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Adium was originally created by a college student named Adam Iser, and the first version, 1.0, was released in September 2001.
The latest official 1.x release of Adium -- not making use of libgaim, and limited to the AIM protocol -- was version 1.6.2c in September 2002; work on 1.x mostly stopped with the beginning of the development of a new version.
One aspect that didn't change between Adium 1.x and Adium X is the massive use of modules: Most of Adium's functionality comes from plugins; the core program by itself does very little.
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 Adium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adium was originallycreated by a college student named Adam Iser, and the first version, 1.0, was released in September 2001.
The latest official 1.x release of Adium -- not making use of libgaim, and limited to the AIM protocol -- wasversion 1.6.2c in September 2002 ; work on 1.x mostly stopped with the beginning of thedevelopment of a new version.
This version, re-named from Adium 2.0 to Adium X, is a complete rewrite of the code, and implementssuch features as support for more IM protocols (such as ICQ, MSN Messenger, and Jabber) using libgaim.
www.therfcc.org /adium-185635.html   (244 words)

 Adium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most of the work on libgaim itself is done by the gaim team; the Adium team mostly works on the Adium X graphical user interface (GUI).
Adium makes use of a plug-in architecture; many of the program's essential features are actually provided by plug-ins.
Adium X(tras) — "Xtras" are interface customizations such as dock icons and contact list styles.
en.wikipedia.org /?title=Adium   (247 words)

 Adium - Wikipedia
Adium ist ein Open-Source-Instant-Messenger für Mac OS X, der unter der GNU General Public License veröffentlicht wurde.
Adium lässt sich ganz den eigenen Wünschen anpassen.
Als besondere Funktion bietet Adium "Tabbed Chatting", ähnlich dem Tabbed Browsing, bei dem man mit einem offenen Fenster, durch Benutzung von Reitern, mit mehreren Benutzern chatten kann.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Adium   (162 words)

 Interview | Q&A With Adium's Adam Iser
Adium has become one of the most popular Mac OS X programs, inspiring positive reviews from a lot of quarters.
Adium is directed towards these people, the ones who want a simple, yet highly personalized AIM app.
The Adium bird was supposed to be a "Messenger Bird".
macslash.org /Interview/02/05/02/184254.shtml   (942 words)

 Adium vs iChat - Battle Royale - "Would you like prize with that?"
Adium is probably the winner in terms of U.I. customization as you can do almost anything you would like (and if you can't change it all you have to do is code in the ability to change it).
Adium 2.0 is being actively developed, and it will be released later this year (and you can even use it now, if you have the OS X developer tools- sourceforge.net/projects/adium - it's somewhat usable, but not really ready for everyday use).
Adium is an unsupported (by AOL) 3rd-party client, and as such, not privy to all the features that AOL reserves for its primary chat servers.
www.oreillynet.com /pub/wlg/2885   (4509 words)

 In My Experience... | Choosier geeks choose Adium. (683)
Adium seems to be the power user's choice seemingly for being unobtrusive and handling many chat sessions at once.
New IMs in Adium are non obtrusive (partially because I replaced the sounds with less obtrusive sounds) whereas in iChat, the scrolling, and bubbles, and the generally more kinetic interface make the interruption more powerful than what I experience with Adium.
Adium is by far (imho) the cleanest app with the least amount of required maintenance.
inmyexperience.com /archives/000365.shtml   (805 words)

 white male consumer » Blog Archive » Adium!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adium is an application that, like GAIM, can connect and chat with a variety of other applications — AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, etcetera.
In short — Adium is definitely the instant messaging program that you should be using on your Mac.
But Adium is definitely cool, as it is also built from libGaim, and anything by the Gaim open source developers is truly a gem.
whitemaleconsumer.com /archives/2005/adium/trackback   (355 words)

 Adium Design // Web Advertisments, Integrated Web Solutions, Software Usability Consultancy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adium is specialized in achieving the specified goals of the customer on the Internet, as a modern marketing communication channel.
Adium's team is trained over the years to build the customer's solution not the easiest, fastest or cheapest way, but in a way that will provide maximal usability, scalability, security and effectiveness of the product.
Adium's Research and Development team is starting to work on a software project for prediction of user actions.
www.adiumdesign.com   (232 words)

