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MSN MESSENGER 6.2 NEWS
- MSN Messenger 6.2 released Thursday 22th of April 2004.
- What's new in MSN Messenger 6.2?
- These were the expected features for 6.2:
MSN MESSENGER 6 NEWS (OLD)
- MSN 6 beta ad removers, polygamy patch, addons, games enabler & translations
- MSN6 display pictures custom emoticons and backgrounds
- MSN6 emoticons overview and codes
- MSN Messenger 6 API (article by Timothy)
- Final release date of MSN Messenger 6 was 17th of July 2003;
- Users have the option to set a "My Display Picture" which is a buddy picture of yourself displayed in much the same way as in MSN Explorer 8.0 (screenshot #1, screenshot #2);
- Better & integrated webcam support (screenshot);
- Improved and visually detailed filed sending and option to scan incoming files for viruses with your antivirus software (screenshot #1, screenshot #2);
- Gradually, more and more Zone.com games will be integrated into MSN Messenger (screenshot);
- A total of 79 emoticons! Have a look at the complete MSN 6 emoticons overview and codes and feel free to send it to all your friends. As you can see, they've added some typical MSN graphics and replaced the letter-emoticon. Some of them are even animated! To make it complete, you're able to add your own (static) custom emoticons!
- Possibility for individual chat backgrounds for each contact (screenshot #1, screenshot #2, screenshot #3);
- MSN6 features conversation logging in XML format (screenshot #1, screenshot #2);
- Automatically change your status to Busy when running a full-screen application (eg. a game or presentation), thus disabling alerts & sounds.
- Emoticons enabled in sign-in & received message alerts;
- The MSN 6.0 Beta has already inspired developers to create MSN Messenger 6 patches, addons, emoticon packs and translations.