The open source Fire development team is offering another free update (version 0.32a) to its multi-protocol instant messaging client for Mac OS X. The client supports AIM, MSN, Yahoo, IRC, ICQ and Jabber.
Version 0.32.a adds Oscar support, AIM file send, .Mac support, typing notifications, away message reading, direct IM receive, an upgraded ICQ library, MSN file send and receive, upgraded Yahoo library and smiley support, Jabber SSL support, updated Help files, and improved handling of server buddy lists in AIM Oscar, MSN, and Yahoo, according to MacTech magazine (http://www.mactech.com). This release includes English, German, Italian and Icelandic versions of the program.
The new version is
available for download
now. It requires Mac OS X 10.1 and above.