 The Apple Blog » Interview: Evan Schoenberg on Adium
A year later, Adium is getting better and better, and the more commonly complained about bugs are getting taken care of, and the feature set is growing.
Adium can be controlled at a fairly basic level already, but finer control along with two-way communication via handling plugins would allow a lot of neat expansions, many of which we’d probably never even know were great until an enterprising user/coder came up with them.
I’d love for Adium (and Gaim and Trillian for that matter) to have numbers in a range which would outperform the official clients… but without a GetFirefox-style campaign, that’s not going to happen, and even then it’s mostly savvy users and friends/family/unwitting victims of savvy users who would switch.
www.theappleblog.com /2005/09/06/interview-evan-schoenberg-on-adium   (2779 words)

 alexking.org: Blog > Adium
Adium has been floating about since the early days of OSX as a super lightweight AIM client.
However, it does sound like Adium is catching up with features such as meta-contacts in future releases so maybe I’ll take another look in the future.
Hey brian w, Adium actually does have a menu bar item (I think it might be on by default with 0.7 maybe).
www.alexking.org /blog/2004/08/05/adium   (540 words)

 MacGamer - Get In The Game
A little over a year ago, Adium started to undergo a major rewrite from the ground up, and since that point, Apple released iChat, other clients (such as Proteus) came out and Adium eventually fell by the wayside for many people.
Adium doesn't stop there; one of the coolest features I've seen in any program (although admittedly one that didn't start in Adium) is the web-based message viewing.
If any of these features are important, then Adium may not be for you, but for me it's once again become my favorite IM client on any platform.
www.macgamer.com /features?results_page=2&id=1862   (568 words)

 MacGamer.net Discussion Board -> Adium vs. iChat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Both iChat and Adium are AIM clients that connect to the million user network.
Sure, Adium has groups, but you can't customize them or even disable them without changing the group setup in the address book.
Sure, Adium is customizable and you can write modifications to let it do anything you want, but iChat comes fully capable of being a good AIM client for the average user, without the extra hassle of getting new features just to have a decent client.
www.macgamer.net /forums/index.php?showtopic=281   (928 words)

 Adium X 0.71 | 5 Star Shareware
Adium X is a very nice multi-protocol instant messaging client for Mac OS X, supporting AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, and ICQ.
While the apparent step backward (from version 1.6.2) might seem a bit odd, versions 0.50 and later are the culmination of a year-long rewrite of Adium, which now utilizes libgaim (the core part of gaim) to connect to multiple protocols, and is also based on a new plugin architecture.
Adium X is licensed as freeware and is therefore free to
www.5star-network.com /Mac/Internet/adium_x.html   (158 words)

 NSLog(@"Erik J. Barzeski"); - An Adium Kinda Day
Adium 2.0a1 (pre-alpha, really) should be released as source code today.
It may take awhile to get Adium set up as you like, as nearly everything is available via a preference or setting, but once you do, it's a joy to use.
Adium's plug-in architecture will allow interested coders to work within a framework in which a single, very simple idea (text to speech, perhaps, or customized alert sounds, or whatever) can be coded within a day, and built upon, and refined.
nslog.com /archives/2002/12/14/an_adium_kinda_day.php   (762 words)

 gfxOasis > Adium X
Don't get me wrong, Adium is a wonderful app, I think it is the best there is for OS X, but one of the few things I miss from windows was miranda.
Adium is headed in that direction, but it won't be there for awhile.
Jun 10 2004, 03:38 PM i've tried Adium X through PearPC, and i must say that I was thoroughly impressed.
www.gfxoasis.com /board/lofiversion/index.php?t9827.html   (1343 words)

 Adium X - Brian Sweeting's Weblog
I discovered Adium X (an IM client for OS X) from Brad Choate this morning.
So I’ve been giving Adium X a try and so far it is excellent.
Adium X is available as a free download from adiumx.com
www.sweeting.net /weblog/archive/2004/04/adium-x   (243 words)

 MonkeyFilter | curious George: IM clients for mac
Adium is my pick, even with all of it's bugginess.
I'm using adium as we speak and I'm pretty happy with i, but I will have to work with the sounds as the duck quacking is awful.
There are tons of soundsets available for Adium, if you go to the Adium menu (within Adium,) and go to Adium xtras...
monkeyfilter.com /link.php/5785   (759 words)

