AutoProfile is an extension to Gaim that allows users to create customized away messages and profiles using dynamic "components" that automatically update on a regular basis. Generated text can include song names from XMMS, Winamp, iTunes, or Windows Media Player, snippets of Xanga and LiveJournal posts or other RSS feeds, statistics regarding saved conversation logs, a countdown/countup timer, fortune quotes, computer uptime, the contents of a Web page or a text file, the output of a program, and timestamps. A large number of options allows users to fully customize the program as they see fit.
BitlBee allows users to talk to people on the major instant messaging and microblogging networks (including MSN, Google Talk, AIM, and Twitter) from within any IRC client by emulating an IRC server. Virtual channels are created with all of the user's contacts in them, who can be talked to in the channel or in a query. Also, one can participate in group chats and chat rooms like they were normal IRC channels.
Claros inTouch is an AJAX Web mail, instant messenger, address book, and note taker application. The main features are drag and drop support, background attachment uploading, built-in Bayesian spam protection that can identify junk mail on the fly, folder support for the POP3 protocol, compatibility with any POP3/IMAP and SMTP server, operating system independence, support for sending HTML email, and full MIME compatibility. It also features a unique AJAX instant messenger that is capable of talking with a Jabber server.