Trillian
Trillian
6.4

1.0

Trillian free download for Mac

Trillian6.4

06 January 2021

Single chat app connects to all major chat networks.

Overview

Trillian is a chat application that tries to integrate most of the major chat networks into one application. It allows you to connect, chat and manage your AIM, MobileMe, Bonjour, Facebook Chat, Google Talk, ICQ, Jabber, MySpaceIM, Yahoo Messenger and Windows Live Messenger so you can communicate with friends using only one application. Skype is not currently supported.

What's new in Trillian

Version 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
  • Full list of changes available here

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    How would you rate Trillian app?

    34 Reviews of Trillian

    4.5
    ewansrobert6
    11 October 2016
    Version: 3.4

    Most helpful

    One of the best, IM clients out there. I am using it for all my devices, and Win PC as well. One master account for all IM accounts, history in the cloud, perfect!
    (1)
    1
    Id-Ego-SuperEgo
    20 January 2021
    Version: 6.4
    Nice to have alternative messaging clients, although I do not quite understand what the added value of this one is. On the negative site, back in 2015, the Trillian servers experienced a data breach, which was found out in July next year. I haven't used the app since then, but clearly, attempts to log in onto the Trillian website to update the password end in failure: the username isn't recognised. Basically, My and every Trillian user's data was stolen, and - if that's not bad enough - accounts are deleted or login data altered. Nice, Trillian!
    (0)
    1
    carlrlarson
    07 January 2021
    Version: 6.4
    Using this on a Mac and there's no way to view my existing contacts. I think the developers forgot to put that button in the program (?) because I can receive messages but I know I've accepted dozens of contact requests from my colleagues at work, and I still have no way of looking at who my contacts are or messaging any of them. My only way is to wait for them to message me and I can reply, but I can't message out of Trillian on a Mac given the current UI. If anyone can figure out how to get contacts to display on a Mac for this program plz let me know...
    (0)
    4.5
    ewansrobert6
    11 October 2016
    Version: 3.4
    One of the best, IM clients out there. I am using it for all my devices, and Win PC as well. One master account for all IM accounts, history in the cloud, perfect!
    (1)
    4
    bill-johnes
    11 December 2015
    Version: 3.2
    Great program for different IM protocols and computer platforms with cloud history. Just what I need for Windows at home and Mac at work.
    (0)
    2.5
    MaxO6524
    26 October 2014
    Version: 3.0.47
    The app does not turn off normally, only "Force quit". Delays computer during shutdown
    (0)
    pettifogger0712
    08 August 2014
    Version: 1.4.52
    A (non-MAS) version 1.6.0.40 was released April 29th 2013: http://cerulean.cachenetworks.com/trillian-for-mac-v1.6.0.40.zip File Name: trillian-for-mac-v1.6.0.40.zip File Size: 12 533 109 bytes File Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:23:48 GMT I also stand to be corrected, but a last version supporting PPC Macs - v 1.2.0.40 - was released on March 12th 2012 http://cerulean.cachenetworks.com/trillian-for-mac-v1.2.0.40.zip File Name: trillian-for-mac-v1.2.0.40.zip File Size: 17 948 778 bytes File Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:58:17 GMT ...unfortunately I no longer have access to a PowerPC Mac to confirm this :-(
    (0)
    1
    svoop
    31 October 2013
    Version: 1.4.52
    The official webpage of Trillian is misleading since it states Skype support which is NOT TRUE for the Mac version. And it's not the only feature missing in comparison to other platforms. Make sure you try the free adware release before you consider to buy Trillian, you might be very disappointed otherwise.
    (0)
    2
    xdunlapx
    05 January 2013
    Version: 1.4.52
    It prevents Firefox from being clicked if Firefox is below Trillian. I can't bring it forward with Trillian open.
    (0)
    Pirx
    10 August 2012
    Version: 1.3.37
    Keeps crashing under Mountain Lion.
    (0)
    The-Equalizer
    13 March 2012
    Version: 1.2.40
    Support for QQ? More than a billion people use this world-wide.
    (0)
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    4
    Crackerblue
    07 September 2011
    Version: 1.2.1
    Trillian needs Emoticon support at least! Fix the display pictures And the possibility of change the in and out font.
    (1)
    Detto
    28 August 2011
    Version: 1.2.1
    Nice vertical tabs, but... about 50% of my contacts have no icon/avatar. So the only thing I see in the tabs is the blank icon with no name. Not really though-out.
    (0)
    3
    Grandjean
    30 June 2011
    Version: 1.1.6
    Great app, but it seems to have a major problem... I couldn't find a way to really disconnect. It auto logins the accounts without asking for the passwords, am I right? It's a great problem when you share the mac with other fellows.... Tried changing the user or disconnecting each account, but don't works.... privacy fail?!?
    (0)
    4.5
    bycer
    15 June 2011
    Version: 1.1.6
    icq = 5/5 twitter = 5/5 interface = 5/5 and Adium still has problems (no starts),sorry Adium
    (1)
    4.5
    Mac007
    13 June 2011
    Version: 1.1.6
