From Kent Sutherland:
Chax is a collection of minor modifications and additions that make using Apple's iChat more enjoyable. Some major features include:
- Auto-accept text chats, skipping new message notification window
- Unread message notifications in the dock
- Customizable contact list fonts
- Animated user icons
- Automatically reconnect when disconnected
- Auto-accept file transfers
- Always on top for windows, including video chats
- Use Address Book nicknames instead of full names
- Warning before messaging mobile users
- Custom auto-reply message
- Save custom window position for each contact
- Properly use ICQ accounts without sending text formatting in messages
- Built-in log viewer
- Activity window logs status changes of other users
- Many more, please see the full feature list
What's new in this version:
- (New) Show animated user icons in the contact list
- (New) Group chats in AIM and Jabber show the chat name in the window title instead of the name of the first user
- (New) Hide iChat and new message windows when iChat is inactive
- (New) French localization (thanks to Yann Do)
- (Feature improvement) Messaging a user who has switched to a mobile device will display a warning sheet in the message window
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