What's the alternative?


Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once.

Top 12 Pidgin Alternatives

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  1. Telegram

    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free.

  2. HexChat

    HexChat is a fork of XChat with bug fixes and new features.

  3. Trillian

    Trillian is a decentralized and federated instant messaging platform that lets your whole company send private and group messages, keep tabs on what co-workers are doing, share files, and much more.

  4. Jitsi

    Open-source video calling and chat platform.

  5. Adium

    Adium is a free instant messaging application for Mac OS X that can connect to AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, and more.

  6. Hangouts

    Hangouts bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android, and Apple devices.

  7. Empathy

    Apps/Empathy - GNOME Wiki!

  8. Tox

    Send messages, files, create groups and make Tox to Tox audio and video calls. Securely.

  9. Signal

    Fast, simple & secure messaging. Privacy that fits in your pocket.

  10. mIRC

    mIRC: Internet Relay Chat client

  11. Miranda IM

    Miranda IM is the smaller, faster, easier instant messenger with support for multiple protocols.

  12. Facebook Messenger

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message.