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  • License: Freeware
  • Last update: 4 years ago
  • Total downloads: 16
  • Price: Free |
  • Operating system: WinXP, Win2003, Win Vista, Window2008, Windows 7, Windows XP X64, Windows Vista64, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64
  • Publisher: Cerulean Studios LLC (1 other programs)
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Trillian for Windows 5.4 Build 13 iconTrillian for Windows Publisher's description

Everything you need for instant messaging.

Trillian Astra is an instant messaging application with a twist: it allows you to use multiple accounts for various IM services. In other words, it has the power to gather all your friends from several messengers in a single interface.

This software imports all the contacts of your selected instant messaging platform (Windows Live Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, Skype), but it can also directly access social networks (Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter, LinkedIn).

In addition, Trillian has borrowed most of the important features from other messengers that you like so much, and added new ones. You can open a new window and chat, or send a quick message to a friend who has just signed in.

Friends can be sorted in the list in various ways: alphabetically, by conversation history size, etc. There are several actions that can be performed during a conversation: you can insert a screen capture (by clicking and dragging the mouse), flag text as important (i.e. yellow text with red highlights), or change font to code style (which is especially useful if you're trying to explain a programming language to someone).

There are tons of emoticons you can play with (smiley faces, objects and symbols), and some of them are compatible with both Yahoo and MSN Messenger. The chat history is better organized than in typical instant messengers, because here you can actually select a date from the calendar to access a conversation, as well as view any images exchanged between you and your friends. What’s more, the chat history can be synced between your computer and your smart phone, so it’s at your disposal everywhere you go.

In conclusion, Trillian Astra is worth your while if you need an IM application that can deal with multiple accounts at a time. The streamlined interface, together with the intuitive feel you get when you get acquainted with it makes it a reliable choice.

What's New in This Release:

- [Alerts] Differentiate domain and non domain alerts
- [Astra] Fix group chat duplication issue during bad clock drift
- [Astra] Print proper hostnames on SSL errors instead of always using 'login.trillian.im'
- [Contact List] Better error message and removal of right click option for deleting domain contacts
- [Contact List] Docking will now dock easier rather than requiring the mouse to go fully to the edge
- [Contact List] Holding shift will not dock the contact list when dragging
- [Contact List] Links that start with https do not get the proper menu in social feed
- [Contact List] Server side groups should appear above the contacts if they are on the same level
- [Crash] Crash when organizing frequency/favorites list
- [Crash] Fade out windows may crash in certain situations
- [Debug] Updated format of diagnostic logging in some plugins
- [Facebook] Some characters are shown incorrectly
- [Group Chat] Overflow does not have an icon for group chats on Trillian
- [Group Chat] Update to newer group chat SDK for Trillian
- [History] Summary may skip over some previous history
- [IRC] ISON and NOTICE messages appear when connecting to servers that do not support them
- [Jumplist] Icon next to exit and rename it to sign off and exit
- [Jumplist] Jumplist does not fill up until you open a chat window
- [LinkedIn] Update the OAuth window to fit content better
- [Login] Ability to bypass self-signed certificates on login for domain users
- [Login] Error during sign in as guest, may not provide guest as an option in the future
- [Login] Stuck at initializing directories with certain invalid usernames
- [Login] Updated settings screen with easier to understand DNS override
- [Mail] Deleting mail on Yahoo does not work
- [Mail] IMAP for Hotmail backend
- [Mail] Limit the amount of data downloaded per mail message
- [Mail] Marking as spam does not work properly at times
- [Mail] Notifications are shown for unread deleted emails
- [Mail] Refreshing the inbox on Yahoo does not work
- [Menus] Removed some extra menu icons
- [Message Windows] Better handling of https links for image previews
- [Message Windows] Caching of file sizes and thumbnails
- [Message Windows] Can't right click and save some images
- [Message Windows] Cursor movement can get sluggish and leave ghosting sometimes
- [Message Windows] Do not fall back to ft.trillian.im if you are running in house
- [Message Windows] Flashing windows may not flash when minimized through the taskbar
- [Message Windows] Greyscale taskbar previews for offline contacts
- [Message Windows] Group chats do not update taskbar preview properly
- [Message Windows] If a group chat is open, sometimes single chat windows become the group chat avatar
- [Message Windows] If a window is not file transfer capable but the medium is, we may still allow drag and drop in certain cases
- [Message Windows] Images sometimes draw on top of each other
- [Message Windows] Overflow button for tabs may get stuck at yellow or not show yellow when it should
- [Message Windows] Update tooltip code to show more data when applicable for media and images
- [Message Windows] Remove instant lookup for URLS
- [Message Windows] Spell check may duplicate words on autocorrect menu fix
- [Message Windows] Spell check word replacement does not work with selected text
- [Message Windows] Tooltip no longer displays in edit area
- [Message Windows] Troubleshoot may appear on first time with some windows
- [Notifications] Notifications not appearing when some apps are loaded on windows 8
- [Policy] Update to the new policy format
- [Preferences] Disable email change for domain users
- [Preferences] Fix up avatar chooser bug on Windows XP
- [Preferences] Fully remove knowledgebar
- [Preferences] Manage account should be disabled for in-house customers
- [Preferences] Immediately save group by setting for contact list
- [Preferences] Remove deprecated stretch image flag
- [Preferences] Remove promote trillian window for domain users
- [Preferences] Removed SchuelerVZ from account dropdown
- [Preferences] Windows avatar is not received on windows 7 and 8
- [SDK] Update group chat members request API name syntax
- [Skins] Message item for file
- [Skins] Zorder allowed in message items for colors
- [Twitter] Better displayname / real name in UI
- [Twitter] Fixed an issue when settings may not appear
- [Twitter] Fixed authentication error in wizard and in account area
- [Twitter] Fixed Direct Message sending
- [Twitter] Fixed issues with Twitter API not working
- [Twitter] Fixed RTs being cut off
- [Twitter] Open in browser menu item goes directly to the tweet
- [Twitter] Option to hide picture previews
- [Twitter] Twitter lists have dashes when they do not in reality
- [Wizard] Don't show save history wizard for domain users
- [Contact List] Change 'Trillian' group to match domain name
- [Contact List] Multiple select -> start group chat option
- [Contact list] Service side groups for domain users
- [Favorites] Show a favorites group if you have group by service on
- [File Transfers] Adhere to per network file transfer preferences for domain users
- [File Transfers] Server based file transfers for domain users
- [Message Window] New media engine based on DNS for domain users
- [Policy] Policy.ini to restrict functionality for domain users
- [Policy] Support for updated policies (disclaimers, group chats, mail, images, preferences visibility)

System Requirements:

No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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