Pidgin

  • Version

    2.4.0
  • Date Added
    (to site)

    March 1st, 2008
  • Author

    Sean Egan et al.
  • License

    GPL version 2 (?)
  • Description

    Pidgin is an instant messaging program for Windows, Linux, BSD, and other Unixes. You can talk to your friends using AIM, ICQ, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, QQ, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and Zephyr.

    Pidgin can log in to multiple accounts on multiple IM networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on AIM, talking to a friend on Yahoo Messenger, and sitting in an IRC channel all at the same time.

    Pidgin supports many features of the various networks, such as file transfer, away messages, and typing notification as well as a wide array of unique features.

  • Platforms Supported

    WindowsLinux
  • Website

Pidgin

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    3.67

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Dirk Jan van der Wal
Mar 13th, 2009, 3:49 am | #

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I use Pidgin almost daily to keep in touch with friends abroad. Works like a charm. Doesn’t matter wich client they use I only have to use Pidgin!

Runs smooth on a Ubuntu 8.10 (Linux for humen beeings) installation.

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Usability ★★★★★

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