Sponsor: Bhushan Shah

Kaidan is a simple, user-friendly Jabber/XMPP client providing a modern user-interface using Kirigami and QtQuick. The back-end of Kaidan is entirely written in C++ using the qxmpp XMPP client library and Qt 5.


List the people committed to the project and actively working on it.

  • Linus Jahn
  • Ilya Bizyaev
  • Jonah Brüchert

Manifesto Compliance Plan

List the actions planned to get in compliance with the manifesto.


Open Governance

Apart from our Jabber/XMPP groupchat and the bridged Telegram group we probably still need an Matrix/IRC channel (bridged) for all KDE developers.

Free Software

Users have the freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software. - from


We welcome all contributors.


We want to develop a modern IM client that has no performance issues. We use automated builds (for all different platforms).

Common Ownership

Anyone can contribute directly.

End-User Focus

Everyone from average user to expert. KDE software for all.


Candidate ready

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