SHAPE Services has introduced IM+ All-in-One Messenger, a free IM client for users of an iPhone or iPod touch running firmware 2.0 or higher. The free app offers all public IMs in one good-looking client on your handset, which also uses an inbox so you can check out open dialogs and unread messages.
From the iTunes App Store, the official description for IM+ All-in-One Messenger goes,
The award-winning IM+ All-in-One Mobile Messenger for chats within AIM / iChat, MSN / Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo!, ICQ, Jabber, Google Talk and MySpaceIM from any iPhone and iPod Touch. Communicate with friends and colleagues wherever you are regardless of location and mobile operator.
Main features include:
- All public IMs in one client.
- No cost per message.
- Simple and user-friendly interface.
- Inbox view to keep an eye on all open dialogs and unread messages.
IM+ All-in-One Messenger for iPhone currently supports English only, and requires an iPhone or iPod touch running firmware 2.0 or greater. The currently available version is V. 2.0.2.
SHAPE Services is an independent software vendor and provider of web-based services whose products are sold worldwide under a broad range of categories. Those include instant messaging, social networking, productivity, utility, entertainment, media and LBS covering multiple mobile platforms such as BlackBerry, Symbian (S60 and UIQ platforms), Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphone, J2ME, i-Mode, Palm OS, BREW, and (last, but certainly not least), Apple's beautiful iPhone and iPod touch.
SHAPE Services is best known for its IM+ brand of mobile clients. The company has recently launched a beta version of its web-based conference service for IM, Persistent.im. In an interview with InstantMessaging Planet, Marketing Manager at SHAPE Services, Helen Khais, revealed that the service was designed to meet the growing needs of those who used instant messaging for real-time conferencing. Additionally, Persistent.im eliminates the need for participants to be on the same IM network.
IM+ All-in-One Messenger is currently available for free download up on the iTunes App Store. Give it a go and tell us what you thought of it.