Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is a cross-platform VOIP, videoconference, desktop sharing and chat client.
Protocols supported include SIP, XMPP/Google Talk/Jabber/Facebook chat, AIM/ICQ, Windows Live, Yahoo! Messenger and Bonjour.
Other features include: Call recording, Call & chat
... [More] encryption, Noise suppression, Echo cancellation, File transfer, multi-user chat, Desktop streaming, Presence, Conference calls, Integration with Microsoft Outlook and Apple Address Book, Support for LDAP directories, Support for Google Contacts, On-line provisioning, Systray notifications, IPv6 support, Spell checker and many more. [Less]
Real time Communication has traditionally been a detached feature of Desktop Computing, provided via stand-alone Instant Messaging clients with poor integration into the desktop experience. One of the primary goals of the KDE 4 series is to tighten integration between different components of the
... [More] environment. The KDE Telepathy (KTp) project aims to tackle just this.
Our aims are:
* To integrate Real Time Communication deeply into the KDE Workspaces and Applications
* To provide a infrastructure to aid development of Collaborative features for KDE applications. [Less]
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 its own JS protocol implementations as well as Pidgin's libpurple to connect to the different networks (including AIM
... [More], Facebook Chat, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, ICQ, IRC, Lotus Sametime, MSN, MySpaceIM, Netsoul, Novell Groupwise, Simple, XMPP, Yahoo and Yahoo JAPAN).
Some features are not implemented yet, but most users should find it contains all the needed IM features. We hope you will like it and we look forward to getting your feedback! [Less]