 [No title]
Adium Trac ticket #1272 is the releveant issue ticket for the problem.
Adium X 0.82 is now available for download.
The Adium team would like to thank Apple for the special mention of Adium X in the WWDC 2005 Apple Design Awards in the Best Use of Open Source category.
www.adiumx.com /blog/atom.xml   (2099 words)

 Adium X - Reviews and free downloads at Download.com
Formerly one of the most popular and customizable third-party clients for AOL Instant Messager, Adium faded from the public eye during development.
Part of what made the original Adium so attractive was its multitude of options, which still forms the core of this revision.
Despite some quirks, Adium X should please fans of the original and snare new chat aficionados.
www.download.com /Adium-X/3003-2146_4-10430990.html   (159 words)

 Unxmaal.com » Adium
I’ve used lots of different instant-messaging clients, but I must say that I’ve never been as impressed by any of them as quickly as I’ve been impressed by Adium.
Adium is a free AIM client, written by Adam Iser.
It’s lean, small, and very fast, which are reasons enough for it to replace my default OS X messenger client.
unxmaal.com /wordpress?p=629   (167 words)

 RasterWeb! » Adium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ok, since I had to talk about IM clients, Bill had to mention Adium to me, as others have, and I figured it was time to take a look.
There are a few things I think Fire does better, but I’m willing to give Adium a try, especially since I can use more than one account per service, which was my biggest complaint with Fire.
The only time I use iChat is when I need to receive or send a file - Adium’s file sharing is somewhat broken since it uses the libgaim library for that connectivity.
rasterweb.net /raster/2005/08/30/adium   (178 words)

 MacSlash | Adium 0.7 Released
The Adium Team writes "The Adium team has updated Adium, its free multi-service instant messaging client for Mac OS X. The 0.7 update includes a major revamp of the contact list, improved group chat support, contact grouping, Rendezvous support and numerous other additions and improvements.
Adium supports all the major instant messaging services -- AIM, MSN, Yahoo, Jabber, ICQ, and more -- and features an attractive, customizable interface." I've been using the 0.7 betas since before they were betas (compiling from the subversion repository with ProjectBuilder is easy), and highly highly highly recommend this 0.7 release.
At this point, I believe Adium to be the best multi-protocol IM client on OS X. NOTE: I realize there are other big changes in Adium.7 (e.g.
macslash.org /article.pl?sid=04/10/18/1931234&mode=thread   (526 words)

 Adium X - Email & Chat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Use a single account or as many accounts on as many protocols as you want; Adium brings all messaging together under one roof.
Adium makes instant messaging an attractive and easy experience no matter how you choose to use it.
Any questions, complaints or claims regarding the applications must be directed to the appropriate software vendor.
www.apple.com /downloads/macosx/email_chat/adiumx.html   (309 words)

 Adium vs iChat: Adium wins by demographics.
Honestly, Adium is better than almost anything else for both Windows and Mac OS X. Only thing it lacks is video/audiochatting capabilities.
Yes Adium 2.0 will have much much more features that normal AIM has but much less bloat ware.
Adium is quick, speedy and unless you really really need icons and file transfers this is the software for you.
www.oreillynet.com /cs/user/view/wlg/2958?page=last&x-maxdepth=0   (778 words)

 SoftFan :: Adium X
Adium X is a multiple protocol instant messaging client.
This is a culmination of a year long rewrite of adium, which now utilizes libgaim (the core part of gaim) to connect to multiple protocols, and is also based on a new plugin architecture.
Partial address book integration, cool looking tabs, multiple protocols for instant messaging, and a compact contact list are some of the many features of the new Adium X. Give it a try; we're sure you will like it.
www.softfan.com.ru /content/view/1412/2   (94 words)

 Adium - Softonic
Adium no es goloso en cuanto al consumo de recursos, más bien se puede decir que es compacto y completamente personalizable, sin imponernos ningún banners de publicidad y además, es totalmente gratuito y escrito en Cocoa.
Adium es un cliente único que te ofrece total control sobre tu lista de contactos, avisándote de nuevos mensajes y mensajes no contestados.
Para concluir, comentamos que Adium ofrece también, entre otras funciones exclusivas, la posibilidad de compartir tu lista de contactos con otros perfiles de usuario en tu Mac.
www.softonic.com /ie/23473/Adium   (273 words)

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