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AOL Announces AIM for Mac 1.0 Beta

 
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 3:04 pm    Post subject: AOL Announces AIM for Mac 1.0 Beta Reply with quote

AOL Announces AIM for Mac 1.0 Beta
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Posted by: Fran

AOL has announced the release of the AIM for Mac 1.0 beta, a completely new version of their instant messaging application for Mac OS X. "AIM for Mac continues our commitment to the growing Mac market by delivering a new AIM experience that's built from the ground up for the Mac platform. AIM for Mac is one of the most requested applications from our users, and the buzz has been increasing with the successful launch of AIM for iPhone," notes the company.

Key features of the software include:
- Users can customize their AIM for Mac experience with AIM Expressions - Change AIM sounds, wallpaper, emoticon set or Buddy Icon.
- File Transfer, Tabbed IM conversations, friendly names, AIM Groups, AIM Blast groups are supported.
- With a single click, users can view their mail in AOL or AIM webmail.

The AIM for Mac 1.0 beta is available as a free download here. It weighs in at 11.6MB.



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks decent, but what's the point when you have an iChat that does AIM and so much more.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wish them luck, but I'm sticking with Adium and Skype.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ben_Tex wrote:
I wish them luck, but I'm sticking with Adium and Skype.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You're probably better off with Adium anyways. I don't think this does video either. Unless I'm missing something or you need a webcam plugged in.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Weee wrote:
Looks decent, but what's the point when you have an iChat that does AIM and so much more.


I agree, iChat rocks!!
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