aMSN
aMSN
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aMSN free download for Mac

aMSN for Mac0.98.9

26 May 2012

Port of aMSN client.

What is aMSN for Mac

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 aMSN

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.
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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 >=(
Castle-Rose
Castle-Rose
Jun 3 2007
0.96
4.0
Jun 3 2007
4.0
Version: 0.96
aMSN 0.97RC1 is now available, released May 22, 2007 @ 21:11:46. It cleared up the problems I was having with my webcam on MAC OS X. If you were having cam problems with 0.96 then DL 0.97RC1. Thanks, aMSN Team. :D
Mark-Everitt
Mark-Everitt
Apr 29 2007
0.96
0.0
Apr 29 2007
0.0
Version: 0.96
Help! amsn crashes and quits on launching...
Renae
Renae
Jan 6 2007
0.96
0.0
Jan 6 2007
0.0
Version: 0.96
i have downloaded aMsn on my mac osx, and have tried using my webcam on it, but it does not work, when i click on the "invite a user to see your webcam " button, my computer says " apple error code-9405 " what do i do ? anyone who knows pleeeease help ! thank you :)
Deathaxe
Deathaxe
Oct 8 2006
0.96rc1
0.0
Oct 8 2006
0.0
Version: 0.96rc1
Guys, if you need support, don't ask for help here, go on the forum. http://forums.cocoaforge.com/viewforum.php?f=14
Rezadarius
Rezadarius
Aug 16 2006
0.96rc1
0.0
Aug 16 2006
0.0
Version: 0.96rc1
Dear all, I have just added this to my mac, BUT can not get my isight work, I can see the other person's video but no voice, they can not see me nor can hear my voice, is there anybody who can help me get this thing going, thanks a lot
S-P-L-A-T-!
S-P-L-A-T-!
Jul 30 2006
0.96rc1
3.5
Jul 30 2006
3.5
Version: 0.96rc1
developer dude... this is a nice MSN clone, but use a lot of CPU... something related with "libtls1.50.dylib"... maybe, im wrong about that... comparission: just run applications and dont use it... Mercury Messenger= 1,5 - 3% CPU usage aMSN= 10% CPU usage
Deathaxe
Deathaxe
May 25 2006
0.95
0.0
May 25 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95
If you want to have the best aMSN experience, update to latest SVN! It fixes œWebcam issues œCPU issues œPersonal Messages support œDisplay Pictures in the Contact List support œMany new features and bug fixes Instructions on the forum http://forums.cocoaforge.com/viewforum.php?f=14 ***Please report any bug on the forum!***
Jeff-H-
Jeff-H-
Mar 7 2006
0.95
0.0
Mar 7 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95
real nightmare to get my iSight to work!!!
Sextoheroe
Sextoheroe
Feb 28 2006
0.95
0.0
Feb 28 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95
for better perfomance, turn off the smileys in the contact list. it runs very smooth now! or, even better... try the latest cvs http://forums.cocoaforge.com/viewtopic.php?t=6184
Sextoheroe
Sextoheroe
Jan 16 2006
0.95
0.0
Jan 16 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95
this version is taking too much CPU, and i have a new 12' ibook with 512 ram i am going back to 0.94
Guest
Guest
Nov 3 2005
0.94
0.0
Nov 3 2005
0.0
Version: 0.94
Great message client, BUT.... the only problem I have is when chatting away on aMSN and browsing with firefox at the same time aMSN crashes. Anyone any ideas? using OS X Tiger, plenty of Memory, no other apps opened.
Guest
Guest
Oct 26 2005
0.94
4.3
Oct 26 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
This is nothing compared to their beta with web cam :O:O:O I wish they'd team up with Adium who make the most solid, beautiful client make it MSN specific and add features on this version such as webcam and audio, then i have to say I rekon they would create the BEST msn client avaiable.
