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Mercury Messenger

Mercury Messenger

Mercury Messenger is a popular Java based MSN client.

With Mercury you can do the same things as with your normal messenger. But Mercury has some additional functionality that a typical messenger does not have.

Mercury has an interchangeable interface, and includes some main Java Looks, sich as Metal, CDE/Motif, and GTK+.

The software works with an HTML system and with these you can change the looks of your contact list, conversations, event pop-ups and contact cards.

 Mercury 2.0RC8

Price
Free to download

Size
7.9MB

License
Freeware

Developer
Danny

Website
www.mercury.im (dead link)

System Requirements
Java Runtime Environment 5

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Key Features:

  • Sign in with multiple accounts
  • Fast file transfering
  • Simultaneous sending & receiving webcam
  • Offline messaging
  • Extensive event notifications
  • User defined event actions
  • Single window (tabbed) conversations
  • Customizable contact list
  • Customizable message views
  • Custom status icons
  • Custom emoticons
  • Resource saving (Webcam streams)
  • Display pictures, Emoticons)
  • HTTP Proxy
  • Yahoo contacts
  • Audio/Video conference
  • Runs from a USB stick

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