aMSN
aMSN
0.98.9
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aMSN free download for Mac

aMSN

Version 0.98.9

Port of aMSN client.

aMSN overview

aMSN is a free open source MSN Messenger clone, with features such as:

  • Display pictures
  • Custom emoticons
  • Multi-language support (around 40 languages currently supported)
  • Webcam support
  • Sign in to more than one account at once
  • Full-speed File transfers
  • Group support
  • Normal, and animated emoticons with sounds
  • Chat logs
  • Timestamping
  • Event alarms
  • Conferencing support
  • Tabbed chat windows

For a full list, see the features page. More features can be added to aMSN with plugins, or completely change its look with different skins.

What’s new in version 0.98.9

Updated on May 26 2012

Version 0.98.9:
  • After such a long time in the making, aMSN 0.98.9 is more than just a bugfix release, it's the latest development code with all the new features and stability/security fixes that you've been waiting for.
  • The reason you see 0.98.9 and not 0.98.5 is that this release is "almost" 0.99. In 0.99, which will be released (hopefully) soon, we will implement the new MSNP18 protocol version, which will enable signing in at multiple locations, offline messages, and hopefully audio and video calls too. 0.98.9 is the same as a 0.99 release but without MSNP18 support, this way you get the latest stable release just before we upgrade the protocol. Contains several bug fixes, including the bug which made you unable to read Offline Messages.

