WackyB Yahoo! Messenger Skin Maker is a unique new way for creating and distributing cool new skins for your favorite instant messenger. Creating your skin couldn't be simpler.. simply adjust the sliders and watch the results instantly in the live preview window.
Give your skin a name and you are ready to roll.... To install your skin hit the 'Generate Skin' button and you will find your new creation from the change skin menu in messenger, Simple as that!
Want to share your new skin? Register to enable the 'Create Skin File' button, letting your friends install the same great skin. Registration also removes the 'WackyB.co.nz' text from your skins title and skin name (for your own and when you distribute your skin to others!) as well as supporting development of this and other cool utilities!
You get full control over you colour scheme, adjust the hue slider to select your colour and the saturation slider to control the intensity. When you have the basics looking how you want you can go ahead and tweak the font colour to match or contrast with your selection. Fine tune the colours with the last set of controls, here you can blend colours and add background colours to the text area and friends list.
Screen Shot of WackyB Yahoo! Instant Messenger Skin Maker
WackyB YIM Skin Maker has the following main features:
• Skins compatible with v8 of Yahoo! Messenger and above
• Create an almost unlimited number of messenger skins
• Simple to use, Slider adjustments for all configurations
• Adjust font colour separately to blend or contrast
• Option to colour friends list background and text input box
• Super compact! File size is only 148Kb, This is smaller than most zip files of messenger skins but includes not only your own skin design but also the same full preview editor! when you use WackyB YIM Skin Maker to distribute your skin.
• Create easy to distribute install files for your new skins with one button press.
• Installer defaults to common Yahoo Messenger install directory with option to change for alternate locations.
Example of various other skin themes created with WackyB YIM Skin Maker
The best way to see how it works is to download the trial version below and take it for a run yourself or you can download some of the skin distribution files used in the examples above to check out what's possible and how your self install files will look for others when you send them to friends...
• WackyB-YIM_Skin-Cherry Red.exe
• WackyB-YIM_Skin-Ocean Blue.exe
• WackyB-YIM_Skin-Minty Green.exe
• WackyB-YIM_Skin-Summer Yellow.exe
• WackyB-YIM_Skin-Ultra Purple.exe
Upgrade features :
Registered users get to use WackyB YIM Skin Maker without the start up delay screen. You will be able to create skins ready to distribute and your skins will not contain the WackyB.co.nz text on the title bar or the WackyB text to the skin name.
see our forum thread Create cool new skins for Yahoo! Messenger v8 with WackyB YIM Skin Maker for more information
Want something more? want textured skins?
check out YIM Skin Maker PLUS++