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iPath
20th April 2008, 06:04 PM
I remember reading somewhere on this forum that there is a program that some people use which has msn and yahoo chat etc all rolled into one?

What is it or what options are out their that are like MSN but are better?

LarryH
20th April 2008, 06:05 PM
Adium (http://www.adiumx.com/)

chrsha01
20th April 2008, 06:06 PM
It's called Adium, it works pretty good.

Adium - Download (http://www.adiumx.com/)

EDIT: Beaten to it. :)

mvjs
20th April 2008, 06:09 PM
Here, here. Adium is the way to do!

encryptionmatrix
20th April 2008, 06:22 PM
Adium is what I use too, but now I use Mercury IM (http://www.mercury.im/) because it, unlike Adium, supports video and Audio with MSN. Otherwise, Adium is probably better for stability.

Xavier:)

iPath
20th April 2008, 06:24 PM
Kool thanks..

now i have to change it with skins and stuff... are they a default or downloadable from an external source?

Domenic
20th April 2008, 06:27 PM
You can get skins and stuff from Adium - Xtras - Home (http://www.adiumxtras.com)

Some really good ones are available.

iPirate
20th April 2008, 07:06 PM
If you wanna try the Apple-Purist way, you could try setting iChat up with a load of Jabber transports (eg: at netlab.cz or jabber.linuxlovers.at) but if you want something that works just out of the box with MSN and Yahoo, get Adium.

iPath
20th April 2008, 10:24 PM
Adium is ok..

Its way too small but.. can't find a way to make it bigger AND when you are talking to multiple people it is in one window under different tabs.. i need different windows not tabs... arrgggghh

encryptionmatrix
20th April 2008, 10:26 PM
EDIT: oops wrong topic

chrsha01
20th April 2008, 10:27 PM
Wrong thread encryptionmatrix.

http://forums.mactalk.com.au/11/48208-subscriptions-since-outages.html

iPath
20th April 2008, 11:37 PM
Soo...

Still don't know how to increase the font size in the contact list and i cant figure out how to save emoticons so i can also use them...

Anyone have any idea?

Silver
20th April 2008, 11:38 PM
Does Skype work through any third party products, even just the chat interface? My company has recently gone on a Skype fad, but I don't much like the Mac application for home.

iPath
21st April 2008, 12:03 AM
I don't think you can use skype on adium..

decryption
21st April 2008, 12:07 AM
Does Skype work through any third party products, even just the chat interface? My company has recently gone on a Skype fad, but I don't much like the Mac application for home.

The Mac version and the Windows version are practically identical (if anything the Skype version is better).

Unfortunately, Skype is a closed protocol and no other applications support Skype, not even for text chat :(