Adium Alternatives for Windows

    Adium is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Element. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Tox or Pidgin. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Adium and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Adium are HexChat (Free, Open Source), Facebook Messenger (Free), Trillian (Freemium) and Bitmessage (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2021

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      • Matrix.org
      • Cloudron
      Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.
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    1. With the rise of widespread government monitoring programs, Tox is an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and loved ones without anyone else listening in.
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      Tox vs Adium opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Tox is still a legitimate alternative to Adium, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      No integration with external technologies - you can only chat with people who use Tox.
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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    2. Pidgin is an easy to use, multi-protocol chat client client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, XMPP, and more chat networks all at once. It has built-in support for NSS, offering client-to-server message encryption for protocols that support it.
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      Some users think Pidgin is a great alternative to Adium, some don't.
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      • PortableApps.com
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      • XQuartz
      HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat for Linux , but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems. HexChat was originally called XChat-WDK which in turn was a successor of freakschat.
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      Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more.
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      Facebook Messenger vs Adium opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Facebook Messenger is still a legitimate alternative to Adium, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Messenger us single-protocol
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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    3. 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 should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone.
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      It uses a Trillian account, not Jabber, AIM, MSN, etc
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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      Bitmessage is a P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers. It is decentralized and trustless, meaning that you need-not inherently trust any entities like root certificate authorities.
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      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 "mail.ru" group (known for one of the largest social networks).
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    4. Ripcord is a desktop chat client for group-centric services like Slack and Discord. It provides a traditional compact desktop interface designed for power users.
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