Pidgin for Mac

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Pidgin is one of the most popular and user-friendly chat programs in the world. Since Pidgin by Pidgin Software has not been developed to run on Mac platforms, you can check this list with alternatives of Pidgin for Mac to find a substitute. These utilities will allow you to connect and chat with people from all over the world, so you don't need to be sad that a version of Pidgin for Mac doesn't exist yet. Also, many of these applications can connect to the most popular chat networks as they provide support for a lot of communication protocols.

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Pidgin for Mac OS X: Best alternatives You can use one of these Pidgin for Mac alternatives which were thoughtfully chosen by our editors and user community.


Skype Free

by Microsoft

Skype keeps the world talking. Say “hello” with an instant message, voice or video call – all for free*, no matter what device they use Skype on. Skype is available on phones, tablets, PCs, and Macs.

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Adium Free

by Adium Team

Adium is a popular and, probably, the best instant messaging client for you Mac at the moment. It supports a great number of services, including MSN, Yahoo!

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Nimbuzz - Free Calls & Messaging Free

by Nimbuzz B.V.

Nimbuzz for Mac lets you call, chat and interact with your friends on all popular instant messaging and social networks. Connect to all your friends at once - Chat and interact with all your friends from one place: Windows Live Messenger...

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Trillian Free

by Cerulean Studios, LLC

Trillian is a chat application that tries to integrate most of the major chat networks into one application. It allows you to connect, chat and manage your AIM, MobileMe, Bonjour, Facebook Chat, Google Talk, ICQ, Jabber, MySpaceIM, Yahoo Messenger...

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qutim Free

by qutIM Project

qutIM is free and open-source multiprotocol (ICQ, Jabber, Mail.Ru, IRC, VKontakte) instant messenger for Windows, Linux, MacOS X, OS/2, Symbian, Maemo/MeeGo, Solaris and *BSD. qutIM — Extremely extendible client.

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ICQ Free

by ICQ

One of the internet's first instant messengers, that has evolved into a personal communications center: ICQ allows you to exchange files, chat, send SMS to many cellular networks around the world, send and check email...

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Spark by Jive Software Free

by Jive Software

Spark is an open source, cross-platform instant messaging client for businesses and organizations. All the SMPP features are supported by the client, including group chats, VOIP, and strong security.

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Psi Free

by Psi Team

Psi is an instant messaging client supporting the XMPP protocol, which makes it compatible with a large number of messaging services, such as GoogleTalk, LJTalk, Nimbuzz and HipChat.

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Coccinella Free

by Coccinella Team

Coccinella is an open-source cross-platform communication tool with a built-in whiteboard for improved collaboration with other people.

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Instantbird Free

by Instantbird

Instantbird is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client. Using it, you can connect to all your different IM accounts. It uses the Mozilla rendering engine to display IMs, and the Pidgin libpurple to connect to the different networks...

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Jitsi Free

by Jitsi

Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, AIM/ICQ, Windows Live, Yahoo!, Bonjour and many other useful features.

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