Tuesday, December 14, 2010

[HOW TO] Turn Off Ads in Digsby’s Latest Version

Digsby recently updated their Multi-Platform IM client with a new revenue system where they get to flash Ads at the bottom off your Chat Window. Though, this is non-intrusive it doesn’t let you reduce the width of the Window (since the ads become illegible that way).

To turn off the Advertisements hit Ctrl+P when you are in Digsby and choose the ‘Conversations’ tab. Now uncheck ‘Support Digsby development by showing an ad in the IM Window.’

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Though the Ads are brilliantly placed the animated ones are distractive. Even worse, you can’t reduce the Window size. It’ll be interesting to see Text Ads instead of Image based ones.

Finally, If you are willing to pay for an ad-free version of Digsby send an email request to features@digsby.com