Adium Alternatives

    Adium is described as 'free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X, written using Mac OS Xs Cocoa API, released under the GNU GPL and developed by the Adium team' and is a very popular Instant Messenger in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Adium for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Element, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Adium are Tox (Free, Open Source), Pidgin (Free, Open Source), HexChat (Free, Open Source) and Facebook Messenger (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021

    1. Instantbird is an instant messaging client based on Mozilla XULRunner and the open source library libpurple created by the software developers of Pidgin . Over 250 add-ons allow user customization of, and addition of, features.

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      Site last updated 2013. Site security certificate expired April 2017.

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    2. KakaoTalk is a phone number based messenger service that allows users anywhere in the world to chat one-to-one or in a group for free.
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      Pinger lets you text and talk free with the people you care about most, anywhere on the planet. Tap a picture and you'll see all of your communications—texts, pics, calls, voicemails—all in one place.
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    3. Stack is an Internet launchpad that increases the efficiency of working with the web for the average internet user by allowing simultaneous use of multiple web apps within a neatly organized working environment.
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      Tencent QQ, generally referred to as QQ, is the most popular free instant messaging computer program in Mainland China, and has over 856.2 million users. In April 2010, QQ.com ranked 10th overall in Alexas internet rankings.


    4. Cyanide is Tox client for Sailfish OS .
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    5. Chat, date, find taxis, manage projects and tasks and more all in one app. Mobile Node is a feature rich app that lets users to communicate securely, and since no user generated content are stored on the server-side, your privacy is guaranteed.

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      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.001.005, released in February 2017, can be still downloaded from the Google Play Store.

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    6. Spark is an Open Source, cross-platform IM client optimized for businesses and organizations. It features built-in support for group chat, telephony integration, and strong security.
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    7. Single collaborative customer support dashboard for all of your projects. Chat with your customers and your team members using single workspace. If it's an email sent to support@yourproject1.com or a chat request from yourproject2.com, it all goes into the same Plumm inbox.
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    8. When teamwork gets too noisy and overwhelming, leaders struggle to communicate effectively with their teams. With Carrot, leaders rise above the noise to communicate what matters.
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