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Trillian Released for Android

We knew Trillian and its messaging wonders were headed to Android and we are pleased to see that it has been announced already.  This is one of those long standing messaging apps from the PC that supports almost everything including Facebook chat and has now been ported to Android.  After just a few quick minutes with it, I can tell you that I’ve dropped Meebo and will now use Trillian.

Download it now from the Trillian site.

Cheers everyone!

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  • http://twitter.com/MiSoFine Michelle Clark

    Will you PLEASE go on the Market?! Please!? AT&T won't let me download things not on the market! *crying* I love Trillian on my PC.

  • Nat

    Trillian is good but it does'nt save status messages =/

  • Bustabeats

    love it …..evo

  • Bustabeats

    love it …..evo

  • Guest

    Like the interface, but doesn't stay running in the background, so if Android closes the app you don't get messages until you open it (strange design choice for a messaging app). This is enough to keep me on Meebo for the time being.

  • appdaddy

    The emails won't work for offline mssgs… :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=26900572 Kelly Walsh

    constant fc, don't receive the notifications unless I'm in the app, now it lost my account info so I have to set it up again

  • Guest

    Like the interface, but doesn't stay running in the background, so if Android closes the app you don't get messages until you open it (strange design choice for a messaging app). This is enough to keep me on Meebo for the time being.

  • appdaddy

    The emails won't work for offline mssgs… :/

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=26900572 Kelly Walsh

    constant fc, don't receive the notifications unless I'm in the app, now it lost my account info so I have to set it up again

  • Bballgarnett

    i love this its the best for facebook chat
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oX_MZdF73Co

  • Justin Bieber

    My nipples are getting hard just thinking about trillian on my Droid X. Oh baby.

  • http://www.facebook.com/elreyzalo David Suarez

    im getting insane amounts of foreclose's

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=26900572 Kelly Walsh

    Not bad, though it keeps FCing so I never stay signed in. also, in notifications, the “sound” and “vibrate” options are both checked but I didn't get either one, just a toolbar one. the fb chat worked nicely however. Still needs work, but it is a beta after all

  • BigRed4X15

    I am a huge trillian fan for PC, but I must say this version still needs some work. Currently eBuddy still holds the crown. eBuddy has a few simple things that make it more android friendly, for instance when your signed in you get a dark icon on your status bar, and when someone IMs you it turns white. Neither eBuddy or Trillian support skype chat which sucks, but besides that eBuddy is pretty solid

  • http://thisisjohncoffey.com GRAND MASTER SEN$Ei {{-_-}}™

    You should've BEEN off Meebo. Their devs really quit caring much to update such an atrocious app that varely stays connected @ all. eBuddy is way better than Meebo (for sucking pretty bad also). {{-_-}}

  • Cjreyes666

    It crashes way to often for me the idea is goos but the actions dont stand for it

  • http://twitter.com/kirilv Kiril

    i wish google talk would support AIM, like it does in Gmail. for me, that would be the perfect scenario for instant messaging.

  • Strange_creation3000David

    Dx

  • Wyveryx

    Awesome! Finally and it works like a charm, though it does FC on rooted D1 Froyo when trying to send pics using FB chat. Other than that, a dream come true!

  • Dan

    I've been waiting for this since before I got an Android phone.

  • Uplink

    I got the BETA a day ago, its so awesome! BYE BYE FRING!

  • http://herohtar.myopenid.com/ Herohtar

    Looks nice, but definitely still needs some improvement… they're not registering it as a persistent task, so Android kills it if you go and run some other apps, which causes you to no longer receive message notifications. Judging by the settings, it seems this “suspension” is intentional, and you do see your received messages once you reopen the app; however, that is not the ideal way to run an IM client, especially when the OS supports actual multitasking.

  • Kayjay45

    hell still sux U can’t see ur myspace contacts nor gtalk at least give us a option 4 it!!!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=26900572 Kelly Walsh

      I can see my g chat contacts

  • Ulnek75

    this doesn't seem to stay connected well. sometimes i don't get messages until i actually go into the program. there's not much customizing ability yet. hope it gets better out of beta.

    • http://herohtar.myopenid.com/ Herohtar

      They seem to be using the iPhone idea of multitasking… at least, they aren't running it as a persistent background task (note the lack of an icon in the notification bar). This means that if you go do other stuff it'll end up being killed by the OS and you will no longer get notifications. It does seem to keep the messages you received while it was down, however, and you will be notified as soon as you start it back up. Although, in my testing it crashed the first time I brought it back like that.

  • eddieonofre

    Doesn't work on my Moto Droid BB0.4
    It load my contacts but from there I can not d anything at all

  • Trumindgame

    Hey so does the person your trying to chat with have to have this program downloaded? Unsure where to facebook chat

    • Charlie

      No. Thats one of the beauties of Trillian. It is seamless (or should be).

  • Tsusai

    needs more XMPP TLS

  • Chaos

    This is gonna be perfect once they fix a couple minor things.
    1) Force closes every so often.
    2) Hitting enter should send the message
    3) Going from landscape to portrait makes the messages overlap

  • http://twitter.com/zaiger Brian

    Does it support IRC like the desktop version? I am afraid to install it because Trillian likes to delete AIM icons from your account on the PC and Meebo did the same thing to me on my D1, but if there is IRC support I might just chance it.

    • lschicky

      There isn't IRC on it, not sure if that's something they will add. NEver had trillian delete my AIM icons and I've been using it for years.

