Adium For Mac Publisher's description
from Adam Iser
Adium is a fast and free instant messaging client which supports AIM, ICQ, Jabber, MSN, Yahoo!, Google Talk, Yahoo!
Adium is a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X, written using Mac OS X's Cocoa API, released under the GNU GPL and developed by the Adium team.
Based on the libpurple protocol library, Adium can connect you to any number of messaging accounts on any combination of supported messaging services (see further down for the list) and then chat with other people using those services.
Note: We do not host any IM services ourselves. Adium is a third-party client for connecting to services run by other people (mostly companies).
* Open Source, so everyone can see how Adium works and help improve it
* Support for a wide range of different Instant Messaging services (see the full list)
* A delightful UI
o Tabbed chat windows
* Mac OS X integration
o Address Book integration
o WebKit Message View: Theme your chat windows
* Combined Contacts: Merge your contacts so that each one represents a person, not an account
* A sophisticated events system (including Growl notifications)
* OTR Encryption
* File Transfer
* Xtras and many, many other customization options
* A beautiful icon, the "Adiumy" duck
* Translations: Adium speaks 27 different languages
What's New in This Release:General:
В· Make sure opening chatlog files does not show a warning in Finder about opening downloaded files. (#15573)
В· Refactoring of ESiTunesPlugin including: Use same menu in menu bar, context menu and toolbar, fix bug when replacing tokens with empty strings, make tokens un-localizable.
В· Fix a potential crash when opening the Transcript Viewer. (#15556)
В· Fixed setting a global shortcut which used the letter "a" (yet again). (#12013)
В· Disabled elastic scroll in the text input of the message view.
В· Disabled elastic scroll in Change User Picture Menu.
В· Updated libpurple, with the following changes: Fix double mail notifications on MSN. (#11199), make disconnecting due to flooding on IRC less likely to occur. (#13920)
В· For retweets, show the full original tweet instead of the truncated retweet. (#15226)
В· Made non-localizable elements in ESStatusAdvancedPreferences localizable. (#15682)
В· Updated translations: Catalan (#14898), Czech (#15677), Danis...
System Requirements:PPC / Intel, Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall