instant messaging made portable and secure
Pidgin Portable is the versatile Pidgin instant messaging client packaged as a portable app, so you can take your IM settings and buddy lists with you. It has all the same great features as Pidgin, including support for AOL, ICQ and Jabber networks, but there's nothing to install on the local PC. You can also easily add portable encryption plugins for secure, encrypted messaging.
Version 2.12.0 for Windows, Multilingual
15MB download / 29-74MB installed (Details)
Pidgin Portable works best with the PortableApps.com Platform
Pidgin Portable is a multi-protocol instant messaging client that works with AOL Instant Messenger, ICQ, Jabber and more. You can log into multiple networks all with the same program. All your IM settings and buddy lists are self-contained, so it leaves no personal information behind on the machine you run it on. Learn more about Pidgin...
Pidgin Portable supports the two most popular encryption plugins for Pidgin. Both are packaged as portable installers that automatically work with Pidgin Portable. You can install Pidgin-Encryption 3.1 Rev 2 (learn more) and/or Pidgin-OTR 4.0.2 (learn more) and communicate securely with other users.
For help getting up and running, visit Pidgin Portable Support:
- Publisher: PortableApps.com (John T. Haller) and the Pidgin development team
- Date updated: 2017-03-13
- System Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
- License: Free / Open Source (GPL)
- Source Code: Launcher (included), Pidgin, Pidgin-OTR, Pidgin-Encryption
- MD5 Hash: c4ff68374b46d9e09c3162afe4783447
- Downloads: Over 10 million