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. A development branch of the Psi XMPP client. Psi is a cross-platform powerful XMPP client (Qt, C++) designed for the XMPP power users.
    2. Cloud Phone is a virtual pbx that enables small businesses to quickly, easily, and affordably set up a business phone solution without having to purchase hardware Core Features Auto Attendant
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    3. Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app designed for kids to connect with close friends and family from their tablet or smartphone. Kids can only connect with parent-approved contacts, which creates a more controlled environment.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      • WeeChat
      • Firefox OS
      • Google Play Store
      • Firefox
      Glowing Bear is a sleek, modern web frontend that securely connects to a running instance of WeeChat using its built-in relay protocol.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Team communication for small teams of software engineers.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Self-Hosted
      • Apple Messages
      Apple’s messaging network has gained a lot of popularity in recent years, though it has long been locked down to their platforms. But now, AirMessage makes it easy to send and receive messages to your friends and family through group chats, images, videos and audio messages!
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    4. Zoho Cliq simplifies your team communication with organized conversations, information that's easy to find and by connecting to the tools you love. Transform ideas into reality with your team. With channels, your team communication is visible, transparent and efficient.
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    5. QIP Infium is a multiprotocol instant messaging client. It supports ICQ (OSCAR), Jabber (XMPP), Mail.ru Agnet (MRA), IRC, XIMSS, SIP, Twitter, Facebook and other.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Ubuntu Touch
      • Plasma Mobile
      Kaidan is a simple, user-friendly Jabber/XMPP client providing a modern user interface using Kirigami and QtQuick. The back-end of Kaidan is written in C++ using the QXmpp XMPP client library and Qt 5.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The privacy-first messaging app that works with or without internet access, cellular data or trust in the network.
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