Information

License

Free

Size

33.2 MB

Developer’s website

http://www.amsn-project.net/

Downloads

217447

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
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Angel2
Angel2
Aug 17 2012
0.98.9
0.5
Aug 17 2012
0.5
Version: 0.98.9
Don't install 0.98.9 if you have upgraded to Mountain Lion. It will give you lots of spinning pizza and other problems. Moreover, when you try to launch aMSN it will tell tou that the app should be put in the trash.
Fuhayer
Fuhayer
Jun 4 2012
0.98.9
3.0
Jun 4 2012
3.0
Version: 0.98.9
user interface is terrible like we are in 90s. GUI should be changed completely.
Simon-J
Simon-J
Dec 10 2010
0.98.4
3.0
Dec 10 2010
3.0
Version: 0.98.4
tried once a little bit disappointing, actually.
Naoh
Naoh
Mar 8 2010
0.98.3
0.0
Mar 8 2010
0.0
Version: 0.98.3
I thought it was worth repeating that as of 0.98.3 aMSN does not have A/V chat capabilities. According to the developers, this is a temporary state of affairs. It happened mainly because Microsoft (yet again) changed the way the A/V chat protocols work, and now the aMSN developers have to catch up. Unfortunately, this also means that you won't be able to use an older version of aMSN to do A/V chat, because it won't work with the changes Microsoft has made. Hope this clarifies things.
Landi
Landi
Sep 14 2009
0.98
0.0
Sep 14 2009
0.0
Version: 0.98
Very nice app i like it very much !
R33c3
R33c3
Sep 2 2009
0.98
5.0
Sep 2 2009
5.0
Version: 0.98
This is fantastic! I love this program even more! it was the only messenger for me that would not lag out... I can now close it with "quitting" when i hit the "X" which is awesome i dont have to minimize anymore. It now has voice call!!! its faster and the sounds are quite unique Well done guys!!!
R33c3
R33c3
Sep 2 2009
0.98
5.0
Sep 2 2009
5.0
Version: 0.98
Yes i understand your point.. but some people are just that lazy or are so organized that they really only want one client that does all. More people use MSN and aim then skype, but i completely agree with you. I dont understand why they cannot get video support in microsoft messenger... its starting to annoy me :@
Aargl
Aargl
Jun 22 2009
0.97.2
0.0
Jun 22 2009
0.0
Version: 0.97.2
Well, reading all those bad reviews, I must say that if you use aMSN as a simple messenger (no video), it's more enjoyable than the original MSN. But I wonder why bother having trouble with video functions on anything using msn network when Skype works so great on any platform? The perfect solution I've chosen long ago and that I install for friends asking me: Use aMSN for messaging and Skype for video, it's so easy!
Yomyom
Yomyom
Oct 27 2008
0.97.2
0.0
Oct 27 2008
0.0
Version: 0.97.2
Always the same crap soft, always the same bogs always the same problems with webcam/pc WHEN MAC USERS CAN HAVE A WORKING SOFT FOR VIDEO CONFERENCE???? i'm waiting for 6 years for it! and no correct solutions yet.........
Bastard33
Bastard33
Aug 4 2008
0.97.2
0.0
Aug 4 2008
0.0
Version: 0.97.2
Corrupted disk image (?) This is the message I get while mounting.
Germano60
Germano60
Jun 14 2008
0.98b2
4.0
Jun 14 2008
4.0
Version: 0.98b2
This second beta of incoming 0.98 dramatically increase the responsiveness of the application (I'm on a G5 iMac with OS X 10.5.3). Still there's one systematic bug, but with a work-around. At the first connection after launching the application I get an error message, I click on "Ignore" then the program goes on but the connection to MSN doesn't establish. The work-around is: quit aMSN and relaunch it again. The connection this time works. This is the reason for my very personal rating 3 stars on stability. Very good is the capability to access the personal MSN Spaces contents directly from the contact list. Still missing the audio, but for the rest this beta release finally rocks although it's not yet native Cocoa. Keep up the very good job, men!
Matieman
Matieman
Apr 29 2008
0.97
0.0
Apr 29 2008
0.0
Version: 0.97
it did crash a few times when i first downloaded it, but it seems to only have crashed when i lost my internet connection. I downloaded v0.98 and it seems to be more stable, it hasnt crashed at all on me yet, you can find it on the website. the main reason that I use it is because it is the only version of msn messenger that supports video. its not the best msn messenger for mac but it is the only one that supports video.
Dawes04
Dawes04
Mar 8 2008
0.97
0.0
Mar 8 2008
0.0
Version: 0.97
Everytime I sign into aMSN it freezes. Why?
SimonM
SimonM
Feb 7 2008
0.97
1.0
Feb 7 2008
1.0
Version: 0.97
aMSN has gone downhill! It seems the latest version is considerably less stable than the last time I tried it a year ago! It crashes whenever you select the Help menu item (done by accident sometimes) is sluggish isn't sending authorisation notifications when adding a contact. It's clearly a bad port of a PC program, which is disappointing because it's the only option for video chat with MSN contacts on the Mac at present.
::mile::
::mile::
Jan 14 2008
0.97
3.0
Jan 14 2008
3.0
Version: 0.97
It's really a shame that so many people (yeah, mostly Windows users) are so focussed on MSN as their primary IM and thus force so many others to use it as well...! While this app is generally better (albeit uglier) and has more features than the original client from M$ it still has lots of problems...! First of all for some reason it takes like forever to launch...!? Then it places that stupid downloads folder on my Desktop, even though I have changed that setting in the prefs countless times...aaargh...! The (German) localization has several errors, the GUI gets messed up occasionally, video -- although it generally works -- seems to bring down the app occasionally and the whole thing has crashed on me numerous times... Unfortunately the ones of us who happen to have friends, colleagues and family who don't know better will have to put up with all this, since there are real alternatives around...and as long as there are several major IM systems out there, there will always be need for a good multimessenger that covers it all...! But that will probably always stay wishful thinking... (Don't start with Adium or the resurrected Proteus now, or the few options that iChat has in that area -- non of that really covers it as good as is necessary...)
Lanouvellechair
Lanouvellechair
Dec 14 2007
0.97rc1
0.0
Dec 14 2007
0.0
Version: 0.97rc1
Use this link if you're on intel It's really better : http://notjustanothermacuser.com/beta/
Axelfoo
Axelfoo
Nov 25 2007
0.97rc1
0.0
Nov 25 2007
0.0
Version: 0.97rc1
Using Leopard/Safari, aMSN is given a confounding extension: .dmg.bzip2. Since it is not a real bzip2 file, double-clicking it actually creates an archive (not what you want). Just remove the bzip2 extension and then you can mount the dmg.
Buzzard
Buzzard
Nov 21 2007
0.97rc1
0.0
Nov 21 2007
0.0
Version: 0.97rc1
aMSN has some problems with Leopard. For example, the application always crashes when doing a file transfer. Hopefully the developer will get the fixes done soon as aMSN is a far superior client compared to MSN Messenger.
Mogwai1983
Mogwai1983
Oct 13 2007
0.97rc1
0.0
Oct 13 2007
0.0
Version: 0.97rc1
hmm just tried 97RC1 and it is a VAST improvement over the previous versions ... It seems to be hovering around 5% cpu use while idle and does stutter a bit when opening new chat windows but the interface is actually pretty good now and it doesn't seem to have the same ridiculous ram consumption that it used to. Webcam support is pretty good too. I must admit to be rather suprised by how much better it is than previous versions. Still nowhere near perfect of course but it is actually useable now. A good release candidate I think.
Beri~
Beri~
Jun 5 2007
0.97rc1
0.0
Jun 5 2007
0.0
Version: 0.97rc1
I just downloaded 0.97rc1, onto my 30GB 14" iBook with Mac OS 10.3.9. I can't open the disk image, i keep getting a message saying it is corrupt. I don't have a huge download limit so i'm pretty annoyed >=(
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