Pidgin is a great tool for Windows which allows you to chat to your friends on loads of chat sites. You can be chatting to a friend on Facebook, getting work off a fellow student on Google Hangouts, and be involved in a thrilling group talking about your History project all at once.
Pidgin is easy to use, and it only takes a few seconds to set up your Facebook Chat or many others listed. By the way, to get Facebook Chat up and running, you need to download and add this plugin.
|The Pidgin interface (this looks slightly different on Windows 10)|
Once everything is going, Pidgin runs really smoothly and works very quickly. Its great for seeing who’s online and keeping all your chats in one place.
If you’re a Mac user you can find the alternative to Pidgin here.