Apple introduced Messages in Mac OS X Mountain Lion developer preview, and the beta version of app is now available for general public for testing.
When users will install Beta Messages on Mac, it will replace iChat whereas iChat services will continue to work and Messages will bring iMessages to Mac.
- Send unlimited iMessages to any Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.*
- Start an iMessage conversation on your Mac and continue it on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
- Send photos, videos, attachments, contacts, locations, and more.
- Launch a FaceTime video call and bring the conversation face-to-face.
- Messages supports iMessage, AIM, Yahoo!, Google Talk, and Jabber accounts.
Download Messages Beta for Mac