Trillian was created by Cerulean Studios, and named after a character of the Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy is truly a unique program that you can gain many benefits from like time, memory and space as well as many other things. Let's look at some of the features this program has to offer.
Well, the most important feature of Trillian that categorizes it into a league of its own when it comes to instant messengers, is that it supports other messengers. Meaning that if you use a program such as MSN, Yahoo!, IRC, ICQ or instant messanger AOL or AIM or all of them, you can import all of your contact lists into Trillian and speak to them through there in the one stand alone program, so you are not fumbling around with different messenger programs all at once and if you use Trillian's professional version you can also use other instant messaging programs like Novell GroupWise, Bonjour, Jabber and Skype.
Plugins come with the professional version of Trillian, some of the plugins you can download from the Cerulean Studios website are weather reports, spell checks, an email checker, browser for viewing AIM user profiles, winamp music title scroller, stock exchange information, RSS feedreader and additional plug-ins for Bonjour and Jabber. Other plugins that have been made for Trillian are a games plugin, an email checker that supports POP and IMAP, a translation plugin and ones so you can interact and send messages for NetBIOS, Lotus Sametime and Microsoft Exchange.
Both versions of Trillian support XML skins that can be downloaded from various places including Cerulean Studios website.
With Trillian, when you import contacts from other messengers they will be shown with a certain color so you know which messenger they are from and using. For example yahoo! Show up read, MSN users are blue and the instant messenger AOL or AIM is yellow. Having a set up like this makes it easier for you to know who you are talking to.
A feature that is appropriately called Time Travel. With this feature you can record, fast forward and rewind video live stream video and audio conversations for later viewing and references.
Another one is the unique history feature that Trillian has, you have the ability to search through it and bookmark sections that you would like to come back to at a later date and it is all done in an easy to use interface.
Another quite unique feature is the ability to download information and articles from the Wikipedia website. This feature works while you are chatting and searches your messages for corresponding words and if it has found something that is Wikipedia's data base it will under line it so you can either download the information or go view it on the web.
Emotiblips is like an emoticon that works while you are in a video chat, it gives you the ability to send music and video to the other user in real time all sorts of files are supported for this feature such as MP3, WAVs and MPGs.
Trillian also offers a lot of the features that other instant messengers provide like smilies, user icons, the ability to change font, color and sizes, send and receive files and many others.
As you can see, there are a lot of great and unique features provided by the Trillian program all in one easy to use program. Why not try it today?