Those of you who’ve been using multi-protocol instant messaging clients for any length of time are probably already familiar with is a free and open source instant messaging application that includes broad support for multiple accounts on multiple IM networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on AIM, talking to a friend on Yahoo Messenger, and sitting in an IRC channel all at the same time. It supports many features of the various networks it works with, is extendable through the use of plug-ins, and runs on all Windows and Unix platforms.