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Psi

Psi

Psi is a free instant messaging application designed for the Jabber (XMPP) IM network. This software enables you to chat using Google Talk, LiveJournal and many other groups. Jabber (or XMPP) is an open instant messaging protocol that drives the world's largest open IM network.

Psi has full Unicode support, and supports most important XMPP features like file transfer, group chat, encryption etc.

As Jabber allows gateways to other services, which many servers support, it can also connect to the Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, Gadu-Gadu, ICQ and .NET Messenger Service networks. Other services available using gateway servers include RSS and Atom news feeds, sending SMS messages to cellular networks and weather reports.

Psi relies on the qca2 library for its encryption features.

 Psi 0.15

Price
Free to download

Size
2.0MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Kevin Smith and the Psi team

Website
psi-im.org

System Requirements
Qt 4.4.0+
QCA 2.0+

Optional:
qca-ossl
qca-gnupg

Support Sites:
Wiki, Forums, SourceForge Project Page

Selected Reviews:
Softpedia

Features include:

  • Highly customizable
  • Profiles
  • Tabbed Chats
  • Group Chat (Multi User Chat)
  • Service Discovery allows you to:
    • add the ability to talk to friends who use other instant messengers
    • find a friend who uses Jabber
    • create or join a conference room where multiple people can chat together
    • other things, as Jabber is an extensible protocol and anything can be added in the future
  • Encrypted communications
  • File transfers
  • Advanced Features:
    • XML Console
    • Encrypt messages with GnuPGP
    • SSL Certificates
  • Language Packs

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