BitlBee allows users to talk to people on the major instant messaging and microblogging networks (including MSN, Google Talk, AIM, and Twitter) from within any IRC client by emulating an IRC server. Virtual channels are created with all of the user's contacts in them, who can be talked to in the channel or in a query. Also, one can participate in group chats and chat rooms like they were normal IRC channels.
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Pidgin is a GTK2-based instant messenger application. It supports multiple protocols via modules, including AIM, ICQ, Yahoo!, MSN, Jabber, IRC, Napster, Gadu-Gadu and Zephyr. It has many common features found in other clients, as well as many unique features. Pidgin is not endorsed by or affiliated with AOL TimeWarner, Microsoft, or Yahoo.
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centericq is a text mode menu- and window-driven IM interface that supports the ICQ2000, Yahoo!, AIM, IRC, MSN, Gadu-Gadu, and Jabber protocols. It allows you to send, receive, and forward messages, URLs, SMSes (both through the ICQ server and email gateways supported by Mirabilis), contacts, and email express messages, and it has many other useful features. An internal RSS reader and a LiveJournal client are also provided.
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Gabber is a Jabber client for GNOME. Jabber is a flexible distributed Open Source instant messaging system. It also happens to allow communication with other instant messaging systems, such as ICQ, AIM, Yahoo!, MSN, and even IRC. Gabber aims to implement quite a bit of Jabber's functionality while remaining easy to use.
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naim is the original ncurses (console) AIM client, which also supports IRC, ICQ, and Lily CMC. For AIM and ICQ, it uses the TOC protocol, and includes many commonly-requested features found nowhere else, while still preserving naim's classic look and feel.
SDBA Revolution is an open-source architecture written in Perl which simplifies and streamlines the process of writing applications that run on an instant messaging network. It
features easy scripting of IM responses, session variables which are consistent across messages, session time limits, support for multiple "apps" from one bot, basic security, the ability to use multiple access lists, and capabilities to allow external application integration. It makes writing IM apps very much like writing mod_perl or PHP pages. It currently supports AIM, MSN, ICQ, YIM, and Jabber. The homepage has full tutorials and documentation.
Gaim-Encryption provides transparent RSA encryption as a
Gaim plugin using the Mozilla NSS libraries. Key sizes up to
4096 bits are supported. It works with Gaim on most
platforms, including Windows. Keys are automatically
generated, transmitted, and saved.
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AIM Sniff is a utility for monitoring and
archiving AIM and MSN messages across a network.
It can be used to monitor for cases of harassment
or warez trading. It has the ability to do a live
dump (actively sniff the network) or read a PCAP
file and parse the file for IM messages. You also
have the option of dumping the information to a
MySQL database or STDOUT. AIM Sniff will also
monitor for an IM login and then perform an SMB
lookup on the originating computer in order to
match NT Domain names with IM login names
AutoProfile is an extension to Gaim that allows
users to create customized away messages and
profiles using dynamic "components" that
automatically update on a regular basis. Generated text can include song names from XMMS, Winamp, iTunes, or Windows Media Player, snippets of Xanga and LiveJournal posts or other RSS feeds, statistics regarding saved conversation logs, a countdown/countup timer, fortune quotes, computer uptime, the contents of a Web page or a text file, the output of a program, and timestamps. A large number of options allows users to fully customize the program as they see fit.
Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging is a gaim plugin
which allows you to have private conversations
over the instant messaging system of your choice.
It provides encryption, which prevents someone who
intercepts your instant messages from reading
them; authentication, which ensures that the
correspondent is who you think it is; and perfect
forward secrecy, which ensures that no previous
conversation is compromised if you lose control of
your private keys.
Adium X is a fast and lightweight, yet highly customizable, multiple protocol instant messaging application for Mac OS X. It uses libgaim, and is based on a plugin architecture. It features partial address book integration and a compact contact list.
Guifications is a Gaim plugin that adds notification windows
those found in MSN, deadaim, and newer versions of AIM,
Yahoo instant messenger, and a lot of other applications.
Laffer is a Web-based instant messenger client.
It supports ICQ, MSN, AOL, Yahoo, Jabber, and
other messenger networks. Laffer is written in
Laffer is capable of exchanging text messages,
contact list visualization, presence status
visualization, and getting information about the
user. No file, audio, or video exchange is
supported at the moment.
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SIM is multi-protocol plugin-based instant messenger program.
Scopserv Communicator is an audio/video Internet phone and instant messenger that supports some of the most popular VoIP and instant messaging protocols such as SIP, Jabber (XMPP), AIM/ICQ, MSN, Yahoo! Messenger, and a whole lot of other useful features. ScopServ Communicator is based on the SIP Communicator softphone.
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