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Simple Instant Messenger

SIM is multi-protocol plugin-based instant messenger program.

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Recent releases

  •  30 Mar 2004 18:40

    Release Notes: This release fixes custom fonts, automake-1.8 support, and miscellaneous crashes/other small problems. Plugins are now in {prefix}/lib/sim. For ICQ/AIM, it adds the "Set birthday flag" correctly, fixes AIM screennames greater than 13 characters, and has proper handling of auth-grant. For Jabber, it fixes sending RichText messages, adds HTTP polling, and adds "select resource for send". For MSN, it fixes a crash related to deleting a user and adds HTTP polling. It adds the new plugins LiveJournal, Yahoo!, Replace text, and Weather. It adds the option "Show/hide empty groups". For the proxy, it adds better Socks4/5 support.

    •  30 Dec 2003 18:57

      No changes have been submitted for this release.

      •  09 Nov 2003 15:39

        Release Notes: ICQ login has been fixed. A GPG plugin has been added. HTTPS proxy auth has been fixed. A Hungarian translation has been added.

        •  02 Nov 2003 12:32

          Release Notes: In this version, the code was rewritten, there is a plugin- based structure, and support MSN, AIM, and Jabber protocols was added.

          •  02 Aug 2003 23:08

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

            Recent comments

            11 Jan 2006 13:25 zowers

            sim-im - new versions of sim developed on

            New project has started lately, based on the code sim-icq-0.9.3.

            It is called sim-im and located on (

            Release of new version sim-im-0.9.4 is expected in January, 2006.

            You can checkout svn version, see (

            Keep in touch.

            02 Mar 2005 01:57 buschmat

            Very nice, but ...
            ... development seems to be stalled.

            I am stuck with icq 0.9.3 and the little bugs start to annoy me.

            30 Apr 2003 17:00 dvsl

            This is the best ICQ client I've ever seen! All other ICQ clients should be moved to trash. Excellent work!


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