Miranda IM


Miranda IM

An instant messenger with support for multiple protocols and the most intensive set of plugins and customizations.


Our rating: 


Pros & Cons:

The application is very extensible through plug-ins.
Native User interface is minimalist, Complicated Preferences.

Our Review:

If you are someone who loves to customize and tweak, Miranda IM may be the IM client for you. It has the most intensive set of plugins and customizations that I have ever seen. It can also be customized to support almost every protocol out there.

The interface that comes with the native program is very minimalistic, however with some skins (like the one on the left) the interface can look great.

Currently it supports AIM, Facebook chat, Gadu-Gadu, IAX, ICQ, IRC, Jabber, MSN, Netsend, Tlen, Yahoo, and much more.

With the added flexibility of this program, the preference menu isn’t the friendliest. The amount of options they provide you makes the program a little too complicated for the average user. There are many options that the average user most likely won't touch, but with the large amounts of options the program is somewhat overwhelming.

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