How to ichat between OS9 and OSX

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by kpstingel, Apr 18, 2004.

  1. kpstingel macrumors newbie

    Mar 13, 2004
    Does anyone know if you can ichat between and old ibook running os9 and a new powerbook g4 running osx?
    I would like to mainly be able to get the voice/audio working as well as the video.
    Is it right ichat was not available for os9? and that we must use another product??
    thanks in advance
  2. GovornorPhatt macrumors regular

    Dec 19, 2003
    Where do YOU live?
    iChat was never available for os 9. For text chat, you could use aol instant messenger. For video, the only other compatible program is AIM 5.5, which is only for windows. Too bad. There still might be some non iChat apps that could do it.
  3. neoelectronaut macrumors 68020


    Dec 3, 2003
    Southeastern Louisiana
    I know that Yahoo Messenger has Video Chat whether there's a OS 9 version'd have to check.
  4. kpstingel thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 13, 2004
    Thanks for the reply,

    has anyone tried installng Carbonlib 1.6 on os9 to emulate os10 to os9 backward compatibilty then installed AIM 4.7 for videoconferencing?
    Yahoo doesnt support videoconferencing for Mac. (noaudio)

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