Proteus 4.15 Beta review

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The beauty of Proteus is its multi-protocol support all within a single application.

License: Freeware
OS: Mac OS X
File size: 7461K
Developer: DefaultWare
Price: $0.00
Updated: 11 Oct 2006
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The beauty of Proteus is its multi-protocol support all within a single application. With Proteus you can log into all your IM accounts with ease. There is no need to have several IM applications open when you can just use one! We offer support for AIM (including .Mac accounts), MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Jabber, iChat Rendezvous, Gadu Gadu, and Sametime with more in the works!

With a beautiful and intuitive Mac OS X interface, Proteus makes chatting with your friends and family a no-brainer. It has all the things you need, including a simple drawer to group all your conversations and remove the clutter from your desktop. Proteus just feels like it is a part of your Mac.

Proteus Extras make customizing Proteus to your tastes a breeze. Message views, sound packs, and emoticons are among the many extras Proteus has to make you feel right at home and in control.

Proteus supports file transfers for MSN, Yahoo, AIM, and Jabber. We are constantly working to make file transfers that much better in future versions.

Proteus works seamlessly with Mac OS X by integrating Address Book, Cocoa and WebKit technologies, resulting in a powerful application that feels right at home on your Mac. By using Address Book, Proteus lets you easily display real-names instead of usernames in your contact list. As for Webkit, we are able to provide customized chat views that fit every personality.

And because we use Cocoa, we support all the niceties that it gives us for free, like customizable toolbars, spell checking, integration with system services, drag and drop (file transfers, text clipping) - all the stuff that makes the Mac experience legendary.

We even support UNIX technologies thanks to Mac OS X's BSD heritage, such as running shell scripts when someone messages you or displaying rich LaTeX equations!

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