Paltalk for Macintosh… PLEASE!!!

stellarcomics

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Paltalk;
If you're reading this board; make a f--ckin' version for MACINTOSH… Please!!!
Get to it!

Thanks!

(Yeah, I know, the Mac Guy is a douche).
 

NotSoFast

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Oh nooooo....you Mac guys always say your Macs can do anything our PC's can do. Go fuck yourself mister anti-establishment. ;)
 

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Paltalk is built on the .NET framework (Microsoft's proprietary programming language), which means mo mac version, without a complete re-write from scratch.

Somehow, I don't see Paltalk switching everything they've worked on for 10% of the market share anytime soon.
 

stellarcomics

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I would just like to be able to run it without having to go into Parallels first. It's a pain in the ass, and we all know how great Paltalk is.

And you'd think Paltalk would re-write it to get away from Microsoft's proprietary framework. I'm sure that isn't cheap or without strings from MS. I'm just guessing about that part.
 

Biff Hardslab

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Macs can't run Paltalk?

I can't think of a better reason to own one. Lucky bastards.

I had it for a month to see what all the hub-bub was about. You're not missing anything. Show members reading the newspaper, and e-celebrities monitoring your every word.
 

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Macs can't run Paltalk?

I can't think of a better reason to own one. Lucky bastards.

I had it for a month to see what all the hub-bub was about. You're not missing anything. Show members reading the newspaper, and e-celebrities monitoring your every word.
You were in the wrong rooms then. It can be cool if you're on with the right bunch of people. The show rooms just end up being 400 guys begging 3 girls to WOW, which can be annoying. But if you're in one of the good rooms its just a bunch of people who like to shoot the shit and goof on each other.
 

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They can't even get it to run properly on Vista, never mind a completely different OS.
 

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I think your best option would be to buy this:

CrossOver: Mac

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Don the Radio Guy

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They can't even get it to run properly on Vista, never mind a completely different OS.
Ran alright on Vista for me. I never had a single problem with Vista other than it being unreasonably slow. But Paltalk wasn't any worse than anything else.
 

HumpX

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I'm not suggesting it won't run at all, it just runs like shit. For instance, if I run it for an hour and then attempt to open a second room window it will start chugging horribly requiring a re-boot. It shows all the symptoms of a memory leak. Keep in mind I'm running 4 gigs of PC/6400 RAM, using an Intel Duo Core 2 6750e along with a GeForce 8800GTS 640mb, so system power isn't an issue.

From what I've been told it is essentially the same code they've been using since 97'. It would explain a lot of it were true.
 

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I'm not suggesting it won't run at all, it just runs like shit. For instance, if I run it for an hour and then attempt to open a second room window it will start chugging horribly requiring a re-boot. It shows all the symptoms of a memory leak. Keep in mind I'm running 4 gigs of PC/6400 RAM, using an Intel Duo Core 2 6750e along with a GeForce 8800GTS 640mb, so system power isn't an issue.

From what I've been told it is essentially the same code they've been using since 97'. It would explain a lot of it were true.
Paltalk is horribly coded, I don't think anyone would dispute that. But Paltalk can't swtich now, otherwise it would be tough to make the new version backwardly compatible.
 

stellarcomics

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Did you get Vista to run thru Parallels? I haven't tried that yet…