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ichat Plugin
for Netscape Navigator 3.x and 4.x

ichat.gif (2500 bytes)

Type of Program: Plugin for Netscape
Supported Platforms: Windows 3.1/95/98
Company Name: ichat
Version: n/a
Price: free
Installed Size: 1MB


ichat's plugin for Netscape 3.x/4.x allows you to chat on the Internet without having to wait for Java to load. ichat is reliable, free, and easy to use, but you have to find a chat room that uses ichat, in order to use it. Yahoo, one of the largest companies to use ichat, just gave it up and uses Java or HTML now.

If you can put up with Java, its probably your best bet, but I would keep ichat around just in case you find a chat that requires it. Because of that I recommend it, but it will never replace Java chats, ever.

User Friendly
Cost free
Ease of Installation
Reviewed by John Guilfoil -

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