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KMess 2.0.1 is out!

Hello everyone!

I’m happy to announce that KMess 2.0.1 is out right now! (for those who are wondering, it is a Live Messenger alternative for KDE4 😀 )

This release also contains a couple new shiny things other than the usual “fixed this, improved that” mutter:

  • Full hand-writing support! yay ISF-Qt!
  • Synchronization between Messenger’s friendly names, display pictures and personal messages
  • Fixes to the unbelievable MSN server issues of recent history

Now, head on to SourceForge to get it before everyone else starts to package it 😉

Then let us know what you think of it! You can reach us by using our forum, our development mailing list kmess-devel@lists.sourceforge.net, IRC at #kmess on FreeNode, or by using LikeBack: open KMess, go to the Help menu, click “Send a comment to the developers”.

Also thanks to all translators, contributors and testers, not forgetting all users who sent us feedback via LikeBack! Hats off :)

4 Responses to “KMess 2.0.1 is out!”

  1. Wei Says:

    I am using kmess. It does have a ton of interesting/fun features that both kopete and pidgin don’t have.

    But other than the “fun” factor, can it be useful for once? I use MSN messenger because it has Video/Audio chat capability and people I wanna use it to talk to all have it installed.

    But kmess doesn’t seem to have Video/Audio chat implemented, and that makes me VERY dissappointed.

  2. Rahux Says:

    Yes voice/video would be nice but I’d also love to see it integrated with the Lencelot menu’s “People” tab. I also love tabbed conversations and integration with the default notification system.

    Keep up the good work.

  3. Amroth Says:

    Don’t worry, audio/video will come in the next major release – 2.1 – and full KDE4 desktop integration is on its way, too 😉

  4. BartOtten Says:

    But 2.1 is not on the roadmap yet……Really waiting for it 😐