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Welcome to tickertape.org

Tickertape.org is the home of tickertape text messaging via the Elvin event router. Tickertape is an evolution of instant messaging (IM) that integrates text messaging into the desktop. It combines the traditional forum-based chat service provided by popular IM clients with automated broadcast announcements such as news feeds.

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Tinkle 1.1.0 released [June 11, 2010]

Lots of consolidation to make more usable. See the release notes and project page for more information. You can download it from here.

Tinkle 1.0.0 released [January 4, 2010]

Initial public release of a new tickertape client for Mac. You can download it from here.

aquatik 1.7.1 released [February 18, 2009]

Properly support tickertape V3.0 protocol (thanks to patch from Matthew Phillips). All users are advised to upgrade to this release. You can download it from here.

xtickertape 2.0 released [March 10, 2009]

Only nine years after the 1.6.6 release, the last non-prerelease of xtickertape, comes the 2.0 release. The changes since 1.6.6 are too numerous to mention here, but many bugs have been fixed since 2.0rc1, most notably xtickertape no longer crashes when reloading keys and groups. Only packaging tweaks since the internal-only 2.0rc2 release. [download]

Sticker 3.1.0 final released [Feb 6, 2009]

The final release of Sticker version 3.1 is now available. This release fixes a bug in changing presence groups in Avis, and corrects a number of minor user interface glitches on Mac OS X and Linux. See the release notes for a full list of changes. You can download it from here.

Sticker 3.1.0 release candidate 2 released [Feb 27, 2007]

The second release candidate of Sticker version 3.1 is now available. This release adds support for Intel Macs and should fix the remaining serious peformance bugs on Mac OS X. It also includes a minor UI refresh for Windows and Unix users. See the release notes for a full list of changes. You can download it from here.

aquatik 1.5.1 released [November 18, 2005]

Now with Growl support: aquatik will optionally install Growl and emit growl notifications for further display options. Growl display options are individually configurable for each Chat and News channel. You can download it from here.

aquatik 1.4 released [October 23, 2005]

Fixes some important bugs and supports tickertape v3 formats. All users are advised to upgrade to this release. You can download it from here.

Sticker 3.1.0 release candidate 1 released [June 29, 2005]

The first release candidate of Sticker version 3.1 is now available. This release should fix most outstanding bugs and adds a number of small but handy features. It also significantly improves support for Mac OS X and Linux and should now be fully functional on those platforms. See the release notes for a full list of changes. You can download it from here.

tick 2.0.8 released [October 10, 2004]

Now BSD licensed and supports tickertape v3 formats

Sticker 3.1.0 beta 2 released [October 1, 2004]

The second beta release of Sticker version 3.1 is now available. This fixes a serious bug in 3.1.0b1 and is a highly recommended update for all beta users. Please see the release notes for a list of changes. You can download it from here.

Sticker 3.1.0 beta 1 released [September 6, 2004]

The first beta release of Sticker version 3.1 is now available. Please see the release notes for a list of changes since 3.0.0. You can download it from here.

Sticker 3.0.0 released [December 8, 2003]

We are pleased to announce the final release of Sticker version 3.0.0. Please see the release notes for a list of changes since the beta 2 release. Download it from here.