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Old Aug 4, 2012, 05:01 PM   #1
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Hi people,

Just upgraded to Mountain Lion today and was wondering what the best MSN equivalent is these days? The one i have is a bit of a pain to be honest with many of the features not working.

Any ideas?

Help appreciated.

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Old Aug 4, 2012, 05:37 PM   #2
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While I personally have not used MSN with it, I love Adium.
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Old Aug 4, 2012, 05:40 PM   #3
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Old Aug 4, 2012, 05:50 PM   #4
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I've used Adium for years and love it. It's an all in one IM client and it works pretty well. Another one you can try is Trillian, I used to use that when I used Windows a long time ago. M$'s stock WLM app isn't that great.
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Old Aug 4, 2012, 05:53 PM   #5
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Old Aug 4, 2012, 05:56 PM   #6
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i'v used trillian, adium, microsoft messenger, windows live messenger, and for me, the best one is Adium.

it lacks a couple of features, but waht makes it win for me, is how well integrated it is into mac os.

i can have my contact list clear, and only showing the necessary content, and it slides in and out of the screen edge, just like notification center.

its the best imo .
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Adium is what you are looking for IMO
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Trilian for me because I still have Windows desktop with Trillian Astra.
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I use Messages and connect it to Facebook Chat. Simple. Nobody I know uses AIM or MSN anymore.
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Hi people,

Just upgraded to Mountain Lion today and was wondering what the best MSN equivalent is these days? The one i have is a bit of a pain to be honest with many of the features not working.

Any ideas?

Help appreciated.

Trillian or Adium, as well as the native Microsoft MSN Messenger.
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I've always and still use Adium...
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Trilian for me because I still have Windows desktop with Trillian Astra.
This, and it also has a client for my Android devices. One thing I noticed though is that the "continuous chat" feature isn't working as well with Mac/Android as it did with Windows/Android.
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