Trillian™ is a fully featured, stand-alone, skinnable chat client that supports AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo Messenger, and IRC. It provides capabilities not possible with original network clients, while supporting standard features such as audio chat, file transfers, group chats, chat rooms, buddy icons, multiple simultaneous connections to the same network, server-side contact importing, typing notification, direct connection (AIM), proxy support, encrypted messaging (AIM/ICQ), SMS support, and privacy settings. Without stealing your home page and with no other included software, pop-ups, or spyware, Trillian provides unique functionality such as contact message history, a powerful skinning language, tabbed messaging, global status changes (set all networks away at once), Instant Lookup (automatic Wikipedia integration), contact alerts, an advanced automation system to trigger events based on anything happening in the client, docking, hundreds of emoticons, emotisounds, shell extensions for file transfers, and systray notifications.

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Fixes regressions in
- JPG contact icons are not displayed
- AIM away messages in tooltips missing
- Yahoo! contacts orphaned or not appearing online

I used to like Trillian until I got a webcam. I have never been able to get it to work with Trillian, that is the only reason I'm not using it now.

Is there any improvement on Webcam support and file transfer in this version or will there be any improvement in Astra?

I had ports fully forwarded but still no joy with the previous version and couldn't find anything on their forums either

They spend way too much time making nifty flash movies showing what Astra WILL do, when what they should be doing is hurrying the heck up and getting Astra done.

astra is still pretty rough, got a ways to go yet. it is looking great but at this point you're better off with 3.1

as for fixing these bugs-- gosh thanks guys, i only complained about them like .. 2... 3 years ago? good job.

This build fixes 4 recently-reported security vulnerabilities in IRC and our display engine (announcements and advisory texts coming next week), adds proper Windows Vista support, and brings our existing minor updates (to AIM, MSN, and Yahoo) up-to-date in a single package, avoiding the immediate need for an auto-update when you install it. This build also introduces our two new bundle partners, and Please consider giving their respective software packages a try the next time you find yourself installing Trillian 3.1 somewhere! will be powering our weather services (the Astra widget, plugins, etc.) and has a wide selection of useful data at its fingertips (mapping information, search data, etc.) that will quite assuredly produce some pretty cool widgets moving forward.