When comparing Trillian vs Gajim, the Slant community recommends Gajim for most people. In the question“What are the best messaging apps for desktop?” Gajim is ranked 10th while Trillian is ranked 20th.
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Pro In-house server support
You can set up a dedicated server to hold your communications. Great for businesses that want to build their own infrastructure.
Pro Multiple networks in one place
Among them Yahoo!, Facebook, Skype, Google, AIM, ICQ, XMPP, MSN. You can have multiple accounts associated with each service.
Pro Group chat
Trillian to Trillian group chat is available.
Pro OMEMO encryption available as a plug-in
Pro Probably the only Windows client that supports server message history
Con Supports all dead services.
Con Chat logs are in SQLite DB
Plaintext (or XML/markup) logs are not available.
Con User interface looks dated
Con OMEMO not natively supported
Con Chat logging enabled by default
Problematic for encrypted chats.