After running with Fire as my primary IM app for the best part of a year, its finally been usurped by Adium. After running the two in parallel I found I liked the cleaner interface of Adium over that of Fire. I’d tried Adium in the past and found I couldn’t take an app with a cute little duck as a mascot seriously, but Adium just seems more polished than Fire and seems to be vastly more customisable.
So is it iChat or is it Adium? thanks to the iChat AV Extra, it’s almost impossible to tell.