Messages is practically iChat 6.o renamed and allows users to connect to AIM, Yahoo!, Google Talk and Jabber. Everyone can download for free the new application in the beta version from Apple. They said users must experience “a taste of what’s coming in OS X Mountain Lion” for waiting eagerly for the new operating system to be launched.
Just like iOS devices, now Mac has come with the possibility of sending photos, videos, documents and contacts. Apple seeks to make everything more close to the iOS app so there exists a bond between Mac and iOS users. That’s one of the main reasons of Mac’s attempt to experience Notes, Calendar and Contacts.
iMessages permits connection with the iOS 5 gadgets so if you establish a conversation on your Mac and are in a hurry, you can very easily keep it up on your iPhone or iPad. FaceTime is not replaced by Messages, it allows switching to it right in Messages for making the conversation face-to-face.