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  • Tox icon

    Tox

    Send messages, files, create groups and make Tox to Tox audio and video calls. Securely.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet BSD

    • Pidgin is multi-client. Tox is a communication solution. restukapeFeb 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Pidgin is multi-protocol client, Tox is not. Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Highly secure chat client with Android capability. Awesome. Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Trillian icon

    Trillian

    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Blackberry iPad

    • Pidgen supports multiple accounts from multiple services, while this is a single service. So instead of allowing you to use all your existing accounts it requires you to use their account. The beauty of Pidgen is that you can connect with your friends using the service they use instead of trying to sell them on the service you want to use. Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Ring icon

    Ring

    Ring is a secure and distributed voice, video and chat communication platform that requires no centralized server and leaves the power of privacy in the hands of the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

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    • Pidgin more focused on text and mutiprotocol messaging. While Ring more focused on a distributed non-multiprotocol service. Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    ICQ

    ICQ is one of the oldest instant messengers. First developed by the Israeli company Mirabilis, sold to AOL, sold again and currenly owned by the Russian...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Windows Mobile ... Android iPhone Java Mobile S60 Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

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  • Psi icon

    Psi

    Psi is an instant messaging application for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X that connects to the free, open XMPP network. Localized versions of Psi are available in...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Gajim icon

    Gajim

    The goal of Gajim is to provide a full featured and easy to use Jabber client. Gajim works nicely with GNOME, but does not require it to run. It is released under the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Xfce

    • Supports more XMPP features and has it already integrated in the base. Pidgin needs a lot of plugin to have a similar support for features. Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Quassel IRC

    Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client based on the Qt4 framework. Distributed means that one (or multiple) client(s) can attach to and detach...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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