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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      Jabber client for Android.

      Discontinued

      The app has been discontinued. Last version, 2.2.2.1, released in May 2013, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.

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    1. The Swift project was founded by Remko Tronçon and Kevin Smith, both co-authors of XMPP: The Definitive Guide and long-time members of the XMPP community, in an effort to create a better messaging client for users who want or need to access servers running with the standard...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      GyachE Improved (GyachI) is a fork from Gyach Enhanced Yahoo! client for Linux operating systems. This Yahoo! client supports almost all of the features you would expect to find on the official Windows Yahoo!
    2. Galaxium is an instant messenger application designed for the GNOME desktop. It will allow you to connect to MSN, Jabber, and IRC.
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    3. Fire is a multi-protocol instant messenger client for Mac OS X based on freely available libraries for each service. Currently Fire handles AOL Instant Messenger®, ICQ®, MSN® Messenger, Jabber, limited IRC, Yahoo!®, and Apple Bonjour communications.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.5.6, released in February 2006, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.



      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      OctroTalk is an Jabber/Gtalk client with support for GTalk (GMail) audio and Video calls. OctroTalk also supports SIP calling (through a provider of your choice). Features: 1 ) Connect securely to GTalk/Jabber 2) P2P Audio/Video Calling
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    4. Centericq is a text mode menu- and window-driven IM interface that supports the ICQ2000, Yahoo!, AIM, IRC, MSN, Gadu-Gadu and Jabber protocols.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.21.0, released in September 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. Video calls simplified, no installation required.
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    6. Amazon Chime is a communication service empowering teams with an easy to use and totally secure platform for online meetings.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      Multiple secure IRC connections Connect to several Internet Relay Chat (IRC) networks over SSL for encryption and added security.
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