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Trillian for Mac

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Trillian for Mac

  -  41 MB  -  Freeware
Trillian for Mac is a free fully featured, stand-alone, skinnable chat client that supports chatting on Windows Live, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, MySpace, AIM, Email, Google Talk, Skype, ICQ, Jabber, IRC, and Bonjour. It also helps manage your social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. The tool provides capabilities not possible with most original network clients, while supporting standard features such as audio and video chat, file transfers, group chats, buzzing, tabbed chats, tablet-based drawing, message history, plugins, avatars, multiple simultaneous connections to the same network, typing notifications, proxy support, and encrypted messaging.

Features and Highlights

Continuous Client
Your chats go with you everywhere. Trillian for Mac even keeps your phone quiet when you're active at a desktop!

With support for Google Talk, Facebook, MSN, AIM, ICQ, Yahoo!, and more, stay connected with everyone.

Device Support
The app is available on Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, and directly in your web browser.

POP3, IMAP, and native IM mail integration. New mail alerts and basic mail management are all exposed.

Never miss a beat with Trillian's social integration, keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Tabbed Chats
Keep your desktop tidy with tabbed chats, featuring drag and drop support, unread indicators, and more.

Message History
All desktop versions of the tool come with a fully-featured message history viewer, including searching and filters.

The app's integrated spellcheck will always let you know when a word is misspelled and offer suggested fixes.

Hundreds of amazing handcrafted emoticons for your chatting pleasure. Find them all, even the hidden ones!

Game Chat
New to Trillian for Mac, you can now chat directly in full-screen games with awesome in-game chat feature.

Skins and themes let you personalize Trillian for macOS any way you'd like. Change colors to suit your mood!

User-created language packs and strong UTF-8 support help ensure a great experience in your native language.

Note: Requires Trillian account and 64-bit processor.

Also Available: Download Trillian for Windows

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What's new in this version:

Trillian 6.5.43
- Media: Support for new media API changes

Trillian 6.5.41
- Bug fixes

Trillian 6.5.38
- AV: Audio and video buttons not showing within chat window

Trillian 6.5.37
- Contact List: Ability to unbind a metacontact

- Chat History: Searching may show duplicates for some messages
- Media: Some link previews were not properly echoed
- Signin: Fixed issue with signing into Active Directory backed accounts

Trillian 6.5.36
- Lock: Locking will now use a PIN code with new UI
- Media: Support for new media API within chat
- Media: Support for width/height placeholders on video
- Signin: Support for SSO/SAML sign ins
- Contact List: Authorization alerts no longer deny when closed

- Settings: White space emoji on by default
- Twitter: Removed the Twitter social network from the settings #slatfatf 🐟
- Blast: Incorrectly shows that you are not connected in some situations

- Blast: Increased support for blast message menu showing in some situations
- Chat Windows: Disabled message incorrectly placed within edit area when enabled
- Chat Windows: Incorrectly sending underline formatting with links
- Chat Windows: Message gap on initial load for some situations
- Contact List: Authorization alerts will now show more information if presented
- Contact List: Status icons may incorrectly select status message editor
- Crash: Fixed reported crashes
- Emoji: Fixed some issues with skin tone not showing all options
- GIF: Fixed some tenor links that are not working
- Logs: Improved backend formatting of diagnostic logs
- Media: Incorrectly showing video uploads as audio at times
- Media: Selecting file bubbles does not select correctly
- Menu: Icon within menu bar does not match colors when selected
- Notifications: Text descriptions improved for some media based notifications
- Signin: Better error message when connecting with a disallowed client
- Signin: Menus are disabled after denying 2FA prompt
- Signin: Settings incorrectly show default values before actual values
- Status Messages: Improved support for dark theme within status message menus

Trillian 6.5.28
- Bug fixes

Trillian 6.5.22
- Bug fixes

Trillian 6.5.14
- Bug fixes

Trillian 6.5.11
- Trillian Calls support (voice, video and screen sharing), M1 support, history viewer updated, notification improvements, updated emoji, macOS Monterey fixes, lots of other fixes and improvements

Trillian 6.4.4
- Accounts: Fixed issue where password may not save correctly when adding third-party accounts
- Chat Window: Clicking bottom of chat list may un-select current chat window
- Contact List: Fixed issue with auto-hide and multiple monitors
- GIF: Fixed issues related to GIF browser selection
- macOS: Bug fixes for Monterey

Trillian 6.4
- Integrated GIF searching and browsing, status screen overhaul with emoji and expiration
- Improved user searching for business customers
- Speed improvements throughout
- DLP rule support
- MacOS Big Sur fixes
- More options throughout contact menus
- Lots of other fixes and minor improvements

Trillian 6.3.6
- Fixed a few reported crashes

Trillian 6.2.17
- This release features a larger number of performance improvements and some great new features. Highlights include: rebuilt the chat window from scratch to improve performance, animated PNG support, buzz support, keyboard shortcut improvements, ‘always on top’ support and a large number of general user interface improvements and fixes. Added ability to view all chat history as a summary view. Status icons are now overlaid as shapes on top of user avatars, freeing up space elsewhere in the interface and improving colorblind accessibility. User titles, departments, phone numbers and phone extensions will now be shown right inside the chat window when available. Security improvements include TLS 1.3 support and a handful of new policies for business customers to help lock down their Trillian deployments.

Trillian 6.1.1
 - Fixes crashes

Trillian 6.1
- New sign-in screen, blast messaging, locking support, read receipts (pending forthcoming server update!), emoji sounds, large emoji support, new policies supported for business customers, many more settings and features, fixed crashes and other bug fixes

Trillian 6.0
- EmojiOne support, animated GIFs and PNGs, text snippets, dark theme improvements, fixed crashes and other bug fixes

Trillian 3.5
- Olark chat network, improved retina support, connectivity improvements, fixed empty message window issue with macOS beta, fixed crashes and other bug fixes

Trillian 3.4
Enhanced image previews (even larger than before, animated GIFs, URL-based, Giphy support), accessibility improvements, fixed crashes and other bug fixes.

Trillian 3.3
- New contact list UI, media improvements (larger image previews, voice clips, hosted business media), reconnection improvements, infinite scroll within the message window, huge speed improvements, per-network chat history options, El Capitan font support and other bug fixes.

Trillian 3.2
- Google and Facebook connectivity fixes, other bug fixes.

Trillian 3.1
- Added dark theme, updated menu bar icons, allow dragging and dropping of conversations, bug fixes.

Trillian 3.0.52
- Yosemite support and interface refresh, Trillian group chats, XMPP group chats, per-contact muting, full screen support, do not disturb, improved retina support, notification center improvements, support for in-house Trillian Servers.
- Note: Trillian for Business customers should check with their IT staff before upgrading, as Trillian 3.0 for Mac will require a new version of Trillian Server as well!

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