July 06, 2009

Trillian Astra for Web Now Open to Public Beta TestingCerulean Studios have opened up their web-based version of Trillian Astra for beta testing. Unlike Trillian Astra desktop client for Windows, this browser-based version will also work on other operating systems like Linux and MacOSX.

This new beta is open to anyone with a free Trillian Astra account. Simply go to the Trillian web site at http://www.trillian.im/, and sign in by entering your Astra Username and Password on the homepage. Your contact list is fully synchronized and preserved, including groups, meta contacts, custom renames, etc. At your option, you can enable single sign-on and automatically sign in to all the IM services like AOL Instant Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk and more.

Trillian Astra for Web Features :

* Single sign-on capable
* Messaging across Astra, WLM, Yahoo!, AIM, ICQ, MySpaceIM, Jabber, Google Talk
* Typing notifications
* Smooth vector-based emoticons
* Buzz support
* Set status message
* Offline contacts folder
* Update browser tabs/taskbar with message alerts
* Profile integration
* Color themes
* Email notifications
* Suspend / resume sessions
* MetaContacts and groups
* Set and view user avatars
* Change displayname
* Mutable sounds
* Add and remove contacts
* Contact authorizations
* Generic “system tray” notification framework
* Basic mail alerts; click alert to open web mail in browser
* Basic keyboard controls

via Trillian Blogs

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