Guest
Guest
Sep 24 2005
0.94
4.3
Sep 24 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
I love this messenger program. SO much better than the official Mac version. But personally i would like to be able to see both my buddy icon and my friends buddy icon at the same time. You know, in the same window. Like on the PC version. Otherwise, i love it. It's stupid that microsoft make their PC version great and their Mac version rubbish :-( Ah well, it's thanks to poeple like yourself who spend time and make a version just like the PC one available to the Mac.
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2005
0.94
4.3
Sep 16 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
** Check the forum for version 0.95J - huge improvement - new skin that looks very nice and OS X like - webcam now works.. nudge - all MSN features! **
Guest
Guest
Aug 25 2005
0.94
4.3
Aug 25 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
How old are the guys who develop this project? 13? They keep adding all kind of worthless features that can only appeal to teenagers, but do not fixes the incredible amount of bugs that this software has. If they are able to implement webcam support, etc., why can they add something as simple as keyboard shortcuts to close windows, logout and other frequent commands? And it seems to me like the interface is alive. Windows appear wherever and however they want. I am not even able to see my contacts list correctly. It might be cool to change the color of your nickname or add the name of the song you are playing to it. But what's the point if the program is not able to perform the most basic functions properly? I gave a try to this version (0.95b) because someone told me that it works better than the previous one. But after a few minutes I decided to stick to Adium. I recommend the developers to stop adding so many trivial functions and improve the basic ones and get ride of the bugs. Finally update the documentation for the user.
Guest
Guest
Aug 13 2005
0.94
4.3
Aug 13 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
Is it still Jaguar compatible?
Guest
Guest
Jul 10 2005
0.94
4.3
Jul 10 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
Where can I get version 0.95 beta? Thanks
Guest
Guest
May 25 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 25 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
I cannot send cam or view cam at all... Using OSX.4.1. I was so excited by the prospect. My REAL question is why has Microsoft let go of MSN for Macintosh... is it a request by Apple to push iCHAT ??! I mean what is the political reason behind this weird glitch ??? It gets tiring explaining to PC people that we cannot use cam with MSN. Answer is often.. "well get a real computer, get a PC". This MSN/cam issue is a problem that single-handedly can harm Apple a lot for people who don't look any further. I find that veeeeeeeeery sad and pathetic. Can't Apple do smthg... make iCHAT MSN compatible for example...???! Show the world Apple really can adapt to everything ??!!!!
Guest
Guest
May 25 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 25 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
just needed a tip or a hint on why i cant see people on webcams on my side.. they can see me but i cant see them.. any tips or hints would be wonderful.. thanks
Guest
Guest
May 25 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 25 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
new link: http://forums.cocoaforge.com/viewtopic.php?t=3211&sid=c1805119c16c9c3c0620d46a7c9435a6
Guest
Guest
May 24 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 24 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
The link is broken! can someone please host it!
Guest
Guest
May 24 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 24 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
I have been using AMSN for about a year and a half. They have always matched up to my expections of what MSN should be on a MAC. This version is just a beta for the high amounts of people wanting the webcam feature. You can customize the look of AMSN to fit your needs. This is the one of best MSN out there and you should get it.
Guest
Guest
May 23 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 23 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
This is by far the best MSN client out there. Those who go with azereus or fire are using it because they have many accounts and want to be on them at the same time. Most people, want a good MSN client that can compete feature wise with MSN7 and still have that classic MSN 4 (for OSX) aqua look. This is the only client that is able to do that. Kudos to aMSN and its developers!
Guest
Guest
May 23 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 23 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
"Germinator" (the dev) said in here: http://forums.cocoaforge.com/viewtopic.php?t=3223 aMSN is just a beta, Macupdate should delete this beta on his list
Guest
Guest
May 23 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 23 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
Is this a Java app? Blech. Haven't seen such an ugly interface since Azureus. In and out of my machine in the space of 3 minutes; first impressions are everything.
Guest
Guest
May 23 2005
0.95beta-H
0.0
May 23 2005
0.0
Version: 0.95beta-H
Mac users should support this software - we need developers like this to provide essential features that Microsoft drag their feet about for YEARS. Microsoft STILL don't include webcam support or numerous other features. What's more, aMSN is more stable than Microsoft's own client. The software works well and supports group chats, which clients like adium or fire don't do properly.
