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Messenger addons

Addons are software packs, that are used to enhance and complement the existing features of a software program. This could be a toolbar for your browser, a plugin for your media player, or in this case, a bonus pack for an instant messenger. SmileyCentral and Iminent are some examples of software addons, compatible with instant messaging.

Messenger Software

With Windows Live Messenger you can easily communicate online by using text chat, voice and video conversations with anyone, such as a friend, colleague or a family member. This method of communication is a lot faster than email, excellent for quick short conversations and is perfect for occasions when you can not meet in person. In the latest version of Windows Live Messenger, while keeping everything you are accustomed to about Messenger, such as your contact list, smileys, and quick access to all your buddies, many creative new ways to connect and share thoughts, files and photos were added. Same as before, it is 100% free of charge to download Windows Live Messenger and use most of its exciting features.

Windows Live Messenger Standard Features

Custom personalization

Make your Messenger personalized by changing your status, customizing backgrounds, selecting cool avatars, adding custom emoticons, and more.

Favorite contacts

Quickly connect with the people you talk most often. Windows Live Messenger Favorites stores your most important contacts in the top portion of the contact list.

"What's New" feature

Get updates on status messages, posted pictures, and blog comments from your friends. You can also follow their activities on most social networks.

Easy picture sharing

View pictures and comment on them with friends in real time. Just drag and drop pictures into the message window and allow your buddy to browse your photos.

Create Groups

You can chat simultaneously with a group of people to update everyone at once. Each Windows Live Messenger Group has a custom home page with a group calendar to keep everyone in sync. Messenger groups allow up to 20 people to be added.

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Already itching to install cool add-ons for your instant messengers? Learn about Mindspark's addon SmileyCentral, or the Iminent addon from Iminent SA. Smilies General are another alternative.
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