Monday, September 15, 2008

Windows Live Messenger Beta 9

Windows Live Messenger Beta 9 was released on microsoft's beta page about a year ago, and has since been removed. I still have the exe file that installed it, and here are the mirrors:

Btw: although there are MANY MANY new and cool features (shown below) I have had trouble using the video chat feature, so be careful.

Windows Live Messenger 9 Beta Features

* Multiple Points Of Presence Suport - Now you can sign into Messenger v9 from several different locations and remain signed in, In v8.5 and under, signing in at a new pc will sign you out anywhere else.
* Signature sounds - Make sound signatures instead of just graphical ones
* Per contact sounds - chose a sound to associate with each of your contacts’ actions
* Animated Display Pictures - now you can use animated .gif files as your display picture
* Links in Status Message - Links in the status message are now clickable
* SPIM reporting - report and block users who spam you via IM.

Disclaimer: Windows Live Messenger 9 Beta Features mentioned in this post are just for the purpose of information and awareness and may or may not be present in the actual version of Windows Live Messenger 9 Beta.