June 11, 2008

Adium - The complete IM solution for your mac

Are you new to Mac or looking for a google talk equivalent for your Mac ?

If your answer is Yes,then here is your solution : Adium

If your answer is no and if you are a mac user using a number of applications to communicate to different IM service users then the answer is yours too.

Adium is not only one of the software available out there, it has much more to offer than you would expect.

Adium is an Open Source IM client for Mac which supports a number of services like AOL IM,Jabber services l, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, etc...With Adium, you can connect to any number of messaging accounts on any combination of supported messaging services and then chat with other people using those services,Adium is available in morethan 20 languages.Installation and configuration of Adium is so simple that even a new user can configure it easily.

Notable Features :
  • OTR Encryption
  • Tabbed Messaging
  • File Transfer
  • Webkit Message Display
Supported Services :
  • AOL IM (including ICQ and .Mac)
  • Yahoo Messenger
  • Jabber (Including Gtalk adn LiveJournal)
  • MSN Messenger
  • Bonjour (compatible with iChat)
  • MySpace IM
  • QQ
  • Lotus Sametime
  • Gadu-Gadu

Adium installer is merely 21MB and it can be obtained from www.adiumx.com

So have a nice time with your pal sitting in the other end of the world :)

Incase if any one have any problem with the installations or anything just mail me... nextdoornerd AT gamil DOT com

NB : When I set a Gtalk account to be idle in Adium, it does not appear idle in either Adium or Gmail Talk, though the profile, when viewed in Adium, shows the idle time.

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