    This text chat app is most excellent and is a welcome replacement for Adium which unfortunately no longer works for me as it once did. I really don't care about video so that's not a problem. It also connects with Facebook and offers a far superior text chat experience than Facebook's native text chat offering.
    (0)
    Pirx
    21 May 2011
    Version: 1.1.6
    Missing cam support, same as in Adium. Micro$oft Me$$enger, $kype and iChat can do it. Why is that so difficult for T(h)rillian and Adium?
    (0)
    Xplicit
    14 February 2011
    Version: 1.1.1
    There once was ... a time when Trillian was an interesting programme. But that was like a decade ago and I - can't really explain why - was using a Windows PC back then. For the Windows thing I sincerely apologize. Also there's Adium now. Cheers
    (5)
    4
    Mac007
    02 February 2011
    Version: 1.0.0.167
    Nice little text chat program. I especially like it's ability to let me know when Facebook friends logon even when I'm not logged on via my web browser.
    (1)
    4
    Kioshi
    07 November 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.161
    Great update with nice facebook and twitter mini interfaces built in. The thing I still miss from the Windows one is the ability to check and delete emails from the program, but Adium doesn't have it either.
    (1)
    1
    Strilo
    01 November 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.161
    Downloaded Trillian to see if it would work as a replacement for Adium. I set up the Astra account and then signed into Trillian. I added my AIM account and tried to connect but it just sat there doing nothing. I tried everything I could think of but it never did anything but sit there. it never connected to anything. Very disappointing. It's already in the Trash.
    (2)
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    1
    Neploleppard
    07 October 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.160
    Zzzzzzz............ Adium still has a few up on this one. Trillian... what's taking so long?
    (3)
    Yoshinatsu
    06 October 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.160
    Definitely better than the last alpha I had tried. Still needs work though. And it's been such a LONG time. Avatars don't work for me, and for IM, it has no other functions other than text. Meaning, no emoticons, not even the basic default ones.
    (0)
    3
    Mrcham
    20 May 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.106
    On the way, but not there... yet. It lacks so many options that one needs to wait to see the true power of Trillian shine. The Astra account has both ups and downs, but in the end - it's there for it's practical solution of all-in-one. File-sending is just as slow as in Adium. You can't change the interface/skin but hey, it's just in alpha-mode. Please come again ;-)
    (2)
    Kioshi
    22 April 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.105
    I actually liked the Astra account thing. I was using Trillian on my windows partition and when I installed the Mac version, I just had to enter my Astra user/pass and all my accounts (MSN, Yahoo, Facebook, GTalk) were already configured on the Mac version I just downloaded.
    (5)
    Macsolu
    27 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.104
    -- The MacUpdate "OS requirements" are wrong -- this app will work with Mac OS X 10.5 as well as Mac OS X 10.6.
    (4)
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    1
    djcz
    25 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.104
    This is total BS! Create an Astra account? Give me a break, like I don't have enough accounts I need to keep track of? Now I need to maintain an Astra account, as well? I don't think so. Back to Adium for me! *DELETE*
    (16)
    Yoshinatsu
    24 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.104
    Well, Adium could use some competition :)
    (8)
    Mattly
    17 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.102
    If this connects to AIM/Jabber, why do I have to create an "Astra" account before I can use it? There's no information on the trillian site about what this is, if/how they will store my login information, etc.
    (9)
    2shae
    03 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.102
    It is still in Alpha phase.
    (3)
    3lusiv3
    02 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.102
    No good without ichat video support.
    (3)
    Dr-app
    02 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.102
    Unusually well done. Although it misses many small things like hiding groups, compact contact list, a way to choose with which service you want to initiate a chat, option to disable some of the notification sounds, option to connect upon startup without the need of clicking on my astra account and a few other here and there, I like it very much. Even if it's not identical to iChat, I think it retains its simplicity (which others may dismiss as lack of customizability but I don't). Keep up the good work, you are definitely onto something here.
    (1)
    Iconz113
    01 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.102
    so how is it you guys that downloaded it? leave a comment
    (3)
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    info-789
    01 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.102
    Oh my god, is it true? After years of waiting for Trillian for Mac OS X is here!!!
    (7)
    Shockerspaz
    01 February 2010
    Version: 1.0.0.102
    All I can say is YAY!!!
    (2)
    Free

    1.0

    App requirements: 
    • Intel 64
    • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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