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iChatWidget displays your iChat Buddy List in the Dashboard.

Among it's features:
  • Supports AIM, .Mac, Jabber, and Bonjour accounts
  • Window automatically resizes to fit your list -- no blank lines and no need for scrolling.
  • Changes color based on your available status
  • Displays buddies' real first and last names
  • Supports custom away messages

Source code is available here

What's New

Version 1.3:
  • iCW now properly opens Bonjour and Jabber buddies
  • iCW no longer truncates the buddy list when long buddy names are present in the list
  • Reduced size of icon.
  • Added version number to widget.
  • iCW now supports all services supported by iChat (AIM, .Mac, Jabber, Bonjour).
  • iCW no longer slows down dashboard opening animation for users with long buddy lists
  • Fixed a problem more...


Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 7,853
Version Downloads 4,053
Type Utilities / System
License Free
Date 06 Sep 2005
Platform OS X / PPC 32
Price Free