Pidgin is a chat program which lets you log into accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on XMPP and sitting in an IRC channel at the same time.
Pidgin is compatible with the following chat networks out of the box: Jabber/XMPP, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, and Zephyr. It can support many more with plugins.
Pidgin supports many features of these chat networks, such as file transfers, away messages, buddy icons, custom smilies, and typing notifications. Numerous plugins also extend Pidgin's functionality above and beyond the standard features.
Pidgin 2.14.12 release notes:
- Remove a string from the Romanian translation that’s breaking iconv on Windows. (Review 2157) (Gary Kramlich)
- Add Markus “ivanhoe” Fischer to the Crazy Patch Writers! Congrats Markus! (Review 1952) (Gary Kramlich)
- Fix a crash when closing a group chat with spellchk plugin enabled. (Review 1951) (Markus Fischer)
- Fix network interface detection on Windows to fix broken file transfers. (PIDGIN-17123, PIDGIN-17293, PIDGIN-17516, PIDGIN-17704) (Review 2018) (Gary Kramlich)
- Update the about box to point people to Discourse instead of the mailing lists. (Review 2154) (Gary Kramlich)
Download: Pidgin 2.14.12 | PortableApps 33.5 MB (Open Source)
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