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Google Talk Gadget

The Google Talk Gadget is a browser-based instant messaging client for the Google Talk network. It’s compatible with all platforms, and is supported by the following browsers:

  • IE 5.5+ (Windows)
  • Firefox 0.8+ (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Safari 1.2.4+ (Mac)
  • Netscape 7.1+ (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Mozilla 1.4+ (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Opera 8+ (Windows, Mac, Linux)

The gadget currently supports a number of the features available in the downloadable client, as well as some features that are unique:

  • chatting
  • group chat
  • voice calls (if the downloadable client is also running)
  • inline video and slideshow sharing
  • chat history (with a Gmail account)

The Google Talk Gadget can be embedded into a webpage or into any iGoogle page, or can be launched as a pop-out. Its appearance can also be customized with CSS.

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