ICQ is the original Instant Messaging tool plus so much more. ICQ is a real and dynamic global community, a place to connect with like-minded peers through a wide variety of communication, content and service features.
ICQ offers an innovative communication experience and enables quick and simple interaction among users across all communication platforms. It also offers a suite of digital and mobile communication tools available today, all integrated in a single message window.
Chat with Facebook friends
Add your Facebook friends to your contact list and chat with them while their online in Facebook directly from your ICQ
Get updates from social networks and chat with Facebook friends directly from your ICQ
Update your status and share your favorite links and images through the new ICQ status box
Pictures of yourself and others with the new ICQ picture sharing tool
ICQ Open Xtraz
ICQ Open Xtraz are web based applications (such as games, gadgets and tools). Open Xtraz are developed by ICQ users to create a more personal and vibrant experience within the global ICQ community. Open Xtraz can be downloaded, accessed and shared by ICQ users. If you're up for it, go ahead and develop your own Open
Messaging History Tool
The new history settings tool allows you to access your ICQ messaging history with each and every contact. You can also access your history from the message window.
The new interface offers easy navigation and full support of your searches, whether youre looking for a word, a phrase, group chat, an emoticon or a tZer. All history is chronological and is automatically saved. The built-in filters will assist you to quickly find what you need.
New Message Window
The renewed message window now offers easier access to your favorite communication options so you can quickly move from chat to SMS, and from audio call to video chat.
You can also access your messaging history, add more friends and start a multi chat or simply invite them to play on the ICQ online game center all from the messaging window.
Get email notifications to your ICQ from your Gmail, Yahoo! Mail and Mail.ru accounts.
From now on you can synchronize your mail.ru, Gmail and Yahoo! Mail accounts to receive your email notifications directly to ICQ. The notifications tab on ICQ also allows you to see who responded to your online activity in social networks.
ICQ 7.4 offers the comfort of choosing your status even when you are invisible to some of your contacts. You can easily enter your visibility lists and decide which contact will see you as offline if you chose the "invisible" status. While you are invisible to some, you can switch between the different invisible options and decide whether the other contacts that can see you will see you as online, busy or away.
Search for new contacts and friends of friends, to see who your mutual friends are!
The new layout makes it easier to find the contact you were looking for, and lets you know who your mutual friends are. The new layout also offers you other friends you may know, and helps you broaden your social circle.
Now you have advanced search options to help you filter out unwanted or inaccurate results. You can also send a message and start a chat directly from the search result.
Take a Picture
The new ICQ 7.4 offers a simpler way to update your profile picture just click on your profile picture to edit it and choose whether you want to take a photo using your webcam, upload one from your files or choose an avatar from the gallery.
You can also do quick check-ups for your audio and video devices to make sure the camera, the microphone and the speakers are set properly.