Projects / KMess


KMess is an alternative MSN Messenger chat client for Linux. Its strengths are integration with the KDE desktop environment, a focus on MSN Messenger specific features, and an easy-to-use interface.

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Recent releases

  •  07 Apr 2008 16:15

    Release Notes: The most obvious fix is the picture browse button, which didn't work in the provided Autopackage for KMess 1.5. Contact pictures can be displayed the contact list too, and the chat window gained support for spell checking.

    •  10 Jan 2008 00:54

      Release Notes: File transfers have become stable while operating at full speed. The chat windows received some final updates, and the notification balloons have had a total makeover to make use of native KDE popups. This release adds the ability to send custom emoticons, and has the necessary improvements to make it stable, polished, and worth releasing.

      •  19 Mar 2007 23:00

        Release Notes: This release fixes some critical issues in 1.5-pre1. The most important bugfixes are better support for direct file transfer connections and links in the chat window. There are also some nice improvements, like file transfer previews and "now playing" information. The chat window has some new features. Writing links as or works as well. It's possible to disable the shaking effect of a nudge.

        •  12 Oct 2006 06:42

          Release Notes: This is a preview release for some newly added features. These include fast file transfers, the ability to receive custom emoticons and winks, support for offline IM messages, the ability to receive and send nudges, the ability to set and see personal status messages, rich colorful chat styles, different emoticon themes, and visually appealing improvements to the user interface.

          •  17 Nov 2005 15:22

            Release Notes: Crashing bugs were fixed. This release also fixes problems with the font selection in the settings dialog, contacts without a display picture, and new contacts adding you while you're online. A translation for Slovenian has been added.


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