Software that can be used as an alternative to Empathy:
  • 17 votes
    Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac/Linux
  • 25 votes
    Send files from your PC to mobile, Facebook and Google+ friends.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/Mac
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    0 votes
    Multiprotocol IM client that lets you chat with all your friends
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)
  • 17 votes
    Trillian is a multinetwork chat client that currently supports mIRC, AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo Messenger.
    • Freeware
    • Windows (all)