Review: Imo Instant Messenger
If you always had a problem with having many Instant Messaging accounts opened at the same time or if you dislike the interface of certain instant messaging applications and how troubling it is to download them, we’ve found an application just for you.
Imo IM (or Imo Instant Messenger) is a web application that allows users to link all their IM accounts to one, and chat using several accounts in one tab. Currently, Imo IM supports IM accounts on Windows Live Messenger, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, AIM/ICQ, Jabber and MySpace. Imo IM doesn’t require its users to sign up or download any application, all you have to do is authenticate your IM accounts, and Imo IM instantly links it up together. So, the nest time you sign in one account, it would be link with all your other accounts.
The interface for Imo IM is simple yet nice. It looks like a desktop on its own with chat windows floating around the page. Users can also change the view to the tab view which makes the chat windows appear as tabs just like we see in our web browser window. Users have complete control on how the windows would be placed, and the size of the windows thus giving priorities to who you want to chat more. Chat windows from different IM’s are differentiated by the logo of the IM at the top of the chat window.
There are also many features offered by Imo IM, and being a third-party application it doesn’t deprive users of the normal IM features they get at their original IM providers. Among them are voice messages, Video and Audio chats as well as group chats and your chat history being saved for later references. Besides that, Imo IM also gives users privacy by allowing them to block other users, allowing yourself to appear invisible to other users and also the ability to change the preferences on Imo IM so they don’t store all your information.
Imo IM app is also available for iPhone, iPad and Android.
I have been using Imo IM for quite some time now and I’ve been loving every bit of it. The interface is simple but it is organized and allows users easy navigation through their features. It also doesn’t require any downloading or sign up which saves all the hassle and they don’t have any information about you. This also means no spam mail we usually get from the applications we use. I hope to see more upgrades from the guys at Imo IM that shall be allowing more features into this already well-to-do application.
We would like to hear from our readers about your opinion on Imo IM and if you don’t use it, we will like to know if you would give it a try. We truly recommend it.
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