Then give Pidgin that shot!
Pidgin is no ordinary instant messaging program. It is a program that support other instant messaging programs and accounts, particularly the prominent ones in the Internet world like Yahoo!, MSN Messenger, IRC, MySpaceIM, and many more. This special software allows you to sign in to numerous IM programs using numerous accounts, meaning that you could be chatting with your friends at Yahoo!, MSN Messenger and IRC all at once!
Pidgin is a user-friendly software that supports the features offered in other IM programs, such as sending of files and the essential messaging features. And it sure has its own exceptionally incredible features to boot!
One of the features is the Buddy Pounce, which signals you that your online friends have gone away, logged in, or resumed the conversation, by delivering a message or playing a sound. Other amazing features of this extraordinary software are text substitution, buddy ticker, complete message notice, spell check, and lots more!
Pidgin also works well with GNOME 2, KDE 3.1 and Windows’ system trays, which means that you need not have to keep the buddy list up on your computer while you are still signed in. Best of all, all these can be done on all the operating systems like Windows and Linux with no constraints at all.
How does Pidgin have the ability to support other instant messaging programs? It is actually all thanks to libpurple, the library that manages Pidgin and allows Pidgin to support other IM programs, as well as handle the various IM accounts and features.
Here is another part that makes Pidgin worth trying. Since it is a free program and is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2, everyone has the freedom to utilize and make changes to it, provided that you issue the edited source codes when issuing your edited version. With that, you can make Pidgin work in a way that suits your taste!
Watch this interesting preview on how Pidgin works!
So what are you waiting for? Get started with Pidgin by visiting the website here and downloading the software for free. Simple to download, and simple to use!
Get connected to all your friends from all the IM networks that you have accounts with, just like connecting yourself to the entire world. All these can be done in your own computer, and none of it would be possible without Pidgin!