Pidgin 2.12.0 freeware

Pidgin is a chat program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on MSN, talking to a friend on Google Talk, and sitting in a Yahoo chat room all at the same time.

Pidgin runs on Windows, Linux, and other UNIX operating systems. Looking for Pidgin for OS X? Try Adium!

Author The Pidgin Team
Released 2017-03-10
Filesize 8.83 MB
Downloads 5400
OS Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64
Installation Instal And Uninstall
Keywords instant messenger, multi-protocol messenger, chat client, Pidgin, messenger, multi-protocol
Users' rating
(95 rating)
Our rating 5 freeware award
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Pidgin freeware - The Latest Versions History
2.12.0 Mar 10, 2017 New Release GENERAL:
purple-url-handler now works with Python 3.x (Daniël van Eeden)
Fixed an issue where transient startup statuses could be deleted (Jakub Adam) (#16762)
2.11.0 Jun 21, 2016 New Release General:
1.10.12 was accidentally released with new additions to the API and should have been released as 2.11.0. Unfortunately, we did not catch the mistake until after 2.10.12 was released, but we're fixing it now.
Include the Mozilla certificate bundle. This fixes connecting to servers with certificates from Let's Encrypt.
Remove all 1024-bit CAs
2.10.12 Jan 5, 2016 New Release General
purple-url-handler now works with Python 3.x (Daniël van Eeden)
Fixed an issue where transient startup statuses could be deleted (Jakub Adam) (#16762)

The shout smile now matches the default theme (Steve Vaught)

Windows-Specific Changes
Updates to dependencies:
Cyrus SASL 2.1.26
libxml2 2.9.2
NSS 3.20.1 and NSPR 4.10.10
Perl 5.20.1
SILC 1.1.12
Remove support for Tcl plugins

Updated internal libgadu to version 1.12.1.

Voice / Video
GStreamer 1.0 support
Bump farstream02 requirement to 0.2.7
Other VV related changes required for the third-party SIPE plugin (David Woodhouse, Jakub Adam, Youness Alaoui)

Fix for AIM when using gateway proxies (like smarsh) (Youness Alaoui, #14917)

Don't render smileys in the History plugin's headers. (mmcc, #16747)

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