AIM 5.5

We're taking IM to the next level!

Now you can do even more with AOL Instant Messenger. We've added new features that will make messaging easier and even more fun.

  • Multiple Account Linking
  • Video Instant Messaging
New users: Get It Now
Existing users: Download
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What's New in AIM 5.5

Multiple AIM IdentitiesUse one Buddy ListŪ window for all your AIM identities!

Use more than one AIM Screen Name/Identity. At work you're LawyerLisa783, at home you're LisaHome783. With the new AIM service, sign-in once, and all your AIM Identities are online at the same time ... in the same Buddy List!

  • No multiple Buddy List windows crowding your desktop.
  • Access all your AIM Screen Names/Identities from one Buddy List at the same time!
  • Sign-on once, and all your AIM Screen Names/Identities are automatically logged on!
  • Send and receive IM's from any of your AIM Screen Names/Identities





See your buddies live using Video IM!

Now you can see and hear your buddies using AIM's new Video IM feature! Video IM adds a personal touch to any IM conversation, whether you're communicating with family and friends across the street or across the country!

Video IM

All you need is a webcam, microphone and broadband connection and you're ready to take your IM'ing to the next level with Video IM from AIM.

Note: Live Video IM requires a computer running Windows XP or Apple iChat AV version 2.1 or later, a webcam and microphone. Performance is better over a broadband connection or Local Area Network. You may not be able to use Video IM if you or your buddies are behind a firewall.

Existing AIM Features:

Find out what over 100 million people already know, that AIM is the easiest way to:

  • Receive email alerts
  • Send instant messages
  • Share photos, pictures and sounds
  • Chat with friends and family or people with similar interests
  • Stay on top of the news

System Requirements

  • Windows: Windows 98/ME, WinNT4/2000/XP
  • IE 5.0 or higher
  • Video IM requires Window XP