Poezio – console XMPP client

Poezio is a free console XMPP client (the protocol on which the Jabber IM network is built).

Its goal is to let you connect very easily (no account creation needed) to the network and join various chatrooms, immediately. It tries to look like the most famous IRC clients (weechat, irssi, etc). Many commands are identical and you won’t be lost if you already know these clients. Configuration can be made in a configuration file or directly from the client.

Poezio is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Encryption – TLS, OTR, OMEMO.
  • Chatrooms.
  • Carbon copies – switch devices while staying in the same conversations without losing messages.
  • Corrections – fix your last sent messages.
  • Rich text – send and receive messages with colors and formatting.
  • Chat state notifications – see the writing status of your contacts.
  • Plugins – add the features you want through official or other plugins.
  • Anonymous – use XMPP without an account.

Website: poez.io
Support: Documentation, FAQ, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Florent Le Coz, Mathieu Pasquet and Emmanuel Gil Peyrot
License: 3-clause BSD License

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Poezio is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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