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GTK+-based instant messenger

Pidgin is a GTK+-based messenger.

It is actively being developed and supports many common features of other clients, inlcuding many unique features.It also supports multiple protocols, including AIM (Oscar and TOC), Yahoo!, ICQ, MSN Messenger, Jabber (xmpp), Napster, Zephyr and IRC.

"IRC general" IRC general channel

Related Projects

  • Kaim
  • Naim

Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

FarstreamAudio/Video communications framework: Python bindings


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
[[]]Zach Wick29 June 2012

Leaders and contributors

Rob Flynn Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to buildGTK+ 1.2.x

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.


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