Guest
Guest
May 23 2005
0.95beta-H
4.3
May 23 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta-H
adium team says that the app will support video when gaim-vv is ready
Guest
Guest
May 23 2005
0.95beta-H
0.0
May 23 2005
0.0
Version: 0.95beta-H
it's a suprize and shame adium doesn't have cam support. all amsn does is uses libmimic to handle cam then pass it on through quicktime. Although the amsn team did do a good job removing glib and glib2 dependancy from libmimic so they could self contain the lib in amsn package as opposed to making users install glib glib2 and libmimic and xcode like the earlier amsn cvs entries did
Guest
Guest
May 22 2005
0.95beta
4.3
May 22 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta
Cannot get webcam to work, but it looks promising!! I like this open source project very much!
Guest
Guest
May 22 2005
0.95beta
4.3
May 22 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta
I have only been using this for a short while - but it seems a really nice im app and the fact tat it does web cam is v good i like this alot - it is definatly not the best looking mac program out ther - but its not bad Keep up the good work James
Guest
Guest
May 22 2005
0.95beta
4.3
May 22 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta
Don't bother with this junk, use adium instead, it's far better. Not to mention support for other servers as well (ICQ, AIM, Yahoo!, etc). No contest.
Guest
Guest
May 22 2005
0.95beta
4.3
May 22 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta
aMSN has webcam support - adium and Mac MSN 4 do not: sometimes one has to compromise.
Guest
Guest
May 22 2005
0.95beta
4.3
May 22 2005
4.3
Version: 0.95beta
Guys, Stop quarrelling amongst yourselves and use Adium: its not even a contest, Adium is in a different league...
Guest
Guest
Apr 30 2005
0.94
4.3
Apr 30 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
Negative side: - Horrible user interface - No shortcuts to be seen - Extremely limited skin system - Most confusing preference panel I have ever seen - Preference panel has bugs (e.g. option "Enable receiving Display Pictures from other users" is never saved has on) Positive side: - Many features - Useful plugins I think that video conference is not a priority in amsn's case: a major rewrite of the UI would make it the best msn cliente around, and also pleasant to use...
Guest
Guest
Feb 16 2005
0.94
0.0
Feb 16 2005
0.0
Version: 0.94
amsn is the best msn around for man at the moment but to make it better can u please let us veiw webcams and stuff that would be so good!
Guest
Guest
Feb 5 2005
0.94
4.3
Feb 5 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
- It has a bad interface. - lot's of bugs!! - the preference system is a total mess!!! - and it has interface bugs!! if the developers fixed the bugs, made a new interface, a new preference system and integrated the videoconference and audio conference option, it would be the best msn client on the mac.
Guest
Guest
Feb 5 2005
0.94
4.3
Feb 5 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
I have never used a piece of software with so many bugs as aMSN. The user interface is a complete mess. I don't like the official MSN Messenger, due to its limited funtions; but at least it is stable and has a professional look. I started using Adium a few days ago, because I got too tired of this program and its countless bugs.
Guest
Guest
Feb 3 2005
0.94
0.0
Feb 3 2005
0.0
Version: 0.94
Excellent!!!!!!! The Offline Status Til Derired Great!!!!!
Guest
Guest
Jan 11 2005
0.94
4.3
Jan 11 2005
4.3
Version: 0.94
Nice application, better than MSN Messenger in many ways, and I would use it instead of Microsoft Messenger if it weren't for all the little problems I had with it. I always get a message saying to me that it disconnected because I am connected somewhere else (?), and I'm not. I had many problems with tranfering files through it too. Can't wait to see the next installement of this app, because it is definitely what Microsoft should do with their version of Messenger for Mac. But I just hope the next version will be more stable than this one.
Guest
Guest
Dec 25 2004
0.94
4.3
Dec 25 2004
4.3
Version: 0.94
Amazing, can't wait for the 1.0 final release!! I've heard voice/video chat is on the way, this is awesome. Keep up the good work... For once, I'm actually considering donating for this app, because it truly is great.
