Adium 1.4

Adium 1.4 has finally come out of its long beta period released and contains a mass of new features including Twitter and full IRC support as well as loads of bug fixes. Adium is a free instant messaging application for Mac OS X that can connect to AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, and more.

  • Requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later
  • Added Twitter
  • Added IRC
  • Greatly improved group chats and group chat bookmarks
  • Updated to libpurple 2.6.6 with added fixes
  • Mind-bogglingly large number of enhancements and bug fixes

Twitter

  • Timeline messages appear in a group chat, direct messages as a one-on-one chat with a contact.
  • Adding and removing contact list buddies follows and unfollows them, respectively.
  • Can customize profile settings (name, location, etc.) from the account edit window.
  • Settings to customize: Update interval, Adium status updating, retweet links, and contact display in the contact list.
  • Getting info on a Twitter contact displays all of their information and their latest 20 tweets.
  • "Reply to a Tweet" window allows for pasting twitter.com URLs to easily respond to a tweet.
  • Also includes support for StatusNet servers, such as Identi.ca

IRC

  • Execute commands on connect.
  • Display of operator status in chats, as well as user's /away status.
  • Mass-modify attributes of user list members from the group chat's action widget below the user list.

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10 Comments

ObiWanToby said,
Still much preferred over iChat eh.

Does iChat log into AIM, Google, Facebook and MSN? Also log the chats?

Dinggus said,

Does iChat log into AIM, Google, Facebook and MSN? Also log the chats?

Actually it does log into AIM, Google Talk, and Facebook Chat (but not MSN), and it does save chat transcripts.

AmpCoder said,

Actually it does log into AIM, Google Talk, and Facebook Chat (but not MSN), and it does save chat transcripts.

Awesome, I'll have to see if I'd like to just use iChat then. I like Adium, but see no need to have it if iChat does the same thing.

Neobond said,
Wish they had this for Windows!

Digsby for Windows is just as good IMO. Some things I like more about Digsby, some things I like more about Adium.

Shadrack said,

Digsby for Windows is just as good IMO. Some things I like more about Digsby, some things I like more about Adium.

I found Digsby to be a pain in the backside, but I really like Adium.

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