Miranda IM Wiki
Welcome to Miranda's wiki. This wiki is maintained by the users of Miranda, the open-source, multi-protocol instant messenger, and hopes to be a useful source of information for 'newbies' and developers alike.
If you just want to start using Miranda IM, start here: "Help! I'm New!" for the complete beginner's guide to setting up and installing (it takes only a few minutes to set the program up).
Alternatively, you can use the search on the left to find specific articles on this wiki.
Creating new pages
Unlike the miranda-im.org help wiki, you do not need moderator approval before adding a page to the main wiki. Just type the title the title of the page you want in the box below to get started.
To help out with this wiki, read the 'Welcome' on the Miranda IM Wiki:Community Portal.
About Miranda IM
Miranda-IM is built to be very flexible and easy to personalise using various plugins. When installed, it consists of the files miranda.exe and your database file (a .dat file), as well as your various plugins.
Among the plugins, there are some that you must have for Miranda work correctly, namely a contact list, a chat interface and the chat protocols you use: MSN, ICQ, AIM, Yahoo!, Jabber, Gadu Gadu, Skype(wrapper for the Skype-API, Skype has to be running while you use this plugin) and others. IRC is also supported, making this a very powerful communications tool.
A good description of Miranda's history can be found in Wikipedia (en)
If you have problems with your plugins, please refer to the official Miranda-IM forum