AOL Instant Messenger API

deprecated
AOL Instant Messenger
A plugin is a piece of code that adds features and functionality into the AIM client. For example, a plugin could be developed that displays AIM Fight scores for an entire Buddy List feature. Or, you could link "away messages" to your favorite music program. The AIM SDK is a client SDK that allows for creation of custom AIM clients, bots, and plugins for the AIM Triton client. It is currently availble for the Windows platform, Macintosh and Linux versions are planned for the near future.
Specs
http://aol.com
Chat
File Sharing, Messaging, VoIP
AIM (OSCAR)
Yes
Yes
Standard text key, with binary fingerprint for additional securi
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API Mashups (11)
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  • MeGlobe is a multiprotocol instant messaging application that applies real time language translation to any messages sent over its network. MeGlobe supports AOL, MSN and Yahoo chat networks in...
  • IM Whiteboard is an AOL AIM plugin that let you draw simultaneously with any of your buddies. This plugin can be useful to share an idea or have fun with your friends plus you can save your drawings...
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Comments (6)

Comments(6)

ira

This info about Open AIM is old. Version 1.1 added support for Mac, Linux andd PocketPC. Version 1.1.1 is due shortly, and version 1.2 is in development.

jmusser

ira, thanks for the heads-up. We'll get that entry updated shortly.

John

jbond

Should be tagged with "chat"

ira

This info about Open AIM is old. Version 1.1 added support for Mac, Linux andd PocketPC. Version 1.1.1 is due shortly, and version 1.2 is in development.

jmusser

ira, thanks for the heads-up. We'll get that entry updated shortly.

John

jbond

Should be tagged with "chat"

Task.fm Task.fm
Task.fm is your own personal assistant. Send yourself emails, SMSs, or phone call reminders.
MeGlobe MeGlobe
Deprecated
MeGlobe is a multiprotocol instant messaging application that applies real time language translation to any messages sent over its network. MeGlobe supports AOL, MSN and Yahoo chat networks in addition to its own.
IMWhiteboard IMWhiteboard
IM Whiteboard is an AOL AIM plugin that let you draw simultaneously with any of your buddies. This plugin can be useful to share an idea or have fun with your friends plus you can save your drawings and use them as wallpaper or send them to other people.
Free2IM Chat Translation Free2IM Chat Translation
Free2IM is an AOL AIM plugin that help you chat with the buddies who speak languages you are very weak or even you do not know at all. It is useful for you to practice your foreign languages as well. Supports 13 languages.
IM Remote IM Remote
IM Remote is an AOL AIM plugin that lets you share your desktop with a friend via AIM. This plugin can be extremely useful when a friend or relative needs help with their computer, avoiding the complexity to setup a secure VNC server.
MuveQ MuveQ
MuveQ.com lets you add movies to your Netflix.com or Blockbuster.com queue via SMS text message from your cell phone.
Ficlets Ficlets
Deprecated
Collaborative short-story writing site using Creative Commons-licensed photos from Flickr as inspiration for stories, OpenID for authentication, and the AOL WIM API for authenticating AOL users.
Imified Instant Messenger Buddy Imified Instant Messenger Buddy
Instant messenger buddy that works accros all major IM networks, including mobile phones, and offers access to Web applications and productivity tools, notes, reminders, to-dos.
Mugshot Mugshot
Deprecated
Mugshot keeps track of what you and your friends are doing on the web in one easy location. Includes a free desktop client and embed for third party sites. Supports all the major social media services with more being added every day.
Bester News Bester News
Deprecated
News aggregation service with geocoding for regionalization. Includes finance, sports and other topics.
AOL JAMS AOL JAMS
Deprecated
An interesting set of example plugins for AOL Instant Messenger. Note as of Dec 2006 this appears to be unavailable.