Psi for Mac

Psi for Mac

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.15
  • Total Downloads:
    1,440
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 03, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    31.43MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Mac

Editors' Note: Beta or prerelease software is not intended for inexperienced users, as the software may contain bugs or potentially damage your system. We strongly recommend that users exercise caution and save all mission-critical data before installing and/or using this software.

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3 stars

"Reinventing the Wheel"

July 10, 2009  |  By summerstormpictures

 |  Version: Psi 0.13-rc3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
While I applaud efforts by programmers as they come up with new and interesting ideas, I don't particularly feel obligated to do so when there is nothing innovative here--especially in an already crowded field with infinitely better alternatives.

This is one of those cases. Someone already mentioned Adium. I am in no way affiliated with the hard-working folks at Adium and still await their eventual ability to come with video chat capability like iChat or Skype has--but their free application is definitely innovative. They put the entire spectrum of various chat clients ''under one roof'' without advertising or other ''blinky'' overhead. No longer does one have to have all sorts of separate chat clients open cluttering things up and hogging resources.

What I'm saying in a nutshell to hard-working programmers like the one who has brought Psi here: Don't try to reinvent the wheel. How about getting involved with the folks at Adium and add your expertise and ideas there? They have hands-down the best non-Apple free chat client out there. Seriously.

Just a friendly suggestion.

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4 stars

"It's come a LONG way. Give it another try."

January 18, 2005  |  By james_sorenson

 |  Version: Psi 0.9.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
After wasting countless hours messing with a ton of Jabber clients, I have settled down with Psi 0.9.3. I had used it in the past, but it was too buggy and there were some interface elements that did not make sense. They've come a long way, now. So far, this is the only Jabber client that is intuitive enough for me to easily manage multiple accounts with multiple transports. It is also MUCH more stable than most of the other apps. I wouldn't exactly call it a "Mac" interface, but it makes sense if you are the type who want to get the most out of your Jabber accounts.

- Jim

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2 stars

"A confusing mess"

December 03, 2003  |  By sjonke

 |  Version: Psi 0.9

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
A really awful, confusingly designed program, however it supports chat groups unlike proteus and fire, so this is still needed. Sigh. Browsing still doesn't work for user directories at least with our server - any attempt to search for a user returns 0 results. I can now browse chat groups, though.

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4 stars

"Most stable mac client"

May 06, 2003  |  By Shmert

 |  Version: Psi 0.8.7

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Haven't had any problems with this, after the somewhat confusing initial setup. Nice icons!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.15
- Merge many changes from Psi+.
- New message history browser.
- New, fast contact list window.
- TURN proxying for voice calls.
- Store data in more standardized locations based on the platform.
- No longer dependent on the Qt3Support library.
- Domains ending in .local now always work, whether via DNS server or mdns.
- Windows 64-bit and Mac 64-bit now supported. Mac PPC deprecated.
- Legacy SSL port probe feature removed.
- Various small features and bugfixes.
General
Publisher Psi Team
Publisher web site http://psi-im.org
Release Date October 03, 2012
Date Added October 03, 2012
Version 0.15
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Chat
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5, Mac OS X 10.7, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.6
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 31.43MB
File Name Psi-0.15.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,440
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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