Trillian Astra is a fully featured, stand-alone, skinnable chat client that supports AIM, Google Talk, ICQ, Jabber, MSN, MySpace IM, and Yahoo Messenger. It provides capabilities not possible with original network clients, while supporting standard features such as audio chat, file transfers, group chats, chat rooms, buddy icons, multiple simultaneous connections to the same network, server-side contact importing, typing notification, direct connection (AIM), proxy support, encrypted messaging (AIM/ICQ), SMS support, and privacy settings. Without stealing your home page and with no other included software, pop-ups, or spyware, Trillian provides unique functionality such as contact message history, a powerful skinning language, tabbed messaging, global status changes (set all networks away at once), Instant Lookup (automatic Wikipedia integration), contact alerts, an advanced automation system to trigger events based on anything happening in the client, docking, hundreds of emoticons, emotisounds, shell extensions for file transfers, and systray notifications.
**Build 81 launches our new Trillian Astra emoticons that are currently being renovated. Hundreds have been completed and there are still hundreds to be added in the builds to follow! Sprinkles of new emoticons will be added to surprise you in the weeks to come…
Build 81 also features more than 100 bug fixes, an improved and cleaned Mass Message Window, and helper buttons to invite and view webcams using Yahoo! Messenger.**
1. Install Trillian. (trillian-v4.0a-current.exe)
2. Place loader.exe into installation directory. Run loader.exe. After loader is done doing it's thing, make a shortcut directly to loader.exe to run Trillian Astra :)
*loader.exe should work for future ALPHA builds, if you update to newer ALPHA versions be sure that after install to delete snr_offsets.ldr (in the installation directory) and follow previous install notes.
*For future builds go to: http://www.ceruleanstudios.com/sneakpreview/trillian-v4.0a-current.exe Username: beta Password: beta
Upon opening Trillian Astra for the first time, make an astra account with any name you want and password, and login. Then find preferences, plugins, and select the chat clients u would like to use. After that go to Identities & Connections and add your im clients :)