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Revision 67 (Frédéric Barthéléry, 01/04/2013 08:56 PM) → Revision 68/72 (Frédéric Barthéléry, 01/04/2013 09:03 PM)

h1. BEEM 


 The goal of *Beem* is to provide a full featured and easy to use a Jabber/XMPP client on Android. 

 *Beem* is under constant development. Releases are usually frequent and driven by user contributions, such as bug reports and patches. 

 *Beem* is free and contains no ads. All our code is open source and licensed under the "GNU General Public License 3": and any later version. This means you can get *Beem*'s code and modify it to suit your needs, as long as you publish the changes you make for everyone to benefit from as well. 


 h2. Features 

 * Compatible with any standard XMPP server (Prosody, ejabberd, Openfire, Tigase, Google Talk, ...) 
 * SASL support 
 * Proxy (Socks4 Socks5 HTTP) 
 * Support of DNS SRV 
 * OTR 

 In development: 
 * MUC: see issue #216 
 * Jingle: 
 * Multi account: 

 h2. Screenshots 

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 h2. Download 

 h3. Android package 

 !! {{download}} 
 Beem is available on the "Google Play Store": . You can also install it by flashing the QR code above. 
 We also provide you the Android package file (apk) for the latest version of BEEM at the "files section": 
 You can also download a live version of BEEM. This Android package is regenerated with the last source code every night: "download": 

 h3. Source 

 If you want to use the last unstable development version, then you should checkout the mercurial repository. 
 The mercurial repository is available at this address: and viewable "here": and "here": You can see development repositories "here": 

 *Under GNU/Linux* 

 In order to download BEEM sources, here is what you have to do: You first have to install mercurial (apt-get install mercurial under Debian). 
 Then in a console, enter the following commands: 
 hg clone beem 

 To install the developement version please see the file INSTALL for details: source:INSTALL. 

 Once you have the repository, you can update it periodicaly so it matches the latest version from the main repository with the following command: 
 hg pull -u  
 && hg update 

 *Lib Xmpp* 

 aSmack - buildsystem for Smack on Android: 

 h2. Support & getting help 

 We have a little [[FAQ]]. 
 For getting help or discussing about BEEM, you can join #beem on the freenode IRC network or on XMPP MUC room: 
 We have a public mailing list, feel free to subscribe "here": and send mail to 
 *Important Note*: this is a mailing list, *you may not receive an answer* if you have not registered. 

 You can also contact *privately* the *BEEM Team* at 
 We are currently *not interested by any advertising services.* Such requests will just be ignored. 

 Before submitting a bug report, a patch or a feature request here, please read the [[submissions|submission guidelines]]. 

 h2. Contributing and helping out 

 Beem is built and maintained by community volunteers. If you enjoy using it and would like to give back to the community, the [[contribute]] page has several ideas. Software development experience is not required.