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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 3:40 pm    Post subject: AdiumX or iChat? Reply with quote

I have yet to get my mac mini, but i always play around with my friends mac. I was wondering if i should use AdiumX or iChat when i get my mac mini. my friend says that AdiumX is extremely buggy, but he hasnt used it in a while. Are most bugs gone now? or is he just exagerating, bc i see alot of people using AdiumX. thanks
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 4:01 pm    Post subject: Re: AdiumX or iChat? Reply with quote

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I have yet to get my mac mini, but i always play around with my friends mac. I was wondering if i should use AdiumX or iChat when i get my mac mini. my friend says that AdiumX is extremely buggy, but he hasnt used it in a while. Are most bugs gone now? or is he just exagerating, bc i see alot of people using AdiumX. thanks

I use Adium everyday and it works GREAT!
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I vote for AudiumX
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My sister swears by AdiumX. I don't really chat much, but I use AdiumX when I do.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

what is adiumX? im using ichat right now (just because that was teh default)

what do i gain from using adium as opposed to ichat?

(ive been using AIM since 1996...so it was quite the switch...haha)
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 10:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

AdiumX really has too many features to list that iChat doesn't.

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Layout
Customization options
Checking away messages just by hovering
So many options
Multiprotocol client

Sorry about specifics, I just questioned my sis real quick about those. About the layout options though, you can really choose TONS of different ways to show your buddy list on the screen; it really is ridiculous. If for no other reason, one should get it just for that.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 11:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Audium also makes duck sounds for message/user events. It also has a sound scheme just like AIM.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 2:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

blackjaw wrote:
what is adiumX? im using ichat right now (just because that was teh default)

what do i gain from using adium as opposed to ichat?

(ive been using AIM since 1996...so it was quite the switch...haha)


www.adiumx.com

It is arguably more pleasing to look at than iChat.

Thanks you all for your opinions, i guess ill be using AdiumX!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 7:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ADIUMX!!!!! I Absolutely love the duck sounds.... my friends always laugh when they hear it.. plus their website has a huge mods section for lots of cool little scripts or different icons... I've got one to show my currently playing iTunes song in my profile Smile
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