The AIM® service is all about helping you keep in touch with your buddies. Whether you're sending IMs, sharing photos or doing a voice chat we want to make it better.
- Sleek new design: New buttons, new layout, new color, new brand! Tell us what you think of our shiny gold look and the new layout.
- Profiles, profiles, profiles: Connect with your buddies like never before. Customize your profile, get updates from other social networks, and more. Now, you'll never miss an update on AIM.
- Status messages in the IM.
- :) Emoticons: You asked, we answered.
- AIM Blast: IM your friends, coworkers, or customers all at once, and all from the convenience of your Buddy List.
- More goodies: Sign in as invisible, Ctrl + F to search your Buddy List, Search the web from the IM window.
* Chat with Google Talk/Gmail users from AIM
* Link up your Gmail account and communicate with your contacts from Google.
* A redesign that streamlines the app look and feel
* Bringing you the experience you asked for, we've made some exciting, key design changes.
* Modified design to look just like other Windows apps
* Streamlined your IM conversations by moving your icons to the conversation window
* Removed the "Me" tab and moved your notifications to the "Lifestream" tab
* Unified all the controls you under the new "Options" menu (you can even access it with ALT+O for additional ease)
* Added new state icons to make it easier to identify who is online to chat
* Added four new themes