Pidgin-Encryption transparently encrypts your instant messages with RSA encryption. Easy-to-use, but very secure.

Features include


Pidgin-Encryption 3.1 is available in source code. or as a Win32 self-extracting binary.

Please see the release notes.


You may have noticed translations appearing with recent versions of Pidgin-Encryption. There's now a Translations Page with some more information. Many thanks to all of the translators, and to Davy Defaud for organizing the translation effort.


Check the SHA1 hash of your download against the list here.


See the lock icons that indicate an encrypted conversation.

See the config dialog, with some explanation of what is there.


Is here.


Has the project page with mailing lists, the Subversion repository, etc...


Source: v 3.1: Available here
for use with Pidgin 2.x. Here are the installation instructions.

Subversion: Instructions. The SVN build should work with the current Pidgin Monotone build. If it doesn't, IM me: BillTompkins2 on AIM.

Fedora: You can find an RPM for Fedora Core at FreshRPMs or at Dries.

Mandriva: In the distribution, just "urpmi pidgin-encryption"

Gentoo: In the distribution, just "emerge pidgin-encryption"

Debian: In the distribution, just "apt-get install pidgin-encryption".

Ubuntu: In Ubuntu's "Universe" as Pidgin-Encryption.

Windows: Download the Win32 self-extracting binary. Or, if you'd like, here are some instructions on how to build it yourself.

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