Yahoo Pal is an add-on program for the popular IM software Yahoo! Messenger. It adds some features and bypasses
some limitation imposed by Yahoo! Messenger, and that can make your IM more interesting.
Yahoo! Pal is an invisible program, it will automatically attach to running Yahoo! Messenger and new Yahoo! Messengers
you run after Yahoo! Pal, and add menu bar to the Yahoo! Messenger windows. You can also quit it by clicking its menu.
- Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
- Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher
- Pentium II CPU
- 64 MB RAM
|File Size:||1.34 MB|
|License:||Free to try, $19.95 to buy|
- Allow multiple accounts on the same computer
By default, only one account is allowed to logon on one machine. If you have more than one Yahoo! IM account,
it is definitely a problem. With Yahoo! Pal, you can log on all of your Yahoo! IM accounts if you want.
- Automatically reply when you are away.
Although you can specify customized status in Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger won’t do auto reply for you when
you are away. With Yahoo! Pal, you can specify a customized message as auto reply message, Yahoo! Pal will automatically
send it for you when you enable the auto reply function in Yahoo! Pal. You can specify different auto reply messages for
different accounts on the same machine.
- Hotkey to hide Yahoo! Messengers windows.
To protect your conversations, you can define a hotkey for special function. Once this hotkey is pressed, all existing
Yahoo! Windows including the system bar icons will be hidden automatically. If your friend sends IM to you when you
already hide Yahoo!, the new IM window won’t pop up. Press the hotkey again, all Yahoo! Windows and system bar icons
- Send a random quote to your friend.
Yahoo! Pal is able to print a random, hopefully interesting, adage or quote. If you used UNIX fortune before, you will
have more idea about this function. Yahoo! Pal stores over 16000 quotes and adages. They cover art, computers, cookie,
definitions, drugs, education, ethnic, food, fortunes, humorists, kids, law, linuxcookie, literature, love, magic, medicine,
men-women, news, people, pets, platitudes, politics, riddles, science, songs-poems, sports, startrek, wisdom, work and
Most of them are inoffensive, and other are offensive. You can send inoffensive or offensive ones to
your friend depending on your relationship with your friend.