Check out the chart below to see all of the features that are available in the various versions of Yahoo! Messenger. Or use the menu below to view features for a specific version.
Chat Rooms: Join a chat room to meet new friends while you discuss your favorite topics.
Photo Sharing: Share photos from your desktop or Flickr, then discuss them over IM while you and a friend view them together.
PC-to-PC Calls: Make a voice call to another Yahoo! Messenger user for free (microphone and speakers/headset required).
Phone Out (PC-to-Phone Calls): Call friends on their regular or mobile phones from Messenger for as low as 1¢ a minute (Phone Out account required).
Phone In (Get a Phone Number for Messenger): Get a new phone number that allows you to receive calls in Yahoo! Messenger (Phone In account required).
Webcam: Plug in your webcam to share live video with your friends on Yahoo! Messenger.
IM Conferencing: Instant message with many friends at once in a conference room (includes voice capabilities, where available).
IM with Friends on Other Networks: IM with friends who use Windows Live™ Messenger, Reuters Messaging, and Lotus Sametime — right from Yahoo! Messenger.
File Transfer: Send files instantly to a friend while you IM (2 GB limit).
IM Forwarding to Mobile: When you sign out of Messenger, have new IMs sent to your phone as text messages.
Yahoo! Search: Start a web search right from your Yahoo! Messenger window.
Yahoo! Address Book: View and edit your Yahoo! Address Book information for your contacts right from Messenger.
Stealth/Privacy Settings: Make yourself appear online to some friends, and offline to others.
Call Forwarding: Have incoming calls to Messenger forwarded to another phone number, even if you're signed out (Phone Out account required).
Yahoo! Mail alerts: Get notified when new a new Yahoo! Mail message arrives.
Voicemail: When friends call you on Yahoo! Messenger, they can leave you a voicemail if you're unavailable.
Message Archiving: Maintain a private archive of your IM conversations.
Tabbed IM Windows: Reduce desktop clutter by organizing multiple conversations into a single window.
Buzz Alert: Get your friend's attention with a click of the Buzz button.
Yahoo! Updates: Get real-time updates in Yahoo! Messenger about what your friends are posting online, reviewing and generally buzzing about
Plug-ins: Add content, services and games to Messenger that you can enjoy on your own, or with friends while you IM.
Audibles: Send an animated, talking character to a friend to liven up your IM conversation.
Emoticons: Express your feelings with these animated, smiling faces.
Avatars: Represent yourself with a stylized, graphic image where you can choose the hair, clothing and more.
Display Images: Display an image to represent yourself to your friends.
Skins: Choose a different skin to give your IM world a new look.
IMVironments: Liven things up with interactive, themed backgrounds in the IM window.
Yahoo! Games: Play a game of pool, backgammon, checkers and more with a friend while you IM.
Custom Status Messages: Tell your friends what you're doing, seeing or feeling by customizing your online status message.
Custom Ringtones: Assign ringtones to different callers, or upload your own audio files to use.
Customizable Fonts & Colors: IM with a font, color and style that suits your personality.
Sound Effects & Soundtrack (During Voice Calls): Throw a sound effect in while you're on a call or upload a music file to play as a soundtrack in the background.
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- Click Download Now to begin downloading and installing Yahoo! Messenger 11.ver. 126.96.36.1994
- When prompted, save the .exe file to your desktop. Then double click the Yahoo! Messenger 11 file on your desktop to begin installation.