Trillian for Mac

Trillian for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
2.6
out of 8 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.52
  • Total Downloads:
    134,813
  • Date Added:
    September 22, 2012
  • File Size:
    18.4MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8

Editors' Review

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Trillian for Mac is an instant messaging app with quite a few extras added. Trillian for Mac is available from the App Store as well as many download sites. It installs easily. The main Trillian for Mac client is free, and there is a Pro version that removes ads and allows for cloud storage, although most people will opt for the free app.

The main purpose of Trillian for Mac is an IM platform that connects to all the popular messaging and social networking platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, GTalk, Yahoo, Windows Live, and many more. Of course, you have to provide log-in credentials for the app for each site. Since there is a Trillian app for iOS, it can automatically sync between the two platforms so your chat sessions are up-to-date on both devices. The screen interface for Trillian for Mac is clean and intuitive. A nice touch is the ability to read your address book on your Mac and integrate that with Trillian. When messages or updates arrive, your Mac menu bar can display an icon alerting you.

In our testing, we found Trillian for Mac a joy to use. It was easy to set up multiple feeds and manage the contact list and account list. The interface is easy to work with, and the customizable notifications mean you can focus on work when you have to, instead of paying constant attention to the client. We enjoyed using Trillian for Mac, and it probably will become our standard IM and chat client.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Works well for me"

September 15, 2011  |  By cris10c-2009

 |  Version: Trillian 1.1.6

Pros

Gives me one place to chat across my various accounts.

Cons

Would like the ability adjust the UI to show more contacts at a time, less scrolling.

Summary

Use it everyday and it seamlessly meshes my chats across multiple accounts.

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1 stars

"stick to adium"

January 29, 2011  |  By patddfan88

 |  Version: Trillian 1.0.0.166

Pros

its nicer than adium

Cons

doesn't support plugins, skins, okcupid, and is clunky

Summary

wait for future updates before using trillian. stick to Adium!

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4 stars

"Great cross platform aggregated chat application"

January 14, 2011  |  By stevejones75sd

 |  Version: Trillian 1.0.0.166

Pros

It supports numerous networks, groups, and is easy to use.

Cons

It is just an instant messenger application.

Summary

This application supports me on my PC, my Mac, and my iPhone. It helps to keep all my instant messaging contacts organized.

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4 stars

"A worthy competitor to Adium"

December 20, 2010  |  By iMudkipzzz

 |  Version: Trillian 1.0.0.162

Pros

- User friendly interface
- Several protocols
- Display pictures sync across all my devices with Trillian installed on.
- Looks good
- Growl support

Cons

- Not as customisable as Adium, although that doesn't really matter too much.
- No webcam/mic support

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3 stars

"Works fine for my basic use"

April 15, 2010  |  By stevendeluxe

 |  Version: Trillian 1.0.0.105

Pros

Trillian for Mac combined with its iPhone- and web-app is very interesting. Easy setup and account-syncing. I can't tell about extra chat-gagdets, because I don't consider myself as a poweruser, but this software works fine with me.

Cons

I prefer disconnecting each account separately, because it happened to me "staying online" while my Mac was shut down. People told me then that it's not allowed to chat during work! Where the h*ll did they know about me being "connected" to FB?? ;-)

Summary

If you want to use the 3 apps I recommend Trillian and I'm sure that some missing stuff will be available soon in the next updates. If iPhone and Web-chat are taboo for you, well then Adium does the job.
I'll stay with Trillian for Mac in the meantime :-)

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3 stars

"Wonderful When It Works"

April 05, 2010  |  By lilahgael

 |  Version: Trillian 1.0.0.105

Pros

This software is user-friendly with a nice, clean, pleasant-looking design. It is very simple to set up and use.

Cons

It is supposed to let you know the status of all of your online buddies in real time, but it does not always work. When it works, it's wonderful.

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1 stars

" aim/mobileme and msn"

February 03, 2010  |  By xjja

 |  Version: Trillian 1.0.0.102 alpha

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
doesnt work with aim/mobileme and msn accounts

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1 stars

"I suggest Adium instead"

February 02, 2010  |  By summerstormpictures

 |  Version: Trillian 1.0.0.102 alpha

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
While Trillian is a great (and really only) Windows client for putting all the various IM clients under one roof, Adium has been around for a long time and is tried and tested.

This is also in Alpha and that's scary enough.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.4.52
Connectivity and miscellaneous bugfixes.
General
Publisher Cerulean Studios
Publisher web site http://www.ceruleanstudios.com/
Release Date September 22, 2012
Date Added September 22, 2012
Version 1.4.52
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Chat
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.8, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 18.4MB
File Name id412056820
Popularity
Total Downloads 134,813
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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