Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion brings a lot of new features to the table. It’s the future of instant messaging, for one thing, and probably more than a few other things as well.

But with the update, Apple’s also moving to push some of the apps you use—and love—to the wayside like so much rubbish. Here’s what’s at the top of the OS X Mountain Lion hit list.

Adium & AIM

Most folks probably ditched the plain old AIM client for iChat or Adium ages ago, but Messages obliterates any reason for hanging onto it. Adium’s also under the gun, since its main selling points were its Growl compatibility and easy-to-navigate cross-platform logs. The new Messages has Notification Center banners and an embedded hub to nullify Adium’s Growl integration. And if you’re a log-fiend, then syncing from mobile devices to your desktop is a really nice addition. [read]

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