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emesene

emesene

emesene is an open source instant messaging client, and is a "clone" of Windows Live Messenger.

Its goal is to replicate the functions of the official Windows Live client in simpler, cleaner and easier to use interface.

There are a variety of GUI themes available including MBISM, Live theme, and MSN theme.

The program is written using Python and GTK+.

 emesene 2.12.1

Price
Free to download

Size
9.9MB

License
GNU GPL v2

Developer
Luis Mariano Guerra and others

Website
www.emesene.org

System Requirements
GTK+ version 2.8.x 

Other dependencies include:
pygtk, python2.4

Support Sites:
emesene forum, Wiki, Blog, SourceForge Project Page

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Clean and easy to use GUI
  • Tabbed chat windows
  • Custom emoticons
  • File transfer
  • Offline messaging
  • Personal messages
  • Music player personal messages
  • Nudges
  • Webcam chat support
  • Contact list retrieval from server
  • Customization
    • Themes
    • Smileys
    • Sounds
    • GUI
    • Conversation format
  • Plugins (YouTube, songs, MSN Premium, Gmail checker, POP3 mail checker, spell checker, last.fm, Wikipedia. XKCD, Last Said, Countdown and others)
  • MSN Plus!
  • LaTeX support
  • Emoticon themes
  • Chat logging
  • Multilingual GUI

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