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Trillian
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Platform: Unix, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Android, Blackberry, Web, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
License: freeware
Latest release: 5
Homepage: http://www.trillian.im/

Trillian

About

Trillian is a chat client for your desktop and phone. It is currently available for multiple devices, your computer desktop, and can be used in place of multiple other chat clients including MSN, Yahoo!, AIM, and even ICQ, and much more. Trillian has both a free version and a paid (Pro) version in which has no ads, gets priority email support, and even online backup of chat history.

Features

General

  • Synchronized chat history
    • Trillian's chat history can be automatically shared between desktops and phones!
  • Streamlined social news feeds
    • Trillian 5's Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn support is fast, uniform and integrated.
      • 1) Comprehensive. More feeds, like Facebook events and Twitter searches.
      • 2) Flexible. Store feeds in your contact list or system tray.
      • 3) Quick. Instant updates are just one click away.
      • 4) Interactive. Like and comment directly within Trillian.
      • 5) Detailed. Links and pictures are expanded for you.
  • Always sociable
    • Handy menu bar icons give you quick access to your social feeds.
  • Connect everywhere
    • Trillian integrates all major IM networks in one app: Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, Facebook Chat, AIM, ICQ, and Google Talk in one place!

Windows

  • A compact interface
    • Allows you to switch between full screen and compact mode.
  • Foursquare with GPS support
    • The Foursquare plugin lets you meet up with new friends and discover new places!
  • Windows 7
    • Clean and pleasant user interface has been carefully designed to smoothly integrate with Windows 7.

Mac

  • Designed for Mac
    • Built using native Cocoa APIs, Trillian for Mac integrates beautifully into the Mac environment.
  • Deep integration with address book
    • Contacts and pictures from Mac's address book are automatically imported into Trillian.
  • Better together
    • Trillian for iPhone makes a great companion to Trillian for Mac - never miss a message again!

iPhone

  • AFK
    • Awesome to use for when you are Away From your Keyboard!
  • Push notifications
  • Once signed in, Trillian for iPhone will instantly alert you whenever you receive an instant message, even if the application itself is closed! A pop-up window will appear showing the message with the signature Trillian sound; simply click the "View" button to reload Trillian and reply in the chat window right away.
  • Landscape mode
    • Every screen in Trillian for iPhone supports landscape mode if you prefer the flexibility of a wider keyboard. Squeezing as much space as possible into landscape mode ensures you can read enough messages at once without feeling too cramped.
  • Contact list
    • Many of the most useful tools are available in Trillian for iPhone, including favorites, real-time searching, sorting, and offline contacts!
  • Tabbed chatting
    • Switch between chats with a single tap or browse between them with swipe gestures. Tabs also display useful real-time information including avatars, typing notifications and unread message counts.

Android

  • AFK
    • Awesome to use for when you are Away From your Keyboard!
  • Push notifications
  • Once signed in, Trillian for Android will instantly alert you whenever you receive an instant message, even if the application itself is closed! A pop-up window will appear showing the message with the signature Trillian sound; simply click the "View" button to reload Trillian and reply in the chat window right away.
  • Landscape mode
    • Every screen in Trillian for Android supports landscape mode if you prefer the flexibility of a wider keyboard. Squeezing as much space as possible into landscape mode ensures you can read enough messages at once without feeling too cramped.
  • Contact list
    • Many of the most useful tools are available in Trillian for Android, including real-time searching, sorting, and offline contacts!
  • Tabbed chatting
    • Switch between chats with a single tap or browse between them with swipe gestures. Tabs also display useful real-time information including avatars, typing notifications and unread message counts.
    • note you cant use the IRC or Skype on Android