Today, a Messenger is an essential software tool that we need to continue our day today life. Most of us are addicted to it and because of it, most of us are registered in several messaging networks, for an example Yahoo, MSN , AIM, Google talk etc... Therfore we got several friends that span around these all networks and therefore in order to be in contact with them, we need to use all of these messaging networks. Probably You already know what I'm going to hit this time.
Yep , That's the Point. In need of these all networks, we need to Install all of their native messenger clients in our machine [Using the webmessenger is not an option... :-)] . and anyone who use these clients know how much resources that they require to present their eye candy to us [even though Google talk uses less memory , we need other clients too]. and having contacts around several clients is a headache for a hardcore chatter. Therefore we need a solution that will help us in this matter.
Sure! MSN supports Yahoo & Yahoo supports MSN & also Google talk supports AIM etc... But is there a way to integrate all of this? Yep! I know its already there, Trillium and likewise. But trillium isn't free. You have to pay for the Pro version. And there is a open source solution too , and a great one, which I highly recommend - " Pidgin " . But lets face the truth, there are few drawbacks in pidgin,
1. It doesn't supports Audio and Video
2. It doesn't Supports Skinning :-) - Don't be Ashamed, You know It's true.
So where are we now? To answer all these questions, we have a new Promising Solution. Its not Perfect. But It's a very promising one.
"Digsby". This is the Magic word.
Digsby is a new MultiProtocol Messenger Client , currently supporting Yahoo,MSN , Google , AIM, Jabber , ICQ ...And not only it supports Messaging, it also has integrated supports for the Social networks that we use, such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter etc..Following are some Major features of DigsBy
- MutiProtocol Support
- Integrated Social Network Support
- Audio/Video Support for All Networks [ :() ]
- Contacts Merging
- File Transferring
- Custom PSM
- Integrated E-mail Support
- Cool Notifications
- Chatting Via the Pop-up
- Supports SMS
- Music Details PSM
- Chat History
Like wise there are lots of cool features in the Digsby. I only tried it for Several Weeks And Already I'm Addicted to it. Anyway there are some Drawbacks too.
- The Main Application has some memory requirements , But in the Developing Forum, They accepted it and stated that they'll try to patch the memory leaks ASAP.
So go and try it, you'll surely Love it.
[Comments are Highly Appreciated]
Saturday, March 22, 2008