All new Yahoo Messenger v 9.0 is now officially launched and can be downloaded for Windows XP and Vista, apart from the new visually appealing interface the software now lets you embed Flickr images, videos, and even maps right in your chat window.
- New Pingbox feature lets you embed a flash chat widget on your social network profiles, blogs, or website and Chat privately with visitors, You can even customize the Pingbox to your taste using various backgrounds, different sizes, colors, greetings etc.
- Three New skins: Silver, Ruby Red, Mystic Black.
- Return of the older original emoticons with addition of new ones.
- Inline video & picture viewer: When a friend sends you a video link from a site like YouTube or a link to an online photo, they will show up right in your IM conversation. For videos, a full player appears; just click the play button to watch it right it in your IM window.
- Import Contacts wizard: easily import contacts from address books of your other online services like Gmail, AOL, Hotmail and Orkut etc., supporting over twenty services in total.