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Pàdé (Yoruba word for Meet) is a browser extension (Chrome/Edge) based unified communications desktop client for Openfire.


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Pàdé is the Yoruba word for "Meet". It is a web based unified communications client for Openfire Meetings and uses the following front end web applications.

  • Converse.js for XMPP chat/groupchat with Openfire
  • Jitsi Meet for SFU-based WebRTC audio/video conferencing, screen share and real-time application collaboration with Jitsi Video-bridge

All the web applications run from within a browser extension in native application windows and combine together to provide:

  • Modern HTML5 user interface
  • Single user authentication and sign-on; Windows SSO, Credential Management API and Smart ID support
  • Modern chat user experience; chats, group chats and message broadcasts with private chat responses
  • Message Styling with Markdown plain text
  • Interactive content; mentions, hashtags, forms and H5P/xAPI support
  • Audio Video conferencing (WebRTC)
  • Webinars; Single talker and multiple listeners
  • Telephone (SIP soft-phone) and MCU-based audio/video conferencing
  • Online Meeting/Conference planner with a calendar or CRON trigger
  • Screen sharing, Co-browsing and Application sharing/real-time collaboration
  • Agent support for live conversations with web site visitors using chat, audio and video conferencing
  • Support hardware devices like MIDI touch-pads and HID USB touch devices like the Elgato stream deck

To install, visit the Chrome Web Store or Microsoft Edge Add-ons.

On your Openfire server, you may need the following plugins:

  1. openfire-meetings server-side plugins (pade.jar, ofmeet.jar and offocus.jar)
  2. bookmarks for shared group-chat rooms and shared document urls.
  3. fastpath if you want to be an agent
  4. httpfileupload to transfer/share files
  5. monitoring to save and fetch chat history from openfire
  6. registration to performs various actions whenever a new user account is created.
  7. broadcast to broadcasts messages to all users in the system or to specific groups