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Will someone expound upon iChat for me?..


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I have a new iMac and have never used iChat. I just assume you need another friend who owns a Mac to get any use out of it because of the visuals capability. Is this correct? I'm the only one I know who owns a Mac.
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No, iChat uses the AOL Instant Messenger system. You juest need a friend who has an AIM account. The Voice Chat works with AIM but the Video doesn't.


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No, iChat uses the AOL Instant Messenger system. You juest need a friend who has an AIM account. The Voice Chat works with AIM but the Video doesn't.
I do believe the video chat/iSight works with AIM 5.9, but not Trinton or whatever the new thing is called.
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