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Pidgin is a cross platform instant messaging client that has multiple chat protocols including IRC. It has support for almost every other chat service available.
PlatformsWindows, Linux, Android
MediaVideo chat, Video, Image, Recording, Gif, Url links, Additional.
Messaging systemsMulitple, see protocols and chat plugins
Message historyOptional, can
EmoticonsYes, includes various 3rd party versions including android.
End to EncriptionOptional, limited by protocols and plugins
Off the Record MessagingOptional, limited by protocols and plugins
Notification intergationYes, via plugins
Supported protocolsBonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Lotus Sametime, Novell GroupWise, OSCAR, SIMPLE, SILC, XMPP, Jingle, Zephyr, Various extended protocols.
Chat plugins SMS (text), Facebook, Discord, Skype, Telegram, WhatsApp, Steam IM, Battel.net, GoogleHangouts, Twitter feeds, Amazon Chime, WeChat, QQ, Rocket.chat, Slack, Mattermost, Tox, OkCupid, Additional
CommentsSee Product Page for "Pidgin"
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