MSN Messenger 8.0 features list

Posted on Friday, August 26 2005 @ 18:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft has just releases MSN Messenger 7.5 which adds a few features like voice clips and dynamic backgrounds and The Hotfix says Microsoft is already working hard on MSN Messenger 8.0. They posted a list of features MSN 8 is rumoured to include.
  • Change of Messenger Skins
  • Real-time Emotions
  • Messenger Built Internal Windows Media Player 10
  • Pause/Resumed File Transfers (File Blocked Extension Applied)
  • Detailed File Transfer (Download/Upload Speed)
  • Animated Display Pictures (.gif .jpg .png (File Support under Consideration))
  • Mood Status
  • Faster Contact List Loading and scrolling
  • Public Profile and MSN Spaces Combined
  • More MSN Space features
  • New Hotmail and MSN Messenger Integration
  • Downloadable MSN Messenger on Mobile
  • News Updates according to Location
  • Top 10 MSN Music Radio
  • New Stylish Notifier Pop-up
  • Downloadable Skins for MSN (Contact Window & Conversation Window)
  • Complete Integration with Windows XP & Windows Vista Codename: Longhorn
  • Offline Voice/Message Machine
  • Animated Buddy Icon Helper
  • Display Picture Ratings
  • MSN Messenger 8.0 is likely planned for early 2006.

    Update (August 28): Don't take this list too serious. Someone told me it's more like a wishlist.

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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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