  • Obvious Sarcasm

    Love Trillian, but this app Super-buggy! Can't wait for the update!

  • JosueD

    Yeah, Downloaded it yesterday, Its alright, Kinda bugy which I'm sure they'll fix with time.

    [JD]

  • otter34

    I never heard of it. Is it free for Windows and droid?

    • http://twitter.com/zaiger Brian

      Yes.

      • otter34

        Unless I'm missing something it doesn't look like it supports msn messenger?

        • Charlie

          Oh, but you forget… MSN Messenger is now Windows Live Messenger… WLM. Had me wondering for a minute, too.

          • otter34

            Ah ha! Thanks.

          • http://thisisjohncoffey.com GRAND MASTER SEN$Ei {{-_-}}™

            WindowsLiveNBC. {{-_-}}

    • http://twitter.com/kirilv Kiril

      there is a free and paid version for pc. the beta is free on android, but i suspect that they will make us pay for it once it's final.

      • otter34

        Great. Thank you. Perhaps those that have it before the beta expires will be
        grandfathered in. One can always hope!

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/SOQGG2REJZRIJBLBJTP2VHDX4I Javonte

    custom theme friday should be elegant steel for sapphire or intigeration theme for lithium mod mater fact the evo theme or black and the bold theme for lithium mod should be this weeks theme

    • Justin Bieber

      how about a shirtless justin bieber theme?

      just sayin

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/SOQGG2REJZRIJBLBJTP2VHDX4I Javonte

        how bout a punch in the face?

        • Justin Bieber

          noo not my beautiful face, then the guys and girls wont make out with me!

          • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/SOQGG2REJZRIJBLBJTP2VHDX4I Javonte

            lol

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=2800990 Bob Murrell

    Can't get Jabber or Google Talk (which is over the Jabber protocol) to work….

  • Justin Bieber

    I'm Bi-Curious

    • Andrew Hewitt

      Hahahahahahahaha Justin Bieber on Droid Life ftw

      • Justin Bieber

        only hot guys like me have android phones, i personally rock the BIG droid X

        • http://thisisjohncoffey.com GRAND MASTER SEN$Ei {{-_-}}™

          Nothing like something BIG in the palm of your hand, right Justo? {{-_-}}

  • KEITHSMNR

    Haha, Tricia doesn't wanna talk to that dude

  • http://www.facebook.com/bhaxprime Ben Hackney

    Chrome to phoned and installing!! Peace out Meebo and your teeny weeny smileys! Thanks for the heads up!!

    • Kelly

      Chrome to phone question – how long does it usually take to hit your phone, mine tends to be around 20 min, if I get it at all

      • Queezy

        Mine is almost instant, I have only started using it recently and I am usually connected to my wi-fi so that may make it even faster (i really dont know) but I have never had to wait more than a few seconds. Are you in a bad service area that could be causing it?

        • Dray654

          i use 3g and mine has been working within like 20-30 seconds

      • http://twitter.com/skaterskye skye villanueva

        mine takes a max of 45 sec…

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=705034 Jeff Simpson

        It often doesn’t go, especially if I am in a low-signal area. If it doesn’t pop up within a minute, I just send it again a few more times. Sometimes it just never goes

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=705034 Jeff Simpson

        It often doesn’t go, especially if I am in a low-signal area. If it doesn’t pop up within a minute, I just send it again a few more times. Sometimes it just never goes

  • SamuriHL

    Oh thank GOD! I like eBuddy and all, I do, but, I've been a trillian user for MANY MANY years. This is awesome! And yes, I really like what they did with Trillian for Droid. Consider me thrilled!

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/NFYEPNXKSCLXMHXLMUW46FZOWU Kent

    Yo Kellex: What's better about Trillian? I'm using Meebo myself and have been pretty happy with it… what did you find so compelling about Trillian that you wanted to switch after just a few minutes?

    • SamuriHL

      I know for me I've liked the trillian interface on Windows. The interface they've created on Droid is very nice and easy to use. Since I already have an Astra account, I simply needed to sign in and all my logins and contacts were there. Meebo's fine, but, for those that use trillian on Windows this is absolutely awesome.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/NFYEPNXKSCLXMHXLMUW46FZOWU Kent

        Thanks for the info… I guess I might give this a whirl but might wait until it comes out of beta since I have been using Meebo on the PC, too.

  • sholtkamp

    As i am sitting here i am seeing something I do not like…Kellex.. WTF I know you need to make cash money but you got an advertisement with ipods and macbooks… C'mon man..:p

    http://screencast.com/t/Y2ZiODY3Z

  • 1bad69z28

    WHere's Custom Theme Friday!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol

    • Andrew Hewitt

      I'm thinking smoked glass for CM6-RC3

      • 1bad69z28

        Smoked Glass interesting

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/SOQGG2REJZRIJBLBJTP2VHDX4I Javonte

      i dont believe there is one this week since there isnt any new roms i listed some new themes if you scroll down

      • 1bad69z28

        I was hoping :)

  • 1bad69z28

    WOW Second

    • Kaufkin

      erm, third I think. ;-) *shrug* 3 way tie by milliseconds… still a cool service.

      • 1bad69z28

        I am with you, it's hard to tell, but fun anyway :)

  • Kaufkin

    Huzzah!

  • sholtkamp

    ive been waiting for this…..