Wat MSN Messenger/.NET Messenger (nieuwe naam) nieuws voor ons Mac gebruikers:
On January 11th, the Macintosh Business Unit revealed the first glimpse of .NET Messenger 5.0 for Mac. With an exciting new Interface and one or two new features.
Microsoft .NET Messenger for Mac as it’s now known has has reached the end of it’s internal beta stage and is due to be released in the first 2 weeks of April. A final set of features has been published, click here for more!
Expected release date : [b:b64d8e7384]April 2005![/b:b64d8e7384]
After Steve Miller showed off a screenshot of MSN Messenger 5 for Mac, every form of news around it has died a silent death, no news no beta’s, nothing has been released and information has been scarce. That is until now! After taking a good look at an internal concept file, we can provide you with a full feature list!
[b:b64d8e7384]What will be available?[/b:b64d8e7384]
Display Pictures, just like MSN Messenger 6 & 7 for Windows.
Conversations show your buddy’s display picture in the conversation
Display Pictures can be seen in the dock to the right of a conversation window.
You will be able to recieve custom emoticons but not create, store or send your own.
Indirect file transfers will be available, this should solve file transfer issues.
Companies can use Messenger 5 for Mac to connect to their LCS.
You can chat with a maximum of 15 persons in the same conversation
New Brushed Metal interface (view screenshot).
Tabbed Buddy List (view screenshot).
Improved Conversation History with more control and integration into Office:mac 2004
New Name for MSN Messenger for Mac - now known as Microsoft .NET Messenger for Mac
[b:b64d8e7384]What still isn’t available?[/b:b64d8e7384]
Webcam Support (not expected till 2006 in Messenger 6 for Mac)
Send Custom Emoticons
Backgrounds, packs, games, winks etc…