Guest
Guest
Dec 8 2004
0.94
4.3
Dec 8 2004
4.3
Version: 0.94
I tried using amsn as a replacement to the msn client. Its quite good, not quite as stable as the msn client but far more features. One of the main problems for me is you need to install imagemagick if you want buddyicons (26mb download!!).
Guest
Guest
Nov 7 2004
0.94
0.0
Nov 7 2004
0.0
Version: 0.94
more features than official MSN 4 much lighter and understandable than dMSN pretty customable if you use multiple networks, Adium is better overall; but if you only need the MSN Network (@hotmail.com-people), aMSN is the greatest.
Guest
Guest
Nov 7 2004
0.94
4.3
Nov 7 2004
4.3
Version: 0.94
GREAT app to bad there is no webcam support
Guest
Guest
Nov 6 2004
0.94pr2
4.3
Nov 6 2004
4.3
Version: 0.94pr2
so , i replied for some anonymous but here is for all .. use mercury , it supports 2 games , videoconference and u dont need imagemagick
Guest
Guest
Nov 6 2004
0.94pr2
4.3
Nov 6 2004
4.3
Version: 0.94pr2
Is this a JAVA app? Please developers, LEARN Objective C for make GOOD applications for Mac OS X. The interface is... ok, a JAVA interface... no words needed.
Guest
Guest
Oct 26 2004
0.94
4.3
Oct 26 2004
4.3
Version: 0.94
the best for mac in MSN clients
Guest
Guest
Oct 25 2004
0.94
4.3
Oct 25 2004
4.3
Version: 0.94
Great program!! The Developers fixed lot's of bugs in this version. - Now the plugins are working - Now you can setup the destination to your files received from other's users from amsn
Guest
Guest
Oct 24 2004
0.93
4.3
Oct 24 2004
4.3
Version: 0.93
great app but i can't see other people's avatars i installed imagemagick but it still wont work what am i doing wrong???
Guest
Guest
Oct 20 2004
0.93
4.3
Oct 20 2004
4.3
Version: 0.93
This is the bets MSN cleient for mac osx, it has much more features then the microsoft msn client. - it uses much less cpu - it suports avatar - much more preferences - and it has less bugs then the microsoft msn client - (the next version will have voice chat and videoconference) the only thing that laks in this app, is the preferences system.
Guest
Guest
Sep 20 2004
0.93
0.0
Sep 20 2004
0.0
Version: 0.93
Very nice in use. Nice (and many) features compared to the worse MSN Messenger from Microsoft. Powerful piece of software.
Guest
Guest
Aug 31 2004
0.93
0.0
Aug 31 2004
0.0
Version: 0.93
try it. you won't be dissapointed. many ways to customize. even in a less official way. I mean for example if you don't like 100% of a skin, you can modify them by opening the package contents (contents>resources>scripts>skins), everything should work ok as long as the setting.xml file and the smileys folder keeps together. e.g. I want one that look like MSN 4, but the MSN4 smileys are all static. not animated. what I did is taking the setting.xml + smileys folder from the MSN (yes, just "MSN") folder and put it in the MSN4 one. oh, animated smileys now! also if you want to put your own way of writing as language, check out contents>recources>scripts>lang and modify the phrases in one of the language (langen = english). idem for the app's icon (contents>recources>Wish.icns), the user pics, the used images for the UI, the sounds, etc... but maybe make a backup before ;-)
Guest
Guest
Jun 14 2004
0.92
4.3
Jun 14 2004
4.3
Version: 0.92
It's a great client, but it will be more great IF IT NOT USE THE 27% OF THE CPU!
Guest
Guest
Jun 8 2004
0.92
4.3
Jun 8 2004
4.3
Version: 0.92
I still find a lot of things lacking in aMSN... like others have said, the GUI is all over the place and there's lots of bugs. For those who are frustrated with this, I would suggest trying dMSN [search on macupdate], the latest version is VERY stable, and it has tons of customization options. It's great!
