ICQ

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 10693 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.7
  • Total Downloads:
    167,438,367
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 15, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    32.09MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    125
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #35 in Chat

Editors' Review

+

This venerable chat client upgrades with a retooled look and enough Preference control to satisfy even the most obsessive fans of customization. ICQ 6.5 includes video, audio, and text chat modes in a strong push to make the app the most versatile chat client around.

Audio chatting was smooth and painless, although that depends on user connection, of course. There's also a new Quick IM feature that allows you to send a text chat from within your contact list. The text window is only one line high, but perfectly sized if you're just shooting off a quick note.

Many of the notable plug-ins have been folded into the new version as standard features. Standard fare in ICQ now includes SMS messaging and the Flash-movie tZers as well as alerts and skins. Consequentially, the quick-loading app has a larger footprint. Ad banners are nonexistent except in the built-in games, and all text chat histories are automatically saved. Some features, like Push2Talk, seem to have been phased out of the new version, and customizing tZers is no longer an option. Also, the Help option is non-functional in this release.

Despite a few minor setbacks, there are too many improvements to keep ICQ down. Other notable additions include split-screen compatibility, IM forwarding, and integrated Google searching. In enhancing its already rich feature set, ICQ has definitely increased its standing among its many competitors.

 
read more +

Publisher's Description

+
 
read more +
User Reviews
+
  • Current Version

    1.0

    out of 1 votes

    • 5 star 0
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    4.0

    out of 10693 votes

    • 5 star 5843
    • 4 star 2080
    • 3 star 1179
    • 2 star 464
    • 1 star 1127
  • My rating

    0 stars

    Write review

Results 1–1 of 1

1 stars

"Beware Spyware and Changes to your Browser."

December 31, 2011  |  By hypockets

 |  Version: ICQ 7.7

Pros

Uninstalled minutes after installing.

Cons

Spyware/Malware

Summary

Might be great software but I uninstalled it after it changed my browser settings.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (1)  

Results 1–1 of 1

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for ICQ
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update Your Review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.
Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

 
see all reviews +

Full Specifications

+
What's new in version 7.7
Version 7.7 added a new feature to log in to ICQ with your facebook account. Stay in touch with your Facebook and Google+ friends.
General
Publisher ICQ
Publisher web site http://www.icq.com/
Release Date November 09, 2011
Date Added November 15, 2011
Version 7.7
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Chat
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 32.09MB
File Name icq_rfrset.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 167,438,367
Downloads Last Week 125
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

Add to my list Report a problem
 
read more +

More Products to Consider

Close[x]

Submit a problem report for ICQ

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

Problem:

The Download.com Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software

Other

Description:

Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report

Close[x]

Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

OK