What is Miranda IM and what does it do?

Miranda IM is a multi-protocol instant messaging client for Windows. Very light on system resources and extremely fast, Miranda IM requires no installation and can be made to fit on a single floppy disk or USB drive. Featuring a powerful plugin-based framework and boasting over 350 plugins, Miranda IM is one of the most flexible and customisable messaging clients on the planet.

Protocol Support

  • AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)
  • Facebook
  • Gadu-Gadu
  • IAX (Inter-Asterisk Exchange)
  • ICQ
  • IRC (Internet Relay Chat)
  • Jabber
  • MSN
  • Netsend
  • Tlen
  • Yahoo
  • And more...

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / 2003 / XP / Vista / 7

Miranda-IM Team - Name, nickname (Role, Focus)

  • Kubilay Kocak, koobs (Project Manager, System Administrator)
  • Tim Hunter, cojones (Resource Manager)
  • Robert Rainwater, rainwater (Lead Developer)
  • Gennady Feldman, gena01 (Developer, Yahoo Protocol)
  • George Hazan, ghazan (Developer, Jabber Protocol)
  • Maxim Mluhov, mlu (Developer, Jabber Protocol)
  • Boris Krasnovskiy, borkra (Developer, MSN Protocol)
  • Joe Kucera, joe_whale (Developer, ICQ Protocol)
  • Aaron Landwehr, snaphat (Developer, AIM Protocol)
  • Alex Sanda, Nightwish (Developer, Clist Nicer, TabSRMM)
  • Artem Shpynov, fyr (Developer, Clist Modern)
  • Ricardo Domenecci, pescuma (Developer, Avatar Service)
  • Tjado Maecke, tjado (Web Developer, System Administrator)
  • Lyon Lim, lyon (Web Developer, On-Leave)


Miranda IM is published under the GNU GPL license.

Thanks To

We would like to thank the following for making Miranda IM and the website possible: