Pidgin is chat software that helps you sign in to accounts on multiple chat networks concurrently. It indicates that you will be chatting with friends on MSN, speaking with friends on Gtalk, and using a Yahoo chat room all simultaneously.
Pidgin operates on Windows, Linux and UNIX OS.
Pidgin combines using the system holder on Windows
Pidgin works with these chat networks as they are: MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, AIM, ICQ, gtalk, Jabber/XMPP, QQ, Lotus Sometime, SILC, SIMPLE, MySpace IM, and Zephyr. It can support more with plug-in.
Pidgin supports several features of these chat networks, like buddy icons, custom smiles, file transfers, away messages, typing notifications. Numerous plug-in also extend Pidgin's performance aside from standard features.