1.0 beta 1

The Adium Team pleased to announce that Adium 1.0 has entered public beta testing. Major enhancements include…

– Major AIM, ICQ and .Mac improvements. This includes working File Transfer, and faster sign on.
– Improvements to the default look and feel of Adium.
– iTunes integration is much faster, and updates as soon as the song changes.
– Added global user profile and buddy icon settings. (Personal Preferences)
– General Account improvements. Accounts can now be disabled when not in in use, and friends can now sign on from your Adium without saving their information.
– Added an Xtras manager to better handle browsing and removing Xtras.
– Major improvements in privacy settings.
– Redesigned Previous Chat (Log) Viewer

This release is a significant change from our previous releases, and it represents over a year of work on the parts of everyone involved with the project. We’re all really proud of the work we’ve done, and hope you will enjoy it.


  1. Excellent! I’ve been waiting for this.

  2. Awesome! Thanks a lot for another release of this great prog 🙂

  3. It’s great that you fixed the typing bug in Google Talk and that now I can see my friends avatars on it 🙂
    I like the way it hides the window if close to a corner. I think it should have round corners to the opposite side of the contact list. 🙂

    Anyways. . .beta 1 is a succes 🙂

  4. great job!! adium will be a really great app… finally support for MSN custom emoticons, and many other stuff i always wanted.

    20 mb?!?

  5. Congratulations! This is a big milestone for the project and I’m very happy for you guys. Keep up the great work.

  6. GREAT!!!!!!!! THX ,I WAS WAIT FOR LONG!!!!!

  7. beta 1 crashes whenever my macbook sleeps. Anyone else have this problem?

  8. Wow !!! This new version is GREAT ! TERRIFIC ! TOO BAD !!!
    Well done guys !

    Alors lĂ , Bravo les gars !
    See Ya

  9. Oh, it seems that the “General Tab” is empty !

  10. I went back to the latest stable because I was getting message timeouts and file transfer failures over the MSN/WLM Protocol. 🙁

  11. This is running great for me…. but….

    Almost all of my buddies icons have vanished.

    Where is Adium supposed to cache these? I’ll add ’em back manually if I have to.

  12. Woohoo. I’m liking 1.0 a lot!

  13. Hey, I think I found a little bug, I can’t open de Preferences –> Appearance window, when my system language is Dutch. But when I change the language to English it works fine.. See for a screenshot here –>

    btw, the rest of the preferences work fine..

  14. Great fracking work — I spent all day yesterday transferring inline images over AIM, just because I could… then I gave the mailman the finger, and peed down the elevator shaft.

    Good work, gang! 😉

  15. This is a great product! Be cool if Skype was on the supported list …. or have I missed something?

  16. Amazing improvements… I am loving this so far — only suggestion is to bring back the %_comment tag! Because of this tag, I ended up putting little snippets of my favorite lyrics into the comments and putting %_comment in my profile. I will be switching back to 0.89.1 (I think that’s what it was) sadly for a while… I’d try to make my own Applescript if I could, but I hope it’s not a problem to put this back in.

  17. I really need to check the blog more often. 😉

    *downloads beta* 😀


  18. Yeah it seems nice and everything, but the “Mute While Away” feature should be brought back. Unless I just can’t find it…

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