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Proteus for Mac

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Key Details of Proteus

  • instant messaging client for most major IM services
  • Last updated on 2/21/2024
  • There have been 4 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

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Developer's Description

instant messaging client for most major IM services
Multi-service instant message application.
  • Out of the box support for AIM (including .Mac accounts), MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Jabber, iChat Rendezvous, Gadu Gadu, and Sametime messaging services.
  • Drag and drop addition of new services via 'Service Plug-ins'.
  • Allows multiple accounts on the same services at the same time.
  • Supports custom away messages, so you can tell people exactly why you're ignoring them.
  • Have a single-window for all your incoming messages, or just some of them.
  • Integrates with Apple's Address Book on a per contact basis.
  • Includes a Dock Menu and a System Menu Item, allowing one-click access to the most common controls.
  • Includes gorgeus Aqua eye candy like animations window transparency.
  • An icon you won't mind having in your dock.
  • Utilizes Apple's text-to-speech engine, giving your messages a voice.
  • Execute shell commands for incoming messages.
  • Customize your emoticons, your sounds, your colors, your fonts, and your status images.
  • Share your favorite customizations with your friends through Proteus Packs.
  • Proteus is currently localized in English, French, German and Traditional Chinese, with more coming.

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Full Specifications

March 28, 2008
Latest update
February 21, 2024
Operating System
Mac OS X
Total Downloads
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