The Kanex Group has released a new version of MacPopUp. MacPopUp is a networking chat and communications tool that is designed to facilitate collaborative working. The new version adds support for a Windows client as well as other improvements. According to The Kanex Group:
MacPopUp is a program that allows Mac users to exchange instant messages with other users on any local area network (LAN). With MacPopUp, you can send and receive messages from different operating systems such as Mac OS, Windows 95/98, Windows NT/2000, Windows for Workgroups, Linux and other UNIX OSes.
MacPopUp 1.1 for Macintosh and MacPopUp 1.0b for Windows have been released simultaneously. Now Windows users can enjoy themselves using MacPopUp previously available only for Macintosh.
MacPopUp lets you exchange instant messages on all major computer platforms: Mac OS and Windows. It's just an ideal solution for workgroups and departments no matter what computers are used on a local network.
MacPopUp can be used for exchanging instant messages on mixed and homogeneous networks and for sending messages to an individual user and to a whole workgroup. Besides that MacPopUp can automatically find all users available on a network, so you needn't to input user names manually. It dramatically saves your time! MacPopUp doesn't require any dedicated servers installed. So it means that you can install and configure the program very easily.
The following bugs were fixed in the latest version:
- MacPopUp didn't receive messages sent by the "net send" command;
- Some problems with encoding.
New improvements in the latest version:
- Much faster messages exchange (time);
- MacPopUp for Windows support;