Using ichat or imessage to talk to msn on osx. without jabber!

This will show you how to use ichat or imessage to talk to msn on osx, without using the jabber method.

  • go to cocoon.drinkbrainjuice.com
  • download and install their (beta) plugin
  • open ichat > preferences > accounts
  • click ‘add’
  • pick ‘MSN’ from the list
  • enter your details!

You now have MSN in your ichat / imessage, without using jabber transports!

also, microsoft just announced that they have opened up xmpp for msn, but it requires a special auth, so we may see more ways to do this in the future!

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