Conceited Software (http://conceitedsoftware.com) has announced Linkinus 2.2, an update of the chat app for Mac OS X. The upgrade boasts improved overall performance and CPU usage, a multi-line input field: a more responsive channel listing, better support for /who and /names, revamped IRC identities and updated styles.
Linkinus provides a social IRC experience, featuring embedded media, short URL expansion, message starring, combined chats, emoticons, and more. You can assign colors to chat participants, group consecutive messages into a unique block, customizing emoticons, smart scrolling, put the spotlight on specific channel users, jump to highlights and being alerted of relevant content automatically.
Linkinus 2.2 requires Mac OS X 10.6 or greater and costs approximately US$27. A 15-day free trial is available. Student, multi-user, and 1.x upgrade discounts are also available.