(c) 2002-2011 by George M. Tzoumas

Page last modified on Mar 17, 2015
Latest client version is 0.97 (Dec 21, 2011) Logo


[Oct 3, 2014]

source code with history uploaded to github, latest version (not yet released) always there, official releases still through SourceForge

[Jan 15, 2013]

MSN may soon become deprecate, I'm considering adding XMPP support ;)

[Dec 21, 2011]

gtmess-0.97 released

Welcome to the homepage of the gtmess messenger client; a console MSN Messenger client for Linux and other unix systems (bsd, macos, solaris, irix, etc.) that conform to the POSIX standard.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.



Source (github repo)

Source (official releases)

Older versions can be found at the file releases page.


The documentation is included in the distribution. Here is an HTML version for on-line browsing:

You can also see this FAQ (last update: Mar 17, 2015). It has been derived from the lots of emails I get about gtmess. This FAQ is not included in the distribution!


The screenshot is at the top of the page. I hope you found the full size version!


have fun with gtmess!

send your comments about the program to geotz(at)