Guest
Guest
Jun 1 2004
0.92
0.0
Jun 1 2004
0.0
Version: 0.92
I'm sorry but am I the only one who still prefers Microsoft MSN, simply because it isn't full of bugs? Yes aMSN has the features the useless Microsoft version should have, but after using it for 15 minutes I find myself frustrated by endless poor GUI layouts, random textboxes floating about for no reason, and disappearing menus. Does noone else have the same, low quality experience with aMSN? Until these are all fixed, and aMSN starts to look like a proffessional app I will continue using Microsoft, which as everyone agrees lacks everything but a well programmed GUI... Sad, isn't it?
Guest
Guest
May 31 2004
0.92
4.3
May 31 2004
4.3
Version: 0.92
Great Interface, best msn client. Keep up the good work! Pedro Martín Pérez
Guest
Guest
May 31 2004
0.92
4.3
May 31 2004
4.3
Version: 0.92
the best MSN client i´ve ever seen
Guest
Guest
May 26 2004
0.91
0.0
May 26 2004
0.0
Version: 0.91
Miles better than the official Mac MSN. This one doesn't sign you out every 15 mins, you can see peoples MSN pics and more emoticons display properly. Only downside is you can't just pull contacts to the trash to delete them. The menu thing with all the contacts in the preferences looks terribly complicated and I can't work out how to delete a contact! Thats the only thing that is easeier to do on the official MSN. Oh it also tells you when people just click on your name and don't even say anything which is useful for seeing who isn't talking to ya! This is GRAND! No webcam tho, STILL, hey ho. No one with a Mac would want to use the offical MSN after using this. This is the best MSN on a MAC!
Guest
Guest
May 24 2004
0.91
0.0
May 24 2004
0.0
Version: 0.91
The best version of amsn ever!!!!!!!!! Transfer downloads are the fastest i 've ever seen! great stability!, excellent application... If you are still with microsft's msn,,, you are wasting your time!!!.... think different :)
Guest
Guest
May 23 2004
0.91
4.3
May 23 2004
4.3
Version: 0.91
Small integration with iTunes how???
Guest
Guest
May 23 2004
0.91
4.3
May 23 2004
4.3
Version: 0.91
This is by far the best MSN client I have ever tried. Finally a lot of the MSN 6 features that actually work It's not completely perfect, video chat would be cool, but it's probably a hard to do feature. I really like it, thumbs up for the developers!
Guest
Guest
May 23 2004
0.91
0.0
May 23 2004
0.0
Version: 0.91
Worst client ever. The interface is horrible, it's slow, it crashes a lot, etc. I'd rather use the official MSN Messenger. (Mac Messenger by SparkTech and Adium X by Adam Iser are two great alternatives.)
Guest
Guest
May 23 2004
0.91
4.3
May 23 2004
4.3
Version: 0.91
Great app! now more polished esp with the aDarwin skin. However, the scrolling of functions in the preferences doesn't work. Anyone else having this problem? or is it just this skin that's causing the problem?
Guest
Guest
May 23 2004
0.91
4.3
May 23 2004
4.3
Version: 0.91
New update is awsome. Reasonable memory use and also good file transfer support. aDarwin theme looks great. 100% better then MSN's client
Guest
Guest
May 10 2004
0.90a
4.3
May 10 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
I'm using it in 10.3.3, and I have to manually hide the app, Command plus H will not work.
Guest
Guest
Apr 24 2004
0.90a
4.3
Apr 24 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
Try dMSN at www.dmsn.nl Same features as aMSN and more, much faster and prettier
Guest
Guest
Mar 27 2004
0.90a
4.3
Mar 27 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
Enfin une version d'MSN ou les icones sont animées, ou on peut créer ses propres smilies, avoir un avatar et voir celui des autres ! Bref une version pas mal mais assez lente dans l'ensemble !
Guest
Guest
Mar 25 2004
0.90a
0.0
Mar 25 2004
0.0
Version: 0.90a
overall not bad, but the speed seems quite slow as in logging in and sending message. still cannot read simplified chinese, it doesn't remember the window position, shortcut for hide and minimise dont work too. wish to see voice chat and video chat soon...
