you to change the font size of conversation text without changing your theme and to change how quickly or whether the buddy list tooltips appear.
A graphical notification plugin for the instant message client gaim. Now hosted at http://plugins.guifications.org/trac
PlanetaMessenger.org is a Instant Messenger with support to all well known instant messenger networks including ICQ,MSN,AIM,Yahoo! and Jabber through a powerfull plugin engine. PlanetaMessenger.org support multiples look and feels, plugins and profiles.
Multiprotocol plugin-based instant messenger for X11 (optionaly support KDE), Windows and MaxOS X.
this is a library of message conversion plugins for gaim. One is a translator, making use of babel, another is a redneck plugin which changes your messages to what a redneck would say, and there are others planned, a piglatin plugin, a terets plugin...
Ayttm is an instant messenger program, supporting various protocols such as MSN, Yahoo, AIM, Jabber, and more. It is the heir of the Everybuddy project, and aims to continue improving the program and addressing its shortcomings.
ReAIM is an AOL Instant Messenger Proxy for iptables-based firewalls. It allows direct connections to be made to hosts behind an address-translating firewall. MSN and Windows Messenger are also supported.
AIM Sniff is a network sniffer specifically designed to pick up messages transmitted using the AIM or MSN clients and their derivatives. All information can be sent to STDOUT or a MySQL DB.
Jarl is a Perl/Tk Client. It strives to provide full functionality with every aspect of the Jabber IM system. It currently supoprts messaging, chat, groupchat, ICQ, AIM, and IRC support.
Net IM is trying to be comparable with the most popular chat clients out there today for windows such as AOL IM, ICQ, MSN Messenger, etc. This program is written completely in Java with the hopes that it will be portable across platforms. The client-ser
TiK is an open source AOL IM client written in tcl and very portable. It was originally developed as an alternative to java AIM for UNIX users. Sadly, this project seems to have been abandoned by AOL. This site will be used for further development of Tik.
Kopete is a flexible and extendable multiple protocol instant messaging system designed as a plugin-based system.
TerraIM is an instant messenger which connects to the AIM and ICQ instant messaging networks using either OSCAR or TOC as the protocol. It uses the wxWidgets toolkit and suports advanced features such as file transfer, logging, and tabbing.
PLEASE NOTE: We moved to launchpad.net! https://launchpad.net/pidgin-advanced-sound-notification This plugin adds sounds for some sound notifications to pidgin (e.g. "Incoming Filetransfer" or "Authentication requested").