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Microsoft Announces Messenger 5.0 for Mac


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Microsoft Announces Messenger 5.0 for Mac

Just waiting for the link to download it now! :batman:

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Here's the link to the Messenger homepage where you an download it later today.

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Doesn't look like they added video support yet for it

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great its still leaps and bounds behind the windows version
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The mystic in me says it's going to suck.

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se the same program to chat with contacts outside of your company across a variety of popular IM networks including Yahoo®, AOL®, AIM®, MSN® and iChat®.
Hmmmmmm - finally cross network support? *hopes*
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It is an interesting statement and it almost looks so from some of the screenshots. Hopefully someone will install it and try it out to let us know.

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I'm trying to download it from the site, but apparently the link is broken... gotta wait some more.
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its out now Yes! It actually has a good UI ..
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I downloaded it. Here's a brief summary of all the amazing new features in Messenger 5:

Display pictures.

Wow Microsoft, good job!!!

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Save for "corporate" and "personal" IM tabs, and a revised GUI I don't see any earth-shattering changes. I was really hoping for video support.
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still no video support or the nudges and winks in the current windows version! Nice UI though!

Just the road and my MBP.. wohoo.. No wireless networks - DOH! Oh well, wheres my ipod! :headphone
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wow this is hideous, the stupid side bar thing for the pictures is annoying even though it can be closed , it's still annoying , even though file transfer seems to actually work , but goodness , ill stick to AdiumX

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have any of you tried IMing people on other networks? it somehow didn't work for me.
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is it possible to see people's picture in the main window?
it seems that i have to chat with the person to be able to see his picture profile.
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