The Talking Moose XP

The Talking Moose XP

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
1.7
out of 6 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5
  • Total Downloads:
    110,471
  • Date Added:
    April 09, 2008
  • File Size:
    8.34MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    66
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP

Editors' Review

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The Talking Moose is a desktop utility that features a funny animated cartoon-like moose that will pop up when least expected and deliver a funny line, a witty quote, or insult the user. There are versions of The Talking Moose for the Mac and mobile devices as well as Windows, and the moose even has his own Facebook page and Twitter accounts.

The Talking Moose has been around in electronic form since 1986 and was one of the first animated figures on computers. Once installed the user will see the interface with links to the official Talking Moose Website and links to the website of the creator. Once the application is started, The Talking Moose can pop-up at any time with any one of over 1600 different insults or jokes that will play over the speakers of the PC, laptop, or Mac. You can modify the moose's comments and limit how frequently it pops up, but you can't control exactly when the character pops up. The Talking Moose senses when the user does certain tasks like opening the Control Panel and will make an audible note of it. The audio quality of The Talking Moose is better on Mac machines than Windows, but there are plenty of websites where the user can download more pleasing voices.

The Talking Moose downloads and boots up quickly on most machines though some users may experience problems getting the utility to launch if their ActiveX Objects are not up to date. If you like the unexpected or just need something to break up the daily dullness, The Talking Moose is a fun app that requires you to do nothing more than install and enjoy.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Hidden Mal ware!"

November 16, 2013  |  By Karac2

 |  Version: The Talking Moose XP 5

Pros

This software works on Windows 7 but read the Con below..

Cons

Contains hidden Mal ware! Recommended action, download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware removes the infection.

Summary

Hidden Mal ware! Don't be tricked by the cute talking moose.

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1 stars

"Couldnt get it to work on XP"

July 23, 2011  |  By bigears625

 |  Version: The Talking Moose XP 5

Pros

Cant think of any

Cons

Downloaded it once..didnt work. Tried again a few days later, kept asking me if I wanted to overwrite the previous file which had been removed..I thought..??

Summary

Tying to download it was a nice waste of a few minutes. My girlfriend said it was just as well...One talking moose in the house was enough.

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2 stars

"doesn't work on vista"

May 10, 2009  |  By anndroidcnet

 |  Version: The Talking Moose XP 5

Pros

cant use it

Cons

doesnt work on vista

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5
Version 5 has weather functionality added, speak windows functionality added, Moose text Web browser functionality added to Say It, and other improvements.
General
Publisher The Talking Moose
Publisher web site http://www.aaronlambert.net/moose
Release Date April 09, 2008
Date Added April 09, 2008
Version 5
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Gadgets & Widgets
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 8.34MB
File Name moosesetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 110,471
Downloads Last Week 66
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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