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aMSN

aMSN

aMSN is a Windows Live Messenger clone. It allows you to keep in touch with your friends and exchange instant messages and files.

Its main objective is to assist users to maintain contact with those who use the Microsoft program which is available only on Windows and Macintosh operating systems. To achieve this objective, aMSN attempts to emulate the look and feel of Windows Live Messenger, and supports many of its features.

Additionally, aMSN has features not available in Windows Live Messenger. Users can set alarms, are able to see others who have removed them from their contact list, and are able to open many profiles at once.

aMSN is very customizable, with extensions and themes available at the main site. aMSN also allows functions not available in Microsoft Messenger for Mac (the Macintosh counterpart of Windows Live Messenger), such as webcam support, and the "nudge" feature.

 aMSN 0.98.9

Price
Free to download

Size
13.6MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Alvaro J. Iradier, D. Emilio Grimaldo T.

Website
amsn-project.net

System Requirements
Tcl 8.5 / Tk 8.5
libsnack2

Support:
Forums, Developer Wiki, SourceForge Project Page

Selected Reviews:
Softpedia

Features include:

  • Offline Messaging
  • Voice Clips
  • Display pictures
  • Custom emoticons
  • Sign in to more than one account at once
  • File transfers, sending and receiving
  • Group conversations
  • Normal, and animated emoticons with sounds
  • Chat logs
  • Event alarms
  • Webcam support
  • History in color
  • Ability to autoclose the filetransfer window when it is finished
  • New plugins log window
  • Plugins compatible with supported languages
  • Faster loading skin window
  • Skins in chat window
  • Resizable chat window bottom
  • Automatically update language files and plugins from the web
  • Support for MSN Mobile service
  • Tabbed windows so you can group conversations using tabs
  • Display picture in notification alert
  • Statistics for history (logging)
  • Logging in under any status
  • Email checking. A plugin allowing the program to check non-hotmail POP3 addresses is also available
  • Timestamping
  • Multi-language support (around 40 languages currently supported)


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