Empathy is an instant messaging application for the GNOME Desktop. It supports text messaging, voice & video calls, file transfers, and all the most used messaging systems such as Jabber and Google Talk.

Empathy includes features that help you better collaborate while at work, and that let you easily keep in touch with your friends.

Using Empathy, you can group all the conversations in a single window, have multiple windows for different kind of conversations, easily search through your previous conversations, and share your desktop in just two clicks.

Contact List window

Empathy main window.
Empathy main window