With the release of ICQ 6, finally a major update to ICQ IM client has materialized. Some features and enhancements in ICQ 6 include:
- Improved and streamlined user interface built from the ground up using AOL’s new rendering engine, Boxely (the same rendering engine used in AIM Triton).
- Quick IM which enables users to send messages to contacts without opening a message window.
- Easy access simple navigation between unread incoming messages.
- 2-way SMS.
- Tabbed conversations (ICQ calls it grouped conversations).
- New and improved search history of messages, files, and calls with History Miner.
- Search capabilities through contacts, on ICQ, and on the web.
- Sound clips were produced and augmented by the psychedelic trance duo Infected Mushroom.
- New interface for voice calls.
- Total preferences control.
- Quicker & easier way to send files.
Direct download link for
ICQ 6. More information about ICQ here.
Update: ICQ 6 is obsolete with newer version available.