Chax
Chax
3.0.2

4.6

Chax free download for Mac

Chax for Mac3.0.2

09 March 2010

Adds enhancements to iChat; does not support OS X 10.7 or later.

What is Chax for Mac

Chax is a collection of minor modifications and additions that make using Apple's iChat more enjoyable. Some major features include:
  • Unified contact list shows all contacts from all accounts in one window
  • Growl notifications for new messages and users changing status
  • Automatically resize the contact list to fit the number of visible users
  • Powerful, searchable log viewer that can also browse images and URLs from past conversations
  • Activity log that displays your contacts' status changes
  • Auto-accept file transfers, AV chats, and screen sharing requests
  • Always on top option for contact list, message windows and AV chats
  • Set font of names, status messages, and group separators
  • Option to immediately display new messages, skipping the notification window
  • Show status changes directly in the message window
  • Additional unread message notifications in the Dock
  • Automatically hide chat windows and contact lists when iChat is inactive
  • Toggle text status visibility of users
  • Properly use ICQ accounts without sending text formatting in messages

What's new in Chax

  • (Bug) Fixed a serious crash when that could occur if using groups.

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splashy26
splashy26
Jul 26 2011
3.0.2
0.0
Jul 26 2011
0.0
Version: 3.0.2
I love that I can use growl now with iChat! I can't seem to figure out how to tailor the notifications though. How can I have the growl notifications only for messages, and not every time someone becomes available or unavailable or idle? I tried changing the iChat preferences, but they are still popping up. Is there a way to change this?
Nicolasd
Nicolasd
Jul 21 2011
3.0.2
0.0
Jul 21 2011
0.0
Version: 3.0.2
15 months without an update and Lion is here. Any chance of an update?
Derren
Derren
Mar 30 2011
3.0.2
5.0
Mar 30 2011
5.0
Version: 3.0.2
Such a useful app full of iChat enhancements that, in many cases, Apple REALLY missed the boat on. Makes iChat SO much more convenient and useable.
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Feb 28 2011
3.0.2
0.0
Feb 28 2011
0.0
Version: 3.0.2
Having a problem with Chax during network transitions. If I change my Cisco VPN status (worse when connected going to not connected) Chax crashes iChat. Otherwise it works rather nicely. Process: iChat [258] Path: /Applications/iChat.app/Contents/MacOS/iChat Identifier: com.apple.iChat Version: 5.0.3 (745) Build Info: iChat-7450300~8 Code Type: X86-64 (Native) Parent Process: launchd [135] PlugIn Path: /Users/WmCerniuk/Library/ScriptingAdditions/ChaxAddition.osax/Contents/Resources/ChaxLib.bundle/Contents/MacOS/ChaxLib PlugIn Identifier: com.ksuther.chax.lib PlugIn Version: 3.0.2 (15) Date/Time: 2011-02-28 08:27:03.135 -0500 OS Version: Mac OS X 10.6.6 (10J567) Report Version: 6 [snip] Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV) Exception Codes: 0x000000000000000d, 0x0000000000000000 Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread
IslandApe
IslandApe
Jun 24 2010
3.0.2
0.0
Jun 24 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0.2
Help! I have to reinstall Chax after every logout or it doesn't load. Any suggestions? I'm on 10.6.4
georgeclift
georgeclift
Mar 8 2010
3.0.2
0.0
Mar 8 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0.2
I think this application is great for what it does. I wonder what the possibility in the future is for Chax to have plugins for MSN/AIM/Yahoo! etc.?
Kentzo
Kentzo
Feb 7 2010
3.0
0.0
Feb 7 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0
Problem with ICQ still available :( http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/9853/20100208033245.png
CollinBl
CollinBl
Feb 7 2010
3.0
0.0
Feb 7 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0
Kent - thanks a bunch for keeping it current, have got to rely on it in the years i have had it.
Khsuther
Khsuther
Feb 7 2010
3.0
0.0
Feb 7 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0
Chax 3.0 is loaded into iChat automatically again, you don't need to launch a separate application anymore.
Iconz113
Iconz113
Feb 7 2010
3.0
0.0
Feb 7 2010
0.0
Version: 3.0
does chax still use its own icon? or is it back to the way it used to be where u can just click the ichat icon? I just dont like having to click the chax icon to open ichat
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  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later

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