Pidgin on Android Tablet

Brian Morrison bdm at
Thu Jan 2 11:41:26 EST 2014

On Thu, 2 Jan 2014 11:21:06 -0500
Tres Finocchiaro wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 10:13 AM, Chris Garriss <cgarriss at>
> wrote:
> > Is there a release of Pidgin that will work on an Android tablet?
> >
> @Chris,
> No, not currently and it is unlikely one will be arriving in the near
> future.

The underlying GUI libraries that Pidgin uses are not available on
Android and even if they were the code would have to be heavily revised
to be battery friendly.

That's a lot of work...


Brian Morrison

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