Yahoo! Messenger for Mac OS X 0.8.288

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Friends are an instant away on Yahoo! Messenger for Mac

Yahoo Messenger is a free service that allows you to see when friends come online and to send them instant messages. It also can alert you to new e-mail in your Yahoo Mail or Yahoo Personals accounts, or when you have upcoming events recorded in your Yahoo Calendar. Yahoo Messenger offers firewall support, a standby mode that minimizes the program until an Internet connection is made, the ability to save and print your conversations, and a tabbed interface that provides quick access to your favorite stocks, news, and sports scores.

More Features:

1. Instant message with one friend, or conference in a bunch
2. Send text messages (SMS) to friends' mobile phones for free*
3. Join a chat room to meet new friends while you discuss your favorite topics
4. Make free PC-to-PC calls and PC-to-phone calls for as low as 1¢ a minute (plus free voicemail!)
5. All-new Insider with Yahoo! Mail, news, weather, search and more
6. Show your style with emoticons and Avatars
7. Forward IMs to your mobile phone when you're signed out
8. Message archiving
9. Show the iTunes track you're listening to in your status message

Features Yahoo! Messenger for Mac:

Communication

Instant Messaging: Send text messages in real-time to your friends on Yahoo! Messenger.

Chat Rooms: Join a chat room to meet new friends while you discuss your favorite topics.

PC-to-PC Calls: Make a voice call to another Yahoo! Messenger user for free (microphone and speakers/headset required).

Phone Out (PC-to-Phone Calls): Call friends on their regular or mobile phones from Messenger for as low as 1¢ a minute (Phone Out account required).

Phone In (Get a Phone Number for Messenger): Get a new phone number that allows you to receive calls in Yahoo! Messenger (Phone In account required).

SMS (Text Messaging): Send text messages from Messenger to your friends mobile phones for free.

Webcam: Plug in your webcam to share live video with your friends on Yahoo! Messenger.

IM Conferencing: Instant message with many friends at once in a conference room (includes voice capabilities, where available).

IM with Friends on Other Networks: IM with friends who use Windows Live™ Messenger, Reuters Messaging, and Lotus Sametime — right from Yahoo! Messenger.

File Transfer: Send files instantly to a friend while you IM (2 GB limit).

Productivity

IM Forwarding to Mobile: When you sign out of Messenger, have new IMs sent to your phone as text messages.

Contact Search Bar: Quickly find a contact to IM, call, SMS or more.

Stealth/Privacy Settings: Make yourself appear online to some friends, and offline to others.

Call Forwarding: Have incoming calls to Messenger forwarded to another phone number, even if you're signed out (Phone Out account required).

Yahoo! Mail alerts: Get notified when new a new Yahoo! Mail message arrives.

Voicemail: When friends call you on Yahoo! Messenger, they can leave you a voicemail if you're unavailable.

Message Archiving: Maintain a private archive of your IM conversations.

Tabbed IM Windows: Reduce desktop clutter by organizing multiple conversations into a single window.

Buzz Alert: Get your friend's attention with a click of the Buzz button.

Fun & Personalization

Emoticons: Express your feelings with these animated, smiling faces.

Avatars: Represent yourself with a stylized, graphic image where you can choose the hair, clothing and more.

Display Images: Display an image to represent yourself to your friends.

Custom Status Messages: Tell your friends what you're doing, seeing or feeling by customizing your online status message.

Customizable Fonts & Colors: IM with a font, color and style that suits your personality.

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File Size: 42.400390625 MB License: Freeware Price: FREE
Platform: Mac OS X
System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.8
Downloads: Total: 290 | This Month: 0 Released: 2018-04-05
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