Yahoo! Messenger 7.0 beta
||OS:||Win 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP
||Submitted:||31 May 2005
|File Size:||484 kB
Yahoo! Messenger is a free instant messaging service that you can use to communicate with other people who also use Yahoo! Messenger.
Listen to LAUNCHcast Radio. Make your own radio station and listen to the music you like! Your online status message shows people what you're listening to.
Challenge your friends to classic Yahoo! Games in the IM window. Games include Word Racer, Checkers, Chess, Dominoes and more. See your friends' high scores for selected one-player games. See all the games
Customize your IM window with interactive themed backgrounds. See the IMVironments
Send people these talking animated characters to say hello, goodbye, flirt or taunt your opponent during a game. See examples
Express your feelings in a conversation using these little animated smiling faces. Try the new ones!
Create a stylized graphical image with clothes and accessories to represent yourself. You see Avatars in your Messenger List, and when you and your friends exchange instant messages.
Select an image to represent yourself to your friends. Use your photo, or something even more creative.
Select new visual designs or disable them altogether.
Synchronize your contact information - IM, phone numbers, and email addresses - with integrated Yahoo! Address Book.
Stealth Settings and Privacy
Make yourself appear online to some and offline to others on your Messenger list. You can permanently ignore people who send you spam or annoying messages through IM.
Search directly from an instant message window. Type s: [search term] to display Yahoo! Search results in a conversation.
Send files directly to your online friends.
Share live video with friends and family around the world.
Share and discuss your photos with friends in real time.
Talk to people using Yahoo! Messenger through your computer speakers and microphone.
Exchange text messages with multiple people at the same time in one Message window.
Yahoo! Messenger is licensed as freeware and is therefore free to download, use and keep.