Guest
Guest
Mar 24 2004
0.90a
0.0
Mar 24 2004
0.0
Version: 0.90a
This'll be really great if video support is added. I really do like all of the real MSN features it has. The official Microsoft client is really, really lacking. However, aMSN seriously needs a face lift. It's u g l y , even compared to MS's client.
Goles
Goles
Mar 23 2004
0.90a
4.8
Mar 23 2004
4.8
Version: 0.90a
I LOVE It
Simon19
Simon19
Mar 15 2004
0.90a
4.5
Mar 15 2004
4.5
Version: 0.90a
This is a great app! I immediately threw away that stupid Microsoft MSN. This one's the best. Only file transfer doesn't seem to work that good... Loving it!!!!!!!!!
Guest
Guest
Mar 8 2004
0.90a
0.0
Mar 8 2004
0.0
Version: 0.90a
Good work - only qualms are interface bugs, eg: main window not remembering its position; windows opening almost entirely off-screen; notification windows not always turning up on top of other apps; Command-H and Command M not working (really annoying). This sounds like a lot of problems, but the program does work very well - the actual chatting side of it is faster (on my iBook 500) than the MS client, and supports more features. What more could you ask for? Well:... Requests: dock-icon notification/status info; fixes for GUI problems
misterjspencer
misterjspencer
Mar 3 2004
0.90a
5.0
Mar 3 2004
5.0
Version: 0.90a
great job, I like it
Guest
Guest
Feb 29 2004
0.90a
4.3
Feb 29 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
it keeps on crashing and doesnt even suppport chinese encoding correctly. Its slow and ugly. the microsoft one is better.
Guest
Guest
Feb 28 2004
0.90a
4.3
Feb 28 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
Everything works for me, except the sending files. New windows appear at the bottom right of the screen, very weird. keep the great job!
Guest
Guest
Feb 26 2004
0.90a
4.3
Feb 26 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
Great application! I love all the features finally brought from the latest Windows version. The interface can be a bit quirky at times. The only complaint I have is that the main window doesn't remember it's position after quiting. Thanks, and keep up the good work!
Guest
Guest
Feb 19 2004
0.90a
4.3
Feb 19 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
REPAIR PERMISSIONS NOW!!!!!!!!!! Man!!! The ImageMagick (or whatever its name is) wreaks havoc on darwin!! Ok, let me elaborate... I didn't notice anything wrong with my Mac until I ran my rutinely scheduled Disk Utilty Repair Permissions today in the morning... Whoa!! I have to admit I was almost giddy watching all the things that appeared, I didn't understand even the commas hahahahaha... Anyway, everything is back to normal, and if that's not enough, aMSN works even better than before... Remember people, this is BETA software, and a beautiful one at that... Still worth the effort. EXCELLENT little app, keep up the great work!!!!
Guest
Guest
Feb 19 2004
0.90a
0.0
Feb 19 2004
0.0
Version: 0.90a
Great, Great Great exactly what I have been waiting for. Display pictures, new emoticons and the look they are going for is great too. Only problems: it looks a little like everything is thrown into random places. It's kind of messy. No backgrounds like in msn 6 and you can see who is online if another app is convering the alert. Still a Great app. Much, Much, Much better as far as features go, with looks it can work on that a little.
Guest
Guest
Feb 19 2004
0.90a
4.3
Feb 19 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
This msn client is better than all the rest. Mac users have waited so long for an update, only to be disappointed in the microsoft developers. This program allows me to do everything i want out of a messenger client. Keep up the good work. It's an awesome app, much much better than MSN Messenger 3.5 for mac.
Guest
Guest
Feb 19 2004
0.90a
4.3
Feb 19 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
A great start and has great potentials! This is certainly much better than any other MSN clients. However, Chinese characters do not seem to show up properly.
Guest
Guest
Feb 19 2004
0.90a
4.3
Feb 19 2004
4.3
Version: 0.90a
absolutley amazing program.. more features than any other msn client out there for the mac. now.. maybe clean the interface up a bit and add webcam capability and it would be amazing. nevertheless, this app is truly special.
Free
3.8
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
License: 
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