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Emesene is described as 'emesene is an instant messenger capable of connecting to various networks and utilizing different graphical toolkits. Currently msn and jabber are supported through papyon and xmppy, which allows emesene to connect to various IM services such as GTalk, Facebook Chat, etc' and is a popular instant messenger in the social & communications category. There are nine alternatives to Emesene for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Pidgin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Emesene are Empathy, IM+, Messenger for Desktop and Beagle IM.

Emesene 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 Emesene.
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  1. Pidgin icon

    Pidgin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    116 alternatives to Pidgin 

    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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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsPidgin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportPidgin support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  VoiP CallsPidgin allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    4.  PortablePidgin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. Empathy icon

    Empathy

    • Linux
    • BSD
    141 alternatives to Empathy 

    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.

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  3. IM+ icon

    IM+

    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    105 alternatives to IM+ 

    Chat everywhere! IM+ is the most widely used mobile IM app! Connect all-in-one to MSN, Yahoo!, Google Talk, AIM, Jabber, ICQ, Facebook, MySpace and Twitter on ALL popular mobile platforms.

    The widest selection of unique features that you won't find in any other IM client!.

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    1.  Multiple Account supportIM+ support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    IM+ Web Messenger
    IM+ on iPad
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    Messenger for Desktop

    • Mac
    • Windows
    96 alternatives to Messenger for Desktop 

    Messenger for Desktop is a wrapper for the official client messenger.com. Therefore it works like a regular browser which can only navigate to the messenger.com web app. MFD doesn't touch your messages, account or personal data. All that is handled securely by Facebook.

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    Beagle IM

    • Mac
    105 alternatives to Beagle IM 

    BeagleIM is a lightweight and powerful XMPP client developed by Tigase, Inc. It provides an easy way to start using the XMPP Protocol (formerly known as Jabber) if you've never used it before. Veterans of the protocol will find many features here they are familiar.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionBeagle IM has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  6. Escargot

    4 alternatives to Escargot 

    Escargot is a custom-written server built to recreate the older MSN Messenger server architecture, used back when Microsoft still had the servers running. The code to recreate the servers works for versions of MSN up to 8.

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    aMSN

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    20 alternatives to aMSN 

    aMSN is a free open source MSN Messenger clone. aMSN attempts to emulate the look and feel of Windows Live Messenger, and supports many of its features.

    Offline Messaging Voice Clips Display pictures Custom emoticons Multi-.

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    1.  PortableaMSN can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The project is dead. The last release was on May 2012 according to SourceForge.

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    Swift XMPP Client

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    29 alternatives to Swift XMPP Client 

    Swift is an elegant, secure, adaptable and intuitive XMPP client, with features that make it suitable for a wide range of use scenarios.

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  9. Phoenix AOL And Yahoo

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    4 alternatives to Phoenix AOL And Yahoo 

    Phoenix is a rivalry of escargot but featuring AIM and Yahoo messenger instead of MSN. Yahoo and AIM users (connected to phoenix server) text each other...

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