No Windows Live Essential 2012 for the moment just a bug fixes release. This update includes numerous updates across all of the programs in the Essential package, including Windows Live Messenger, Mail, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Family Safety, Writer, and Mesh. You will receive a notifications for this new version.
Windows 8 will come with a built in messenger and other apps from essential pack. If you want to download a free copy of Windows 8, get images disk from our previews post. With the new messenger you will be able to communicate with your friend with the Windows 8 Sign in Account. Live Connect is the new name for Windows Live services.
You can launch Windows 8 Messenger from the Start Menu or Apps list!
Right Click on the screen for the pop-down menu and select Online (if you are offline, but usually once you start Windows 8 your status will be online )
After MSN and Skype now on Windows we have a new chat client. Facebook Messenger is a new Windows application that lets you use Facebook without being on www.facebook.com. While you surf the web or use other applications on your computer, you can:
Chat and message with your friends on Facebook
See the latest updates from your friends in ticker
Get quick notifications about what’s going on
The Windows app looks almost identical to the chat bar on Facebook.com. Users can permanently dock the chat bar on their home screen or access chat via the Windows system tray.
Users get notifications when friends want to chat. Friend activity is also shown, however clicking on these items will take you to a web browser. The same goes for messages in your Facebook inbox.
Download Facebook Messenger
Messenger Plus! Live is an add-on for Windows Live Messenger that adds tons of features and extras to the software. But Windows Live Messenger 9, was not compatible with Messenger Plus! Live. An Till now there is not official release for Messenger Plus! Live and a lot of users was asking if is any way to fix this problem. Till now the only thing that I can recommend is a private beta (build 337) that work with WLM 9. So if your friends nicknames comes with bbcode now you can fix it installing this add-on.
Psi is a free instant messaging application designed for the Jabber IM network (including Google Talk). Fast and lightweight, Psi is fully open-source and compatible with Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.
Whether you use Windows, Linux, or a Mac, Psi is right at home on your desktop. From the system tray icon on Windows to the dock badges on Mac OS X, Psi takes advantage of each operating system’s unique features and appearance to provide a first-class IM experience on almost any computer.
For Ubuntu we have just to decide what Instant Messenger to use. Pidgin very popular,aMSN really good. We have also KMess Instant Messenger like Windows Live Messenger in Windows. Very simply steps how to install. As you see from the screen shot above, select KMess from Internet Applications and Apply Changes.