StatusNet Inc Launches Open Source StatusNet Desktop Client
Montreal, Wed, 30 June 2010 - StatusNet Inc. announced the launch of its Open Source multi-platform client StatusNet Desktop today. The new software runs on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows (2000/XP/Vista/Win7) and can connect to any StatusNet social messaging server.
"StatusNet Desktop gives our users a default, Web-standards-compliant desktop client," says StatusNet Inc. founder and CEO, Evan Prodromou. "Our enterprise and community customers want an easy way to stay connected from their desktop. They can count on the StatusNet name for a no-hassles, high-quality desktop social-messaging experience."
With StatusNet Desktop, anyone can connect to multiple StatusNet sites, including secure and private installations. It is simple to post new notices and replies, and view public, user, friends, replies, tag and group timelines. StatusNet Desktop lets you directly manage your user and group subscriptions, manage your inbox of direct messages, search for notices across all timelines and have an auto-refreshed timeline with new status updates.
StatusNet Desktop is built using Appcelerator Titanium that allows for more rapid development across platforms. StatusNet Client is licensed under the Apache 2 license with the code in a public place. Anyone may download, modify and help make StatusNet Desktop better.
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About StatusNet Inc.
StatusNet Inc, based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, provides the Open Source microblogging server StatusNet, popularly used on Identi.ca and thousands of other websites globally. The company provides support packages, custom development, and a hosted cloud service.