Since launching 1997.chat this past week to bring some connection and nostalgia to the socially isolated, nearly 2,000 buddies have signed up, Nylon Magazine published a thing, and now, a Mac app has appeared.
The Mac app brings even more of the classic IM experience. You get notification sounds all the time, a bouncing icon dock when you receive messages, and an easier way to manage all your chat windows.
If you want to set your background to the classic “Bliss” from Windows XP, here it is:
And here is a preview of the Mac app icon:
Enjoy! And if you want to add me to your list, my screen name is “ado12”.