AIM's actual Client would be the only one I can think of that meets all those criteria. I'm actually really enjoying iChat and before Jag I was using Adium. It would help for you to define what precisely you qualify as "suckage" so we can better help you. I suggest you actually play with Adium, AIM or iChat for more than a couple minutes before deciding they suck.Originally posted by jameshalldotcom
Other than iChat, is there a good, reliable AIM client that:
- allows you to edit your profile
- has most of AIM's buddy alerts
- allows you to automatically log conversations
- doesn't completely suck
- isn't Adium
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
There is Proteus which is AIM, MSN, Jabber, ICQ, and Yahoo all rolled into one. Fire is a similar product, though much buggier, in my opinion. But I haven't used either in a while, so it's hard to tell. I wouldn't necessarily give up entirely on iChat just yet, however. There will be an update to it in the next system software revision through Software Update which should be available within a month. It's said to to fix a lot of bugs in iChat (thoughI've only ever seen one bug) and probably add features, as well. We'll see, though.Originally posted by jameshalldotcom
Thanks for the reply.
None of the 3 clients mentioned really suck, they just don't really meet my needs, and if there's something better out there, I'd be interested in it.
Not being able to edit my profile eliminates iChat, not being able to see away messages eliminated Adium, and the official AIM Client is a little slow, bulky, and advertisment-ridden for my tastes. But obviously, if there are no better alternatives, I'll just go back to the official AIM client. Are there any better alternatives? Are there any in the works?
Does Trillian have a MAC version?