liquidx / works / iChat Unleash

A SIMBL Plugin for iChat to allow video conferencing for iMac and iBook G3 that are under 600MHz.

This code is made available as an illustration of a simple way to customize or override certain behaviour's in third party applications. For more information, read the two part blog posts about how this code came about:


  1. Mac OS X 10.4 ONLY
  2. SIMBL 0.8


  1. Extract and copy iChatUnleash.bundle into /User/[yourusername]/Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins/
  2. Restart iChat

To Uninstall, just remove /User/[yourusername]/Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins/iChatUnleash.bundle and restart iChat.


Source Code

If you would like to see the source code, you can get it from

Note: 1.1's source code is the same with just an updated version number check in the Info.plist.


The code is BSD licensed. Included mach_override is licensed under creative commons share-alike. I offer no warranty or responsibility this piece of software.