The modular client Pidgin is a free instant messaging, which provides a connection for multiple accounts at the same time on different networks. It supports popular protocols: Jabber / XMPP, ICQ, Messenger, Google Talk, Yahoo !, Zephyr Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Bonjour, SIMPLE, AIM, Novell GroupWiseMessenger, Lotus Sametime, QQ, MSN, SILC and MySpaceIM.
Pidgin has the main purposes, they are: chat, short text chat messaging, file transfer; Additional options: stopping, updating or cancelling of a file transfer, the control of sending several files in a separate window.
|Type||The Internet. Communication.|
|OS||Windows XP, 7, Vista|
|Interface language||English, Russian|
|Last version||2.10.7 since 14.02.2013|
The main features:
- It supports functions of different networks (notification about typing of the text, icons of friends, smiles, status-message…).
- Can support tabs in the conversation window.
- Chat Encryption.
- Tracking of the users.
- Installation of plug-ins that enhance the functionality of the program.
- In one “contact” can be connected a lot of friends.
- Records the events.
- Multilingual user interface.
- It provides connection for multiple accounts simultaneously.
- Installing of avatars.
- The modular structure.
- You can keep the chat open with the closed window.
Changes in the latest version:
- Mistakes has been fixed.
- Improved the support for Pidgin, MSN, IRC, MXit, XMPP protocol.
- Improved work with plug-in modules.