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.
MSN compatible messenger application
A very nice MSN compatible messenger application, aMSN Messenger is a multiplatform MSN messenger clone. Works pretty much like its Windows based counterpart. Perfect for keeping in touch with those friends who have not yet seen the light. Works on linux
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.
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.
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.
msn-proxy is a lightweight transparent proxy used to control/monitor the use of msn messenger clients. support all active protocols (all clients). lots of features.
Gtmess is a console msn messenger client for linux and other unix (POSIX) systems. Apart from the basics (chat windows, file transfers), it offers full unicode (utf-8) support and some advanced features like spoofing the typing user, detection of users that login as invisible etc.
With MultiMediaBox (MMBox) you can play video and sound files, send SMS, enter in P2P networks like Gnutella, Kazaa and OpenFT and talk with friends in MSN. All this features in a single application. You can get more functions downloading new MMBox Panel
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.
Gaim Python plug-in. The product provides developers with the capability to develop python plugins for Gaim.
It is a project based on IMSniffer (fork). This is an auxiliary tool for analysis of traffic - just MSN (in clear text). The 1.2.1 is the first stable version!
TCSystem provides platform independent c++ framework for streams, templates, threading and networking. It also includes a FOX based MSN Messenger and a file syncronisation program. With version 1.4 an OpenAL based Audio module was started.
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onevan is an Open-source projects