At the time of the version 3.0 release AIM had around 45 million registered users and updates included a buddy icon or avatar to represent you online, an auto-connect feature which reconnects you to the AIM service if you are disconnected from the internet and improved UI.
AIM 5.x versions introduced voice and video chat, brand new UI and supported the Apple i Chat service.
AIM's popularity declined steeply at the end of the decade, and its fall has often been compared with other once-popular internet services such as My Space.
This does not include other instant messaging software related to or developed by AOL, such as ICQ and i Chat.
Once you are signed in to AOL Desktop, users can access the AIM Chat directory by navigating to the "Community" menu item, and selecting "Chat Room Listings" to continue.
Another shortcut is to use AOL keyword: Chat Room Listings for a full directory of AIM Chat rooms.
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AOL Instant Messenger 1.0 was released in 1997 and became an instant hit.
Its features were new to the internet world with instant real-time messaging, contact lists and alert notifications when friends came online.
AIM 2.0 perfected the first release with file sharing and chat room messaging.
When prompted, enter your AIM screenname and password to continue.
There is no charge for AIM chat room users to use AOL Desktop, as long as you bring your own internet connection.