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Alternative WLM Clients
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O.P. Alternative WLM Clients
Basically, I'm looking for an alternative WLM client that supports having BBCODE in names and stuff like that, like in Messenger Plus! Live. This is pretty much the only thing keeping me from using something like Digby or Pidgin, because a lot of my friends use Plus, and the code in their names renders them almost unreadable without Plus installed.
04-23-2010 02:33 PM
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RE: Alternative WLM Clients
To be honest, your best bet is to just use WLM & Plus!
04-23-2010 03:12 PM
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RE: Alternative WLM Clients
Windows Live Messenger/Plus! Live is probably your best bet if you're using windows. If you're using Linux, you could try Pidgin (as you mentioned), emesene, or aMSN. On OS X, there is an official Microsoft client (that doesn't support colors); Audium, which is based off Pidgin; and there are builds of aMSN for mac. I am not sure if aMSN is capable of displaying colors.

There are probably more, such as Trillian, but I do not know how well they perform, and which clients support color codes in names.
04-23-2010 09:15 PM
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O.P. RE: Alternative WLM Clients
Thanks for the help :) I guess I'll stick with WLM for now then =/ Thanks again!
04-25-2010 02:47 PM
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RE: Alternative WLM Clients
Plus! only supports WLM, nothing else.

If it's the appearance you dislike, have you tried using a skin?
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