One of the best known instant messengers worldwide, Microsofts MSN Messenger comes with a complete set of options such as direct links to your e-mail Inbox, MSN home page, and address book.
MSN Messenger includes video and voice conversation options as well as animated winks, shared search, photo swap between you and your friends or a personal music message which displays the track you are listening to while communicating with friends.
There is also a range of funny online games that can be played by two or more peers. Some exciting features of MSN Messenger are the Whiteboard, Remote Assistance and Application Sharing. These features, only available with MSN Messenger give chatters the opportunity to share data or be part in a remote assistance session with partial or complete control of the target workstation.
In version 7.5 you can record a short voice message (up to 15 seconds) that can be played by your peer; you can add an animated graphic as your conversation backgrounds.
There are currently two built-in backgrounds available for you to use, one is swimming fish and the other is ticking clocks. You can also share your animated backgrounds if you enable the "Share background" option. Dynamic Display Pictures will change emotions based on the emoticons you send.
Pluses: Friendly and easy to use interface and a lot of communication features along with a lot of improvements which make chatting more fun.
Drawbacks / flaws: Cannot send messages to friends while they are offline, less options for the integrated voice and video communication channels than in Yahoo Messenger. Recommended for those users who arent necessarily chatting addicted.
In conclusion: Both fun and useful. Download, install, sit back, and enjoy.
MSN Messenger lets you see when your friends are online and exchange instant messages with them.
Hear the laughter and see the smiles with new Video Conversation, only from MSN Messenger. Its almost as good as being there! Or have a quick chat with text messages - you can even send text messages to mobile phones.*
MSN Messenger has never been so personal! New features like Nudges and animated Winks help you get someones attention or emphasize your point. You can create custom backgrounds, show unique display photos and personal names along with a message like "working from home". Weve also added Dynamic Display Pictures that will change emotions based on the emoticons you send. Theres no harm in having a little fun, is there?
Enhance your MSN Messenger conversation using MSN Search. Conduct a Search query directly from your conversation window no need to launch a separate Search window. Whenever you need it, Search is just a click away.
MSN helps you stay in control. You have the option to sign-into MSN Messenger and appear offline until you change your online status. In addition, its up to you to invite or accept an invitation to add users to your contact list. That way, people outside your list cannot communicate with you without your approval.
The license of this software is Freeware, you can free download and free use this instant messenger software.