aMSN 0.98.9

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  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows NT
  • Windows XP
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aMSN is fully compatible with:

  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows NT
  • Windows XP
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Version License Language O.S.
aMSN 0.98.9 29/05/12 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows NT
  • Windows XP

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An open source alternative to MSN Messenger

Cyril Roger

Recent changes

  • New Contact List !!
  • We can drag contacts between groups
  • New login window
  • Added support for Offline Messages
  • Voice clips : sending and receiving !
  • New default skin + new smiley set
  • DualDisplayPicture plugin into the core
  • Add Audio and Video Assistant
  • support for JPEG webcams
  • support for UYVY palette
  • fix bug with PWC driver
  • Only for amsn-remote,fixed possible DoS attack, and make remote not reply to commands when it's not enabled, instead of waiting for authentication and parsing commands, which may lead to parse errors.
  • Fix bugs with DP browser
  • Added new bindings to manage tabs
  • Show Web/Online for people using webmessenger
  • added tkdnd for windows,
  • Fix smileys menu issues
  • Fix file transfert bugs but some still remains
  • Fix bugs with chameleon
  • Improve linflash
  • Fix to the first libmimic bug ever, in 2 years
  • Fix bug with http proxies


This version of aMSN includes the option to install the Softonic Toolbar. If you wish to download the original version without the toolbar click this link. Also, you can access aMSN's original source code via this link.

The Softonic Toolbar included with this version of aMSN is a standalone application and is completely independent from aMSN and does not affect the behavior or performance of the original aMSN program. Any errors you get while running aMSN are by no means related to the Softonic Toolbar.

  • More features than MSN
  • Extended customization
  • Some trouble when opening new chat windows
  • Known to use up lots of CPU
  • Webcam feature still a bit unstable
  • Weak interface

"aMSN Messenger"

I always use windows live messenger but I dont know how I installed amsn messenger. Then i try amsn and its wonderfull!!! Not only is like live messenger but have more utility functions.

  • amsn messenger have more utility functions than windows live messenger

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