ICQ Lite has all the essential features of the full version of ICQ. You can message people, exchange files, send SMS messages, do voice chat, and meet people. It also includes multilingual support, the ability to save your chat histories, and a typing indicator that shows when a contact is typing you a message. In addition to familiar features such as chat, SMS messaging, and file-transfer capabilities, ICQ also includes Xtraz, which allow you to send personalized greeting cards, apply custom icons to your buddies, play online games, and customize your shortcuts panel for one-click access to all your favorite features.
Audio & Video
With the new ICQ 7.5 you can have a live Video-chat with friends!
The newly improved Audio and Video service offers the ability to stay in touch with friends using all the comfortable ways to communicate – video chat, audio calls and instant messaging
The moods are back!
Now you can select the mood of your choice and personalize your ICQ.
The new ICQ Moods Gallery presents over 80 moods, including the old familiar moods and new ones so you can customize your ICQ with what you like.
Get quick and easy access to your messaging history and see your past correspondence with every one of your ICQ contacts.
With the easy to use filters in the new messaging history tool you can now search for words, phrases, group chats, emoticons and tZers.
Add your Facebook Friends to your contact list and chat with them directly from your ICQ.
Take a Picture
A simpler way to update your profile picture – just click on your profile picture to edit it.
Search for new contacts and friends of friends, and see who your mutual friends are!
The new layout also offers you other friends you may know, and helps you broaden your social circle. With the advanced search options on ICQ you can filter out unwanted or inaccurate results, and then start a chat directly from the search results window.