The official AOL Instant Messenger using Open Source libraries.
AIM Sniff is a network sniffer for AOL Instant Messenger messages. It can be used to log all AIM messages to a MySQL database or text file. AIM Sniff has the ability to perform active sniffing or read a PCAP file and parse it for AIM traffic. Read more
aimd is a system for sending AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) messages from the command line, scripts, etc.
aimirc2 is an AOL Instant Messenger to IRC gateway.
Bonim is a console AOL Instant Message (AIM) client based on CAIM. It has many features not found in CAIM.
BSFlite is a rather small and minimalist client for AOLŪ's Instant Messenger? service. Instead of having a full screen console interface, BSFlite employs a command line interface that allows your fingers to do all of the work without needlessly sifting through windows.
Eva is an IM client under KDE, it use Tencent QQ's protocol. Tencent QQ is an IM like ICQ, it used widely in China.
Free Secure Instant Messaging Protocol
FSIMP (Free Secure Instant Messaging Protocol) is an open and free IM protocol in the planning and implementation stages.
Gaim-vv is a friendly fork of the Gaim instant messaging client that concentrates on video and voice support.
Gossip is an instant messaging client for GNOME. Layered on top of the open protocol Jabber is a clean and easy-to-use interface, providing users of the GNOME Desktop a friendly way to keep in touch with their friends.
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 messages, and uses the Pidgin libpurple to connect to the different networks.
Kinkatta is an instant messenger for AOL. Kinkatta is released under the GPL and LGPL license.
Kit Client is a graphical (KDE 2) client for the AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service, using the TOC protocol.
Lightbird (client and server) is an attempt to create a simple IM service for LANs. It started as an ICQ Groupware clone.
Minbif aims to use the libpurple library from the Pidgin project to provide an IRC-friendly instant messaging client.
Mr UCC is an email, IM, IRC, calendaring, and Internet search tool. Mr UCC organizes email messages using tags. The user can assign tags manually, through rules, or have them automatically assigned using the Open Text Summarizer.
paimbot is an AOL Instant Messenger automated "bot" written in Perl. Many of the planned uses and features of the project have been inspired by Eggdrop IRC bots.
Planimo is an instant messaging system for LAN chats. It supports file transfers between users, can emit beeps whene new messages arrive, and integrates well in the GNOME desktop.
pork is an ncurses-based AOL instant messenger client. It uses the OSCAR protocol (the one the windows client uses) to access AIM. Pork features Perl scripting, an online help system, the ability to configure nearly all aspects of the program's look-and-feel, an alias system, and a powerful, fully-configurable key binding system. It supports being logged in with more than one screen name at the same time.
Secure Cryptographic Instant Messaging: instant messaging software with a difference. When the program is started it creates a secure chat window where you can send encrypted instant messages to your business contacts and friends at any time.
ptyaim is a very simple, extra special curses client for AOL's Instant Messenger (AIM) and ICQ services, plus Internet Relay Chat (IRC). Its interface is somewhat inspired by naim.
PySP is a copy of SuckerPipe, an extremely addicting AIM tool but written in Python.
SaveBuddy saves your buddylist text file to ~/.gaim/savebuddy when you signoff.
TAC is a pure Tcl console-based version of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). The TAC client began as a console-only alternative to TiK, the Tcl/Tk client. Since most development efforts were focused on TiK, the TAC client has relatively few features.
TiK is a pure Tcl/Tk 8.0 version of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM).
TNT is an AOL Instant Messenger client for GNU Emacs and XEmacs. It has been called "AIM for grownups". :)