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CenterICQ Alternatives

CenterICQ is described as 'text mode menu- and window-driven IM interface that supports the ICQ2000, Yahoo!, AIM, IRC, MSN, Gadu-Gadu and Jabber protocols' and is a instant messenger in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CenterICQ for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Xfce. The best alternative is Pidgin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CenterICQ are Trillian, Adium, Empathy and Gajim.

CenterICQ alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Video Calling Apps or IRC Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CenterICQ.
This page was last updated Jun 24, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

CenterICQ is a text mode menu- and window-driven IM interface that supports the ICQ2000, Yahoo!, AIM, IRC, MSN, Gadu-Gadu...

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  1. 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.

  2. Trillian

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad

    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.



  3. Adium is a 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.

  4. Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, video chat, and file transfers over many different protocols. You can tell it about your accounts on all those services and do all your chatting within one application.

    Discontinued

    Empathy is currently unmaintained. Last version, 3.25, released in August 2017, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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



  6. Miranda New Generation is a successor of a popular multi-protocol instant messaging client for Windows - Miranda IM . Very light on system resources and extremely fast.

  7. Psi+

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Psi is a cross-platform powerful XMPP client designed for experienced users.

  8. WeeChat is a free chat client, fast and light, designed for many operating systems. It is highly customizable and extensible with scripts.

  9. YakYak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Hangouts

    Desktop client for Google Hangouts.

  10. Kopete

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Kopete is an instant messenger supporting AIM, ICQ, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, Novell GroupWise Messenger, and more. It is designed to be a flexible and extensible multi-protocol system suitable for personal and enterprise use.

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