goober Messenger is an IM client for Linux, Windows, Mac, with offline file transfer, galleries, slideshow, TV & radio, own contact page, communication with non-messenger contacts , instant board, and many more!
goober is an QT4-Based multi-messenger application. It supports beside it's own protocol: ICQ, MSN and XMPP (Jabber). Also it supports SIP-to-SIP, SIP-to-PSTN, Conference, SMS, Webdrive, Connection-Call, Discussion-Boards and more. There is a Java-Based Mobile-Client available which enables you to chat with your contacts through GPRS/UMTS.
Here are some key features of "goober Messenger":
· Send files to your friends and other messengers even if they are not online.
· Authorize particularly good friends to send files without you having to first giving them permission.
· A faster sending of files to an email address is possible as well.
· Create Internet slideshows easily by drag and drop. No matter which size the files are, goober optimizes the size automatically so the compilation is fast and the pictures can be viewed be everyone
· Send images while you chat - they will be shown within seconds to your chat partner.
· Create image galleries and send the respective web link per email.
· Call goober friends for free.
· Make cheap calls to landline and cell phone numbers.
· Get called by visitors to your web and profile page.
· Send text messages cheaply and easily with goober.
· In doing so, your cell phone number will be displayed as sender.
Contact List "Helper":
· Your contacts can be allocated to tags in order to sort them quickly.
· You can see which operating system your contacts are using (Win, Mac, Web, Mobile, MSN, etc.).
· Contacts can be hidden without having to delete them. If you are contacted by them, they will appear as a temporary contact in your list.
· Shortcuts: Define for yourself the functions that you wish to access directly
· Block annoying contacts.
· Access your contacts even if you do not have an Internet connection.
· Amend your contact list with all the information that you need. Phone numbers, email addresses, full name,...
· The Freemailer rounds off goober communication
· 1 GB memory available.
· Access from goober without a password or from the web via goober.com/mail.
· Reserve yourself a "email@example.com" email address!
Communication with Non-Messenger Users:
· Enter an email address in the filter box. goober will then ask you what you would like to do next.
· The same is possible if you add one of your contacts from either Outlook or Thunderbird to the filter box.
· Contacts will automatically be saved and displayed in the contact list. They will then be treated as a messenger contact.
· Possibilities: o Invite someone to a chat. o Send images, files or screenshots.
· With goober, you have memory on a virtual hard drive that can be accessed from anywhere in the world via Internet.
· Create your own directories where only you and chosen friends can have access.
· Mark files / directories with "Internet sharing" so that even those who are not goober contacts can have access to them.
· Simply mark an area on your screen and send it directly to friends (even friends who are not directly available via email).
· Chat with goober members and send animated smilies.
· Using our Multi Chat function, you can chat with more than one person at the same time.
· With goober, you can chat with friends who use other messengers (like ICQ, MSN, Google Talk or Jabber).
· Editing mode: Change your last message. Your chat partner only sees the changed notice
· Contacts that do not use any messengers can be contacted directly through goober (chat invitation via email).
· Let yourself be called by visitors to your web and profile page.
· Are too many single chat windows annoying? Then switch to tabbed chat.
· For every contact, you can choose an individual font.
· Using the log files with full text search, you can find everything you have chatted about - unless you want to deactivate this.
· If necessary, you can also switch to a secure private chat session (log files will not be kept for both participants).
· This chat is encrypted.
· If you have a webcam, show yourself to your chat partners.
· HD quality. An excellent image transmission is possible with a good webcam and bandwidth The image transmission will be optimized automatically in accordance with the available resources of both parties.
· 3-D presentation
· Best quality for users in the same LAN
· Status of connection quality displayed
· Here, you have access to the profile and address information of your friends.
· Complete or change the data in any way you want (e.g. name, telephone number, etc.). The change is only visible to you.
· Create a discussion and invite friends.
· You will be informed when a new entry has been made.
· If you are no longer interested in a discussion, you can ignore it to avoid receiving any more information.
· Contacts who are not online, can react to a discussion at a later time.
Further Practical Functions:
· Video tooltips: A link connects you directly to the explanation video for that particular function
· Inform yourself directly through goober (RSS) about your favorite news topics.
· Receive free TV and radio programs.
· Easy history search by chat log as well as file and image transfer
· Configure your contact list yourself by adding graphics
· Change the color of your goober skin just as you like it
· Get to know other people in goober with your Spin Chat profile.
· Not yet available in the beta version: Calls to land line or cell phone!
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· We're very excited to finally present to you goober Messenger 3.0 - now ready for download! While working on the new and improved messenger, we refined ideas and functions of goober 2.1 and took them to a new level in goober 3.0! We also took your criticism to heart and reworked the menu interface. Therefore, goober 3.0 is less cluttered and much easier to use! We've succeeded in developing a variety of functions with an easy-to-use menu. You'll notice we've also enhanced our messenger creatively! Some of the new functions are listed below - but why don't you have a look at the new goober Messenger yourself?
· Start a Video Conference with up to 6 people in outstanding quality!
· Social messaging in goober! Integrate your Twitter and Facebook accounts. Send messages and use the info panel to stay up-to-date. All functions are built into goober Messenger!
· Your friends can now call you in goober Messenger from their landline or mobile phones. If you're not available, you can use call forwarding or the answering machine.
· Send a chat message to several recipients at once – whether they're goober contacts, contacts from other messengers, or if they only have an e-mail address.
· More multi messenger for goober 3.0! We've integrated two more protocols into goober. Now you can add friends from AIM or Yahoo! Messenger to your goober account.
· goober Multi Chat now offers you a direct voice connection too. Hold conferences with up to 50 participants. Just connect your headset and get started!