Almost, any type of file allowed.
Recently released beta Messages for OS X is the new way for sending files to your iOS devices without complications
A few days ago, Apple released the beta version of Messages, the new App for OS X that replaces iChat and is able to communicate with iOS devices which runs iMessage (All of them with iOS 5 installed). Now we know that this app allows to send almost any type of file to our devices. This is, we can send a .pdf and the Safari web browser will open it, send a video and the iDevice will play it and so on.
According to iClarified:
Check the video below and if interested, you can find the Messages App beta for OS X in the links too.
OFFICIAL SITE: http://appldnld.apple.com/MessagesBeta/041-4274.20120216.z5km/MessagesBeta.dmg
NEWS SOURCE: Messages Beta (via) iClarified
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