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Gajim is a free and open source, multi-platform, easy-to-use, and full-featured XMPP client


  • Support for working with multiple accounts;
  • Secure chat with end-to-end encryption via OMEMO or OpenPGP;
  • Support for personal and group chats;
  • It is possible to send photos/images, videos or other files to friends (in personal chats) and groups (in group chats);
  • Support for chat window tabs;
  • Support for emoticons, avatars, and status messages. Support for extended statuses (mood, activity, song being played);
  • Support for transports. Connect to other messengers via Transport (Facebook, IRC,…);
  • There is a URL grabber;
  • Spell check support;
  • It is possible to search for information in Wikipedia, dictionaries or other search engines directly from the chat window;
  • It is possible to make audio and video calls using the Jingle protocol;
  • It is possible to combine the contact list window with the conversation/chat window;
  • Bookmark support for rooms;
  • Support for LaTeX formulas;
  • Support for conferences (with the MUC protocol), invitations, converting chat to conference, hiding conferences in the roster;
  • There is a journal of the history of correspondence. Store and manage your entire chat history;
  • Conference Administration;
  • There is an XML console;
  • It is possible to communicate without using a server via a local network (bonjour / zeroconf);
  • Support for service discovery, including nodes and user search;
  • Integration with the system tray;
  • D-Bus Support; SSL/TLS support;
  • Support for CAPTCHA validation in the client itself;
  • Support for plugins that will add even more features;
  • Support for keyboard shortcuts.

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The software Gajim is available for installation on Linux, Windows and macOS.

Installation methodOS
PPAUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
DebUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
RPMopenSUSE, Rosa Linux, Mageia, ALT Linux, Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and others
FlatpakUbuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, CentOS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, elementary OS, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
EXE, PortableWindows
Via BrewmacOS

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via PPA repository

wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo sh -c "echo deb unstable main > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gajim.list"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gajim-nightly

Install Software via Deb package

Install Software via RPM package

Install Software via Flatpak package

flatpak install flathub org.gajim.Gajim

Install Software via EXE package on Windows

Install Software via Brew for macOS

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:1.3.2
Developer:Gajim Team
Programming language:Python
License:GPL v3

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