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Tinkle is a tickertape and presence client for Mac OS X (10.5 and later). In a slightly heretical move, it does not actually provide a tickertape-style scrolling display.

What Tinkle does provide:

Tinkle for iPhone

There is also a companion version of Tinkle for iPhone (iPhone OS 3.1 and later). Tinkle for iPhone has basic presence roster support and simple tickertape text messaging. It is available for a minimal fee from the iTunes App Store.




June 11, 2010 Tinkle 1.1.0 released Release Notes
May 22, 2010 Tinkle 1.0 for iPhone released
Jan 4, 2010 Tinkle 1.0.0 released Release Notes


Tinkle is available under the GPLv3 license. A source download will be available soon.

Tinkle uses the LGPLv3-licensed Avis C client library from the Avis project to interact with Elvin.


Tinkle is developed by Matthew Phillips.