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ICQ
ICQ
3.0.32927
2.3
0.0
ICQ free download for Mac

ICQ for Mac

18 July 2021

Chat client.

What is ICQ for Mac

ICQ ("I seek you"), is a once-popular program that notifies you in real-time when friends or colleagues are online. Once they are online, you can send them messages, chat, play games, exchange files, and more.

The "New ICQ" includes:

  • Facebook Chat - Add your Facebook friends to your contact list and chat with them directly from ICQ
  • Messaging History - View your messaging history with friends directly from the contact list or the message window
  • Status Update - Update your ICQ status and post it to Facebook and twitter with a click of a button
  • Share Videos - Send your friends YouTube videos while chatting with them and easily view them in the message window

What's new in ICQ

Version 3.0.32927:
  • Text formatting: Make text bold, italic, underline, monospaced, strikethrough, or add a link to the text
  • Drafts: A draft is created for an unsent message and duplicated on all your devices. A chat with such a message rises in the list of recent chats
  • Alert about a disabled microphone when making a call. If you start speaking with the microphone off, the application will show you an alert and offer to turn on the microphone for a short time while holding down the Space key or permanently using the ctrl (cmd) + shift + A keys
  • "Show notifications when the application is active" setting in Settings → Notifications
  • Bugfix and improvements
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Sid_Sid
Sid_Sid
May 25 2021
3.0.32393
4.0
May 25 2021
4.0
Version: 3.0.32393
Messaging History- really useful app for me!
Scion777
Scion777
Mar 26 2021
3.0.31744
0.0
Mar 26 2021
0.0
Version: 3.0.31744
MacUpdate Admins - it's time to BAN this software. The U.S. gov't, the UK gov't, etc., have all said this is Russian spyware!!!!!!!!!
Dp-G4-450guy
Dp-G4-450guy
Nov 24 2020
3.0.30040
0.0
Nov 24 2020
0.0
Version: 3.0.30040
Google now alerts you if you log in with this software as a potential security threat. About damned time.
Gog4
Gog4
Oct 6 2020
3.0.29220
1.0
Oct 6 2020
1.0
Version: 3.0.29220
Who uses this anymore???
Scion777
Scion777
Jul 12 2020
3.0.27953
0.0
Jul 12 2020
0.0
Version: 3.0.27953
RUSSIAN SYWARE! Do NOT use - you would be out of your mind to put this crap on your machine! Read the other reviews, read the various online reports - AVOID !!
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 15 2020
3.0.27790
2.0
Jun 15 2020
2.0
Version: 3.0.27790
I personally would NOT use ICQ for professional purposes. There is plenty of evidence that Russian authorities have been able to collect data from it for prosecutorial purposes. Also, its website programming is a mess, which doesn't bode well for the app. On some Mac hardware it has a reputation for crashing. Obviously, justified paranoia will continue on into the future. - - HOWEVER: • It's entirely Open Source. • 'ICQ New', referring to the current version, offers what it calls 'End-to-End Encryption. • It's currently attempting to compete with Zoom for video conferencing. • It still Apple approved. • This version does not contain any known malware, I personally checked. • It continues to be popular on both Mac and iOS in much of the world. - - CONCLUSION: Do NOT do any critical work using ICQ. Despite its claims, don't expect it to be entirely private. ⭐ But for casual use, it continues to be fine and innocuous.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 15 2020
3.0.27790
2.0
Jun 15 2020
2.0
Version: 3.0.27790
I personally would NOT use ICQ for professional purposes. There is plenty of evidence that Russian authorities have been able to collect data from it for prosecutorial purposes. Also, its website programming is a mess, which doesn't bode well for the app. On some Mac hardware it has a reputation for crashing. - - HOWEVER: • It's entirely Open Source. • 'ICQ New', referring to the current version, offers what it calls 'End-to-End Encryption. • It's currently attempting to compete with Zoom for video conferencing. • It still Apple approved. • This version does not contain any known malware, I personally checked. • It continues to be popular on both Mac and iOS is much of the world. - - CONCLUSION: Do NOT do any critical work using ICQ. Despite its claims, don't expect it to be entirely private. ⭐ But for casual use, it continues to be fine and innocuous. Obviously, justified paranoia will continue on into the future.
Scion777
Scion777
Apr 23 2020
3.0.27060
0.0
Apr 23 2020
0.0
Version: 3.0.27060
AVOID. WARNING. Despite several attempts to get MacUpdate to REMOVE all listings for ICQ since it became Russian spyware, they keep listing it. READ all recent technical evaluations of it so you get the picture of what is going on with this software NOW. DO NOT INSTALL!!!
scion777-1
scion777-1
Dec 11 2019
3.0.24385
0.0
Dec 11 2019
0.0
Version: 3.0.24385
MacUpdate Admins! Did you see the news report last week REQUIRING that Russian Federation citizens install this software on their computers? It has been totally re-written by RF gov't officials and is no longer safe to use. ICQ is now MALWARE and should be delisted from MacUpdate!!!
GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Nov 19 2019
3.0.24385
1.5
Nov 19 2019
1.5
Version: 3.0.24385
I can only share that this 'application' stopped to have a meaning like almost all the chats by the time the profiles are practically banned and there is no more any search engine to find who could match, in location, interest, school, age or whatever that can describe person BUT listen here the PARANOIDS who are SO MUCH PARANOID to 'feel safe' using u.s.a. 'applications' goes ahead the ridicolous and falls in the pathology!
cinam
cinam
Nov 6 2019
3.0.24385
1.0
Nov 6 2019
1.0
Version: 3.0.24385
Хотите, что бы ваши данные сливались напрямую в ФСБ? И поверх самого приложения была куча не нужной ерунды? - тогда смело можно пользоваться этой поделкой. ICQ - RIP в 2010 году. ((
zlazkow
zlazkow
Nov 6 2019
3.0.24385
4.0
Nov 6 2019
4.0
Version: 3.0.24385
ICQ is an Israeli developed software, changed few hands over time and now owned by a Russian Company. Contrary to well known spyware giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and many other american spy-cartels, not a single Hi-Tech software company in Russia has ever spied on anybody. The accusations posted here are false, fake. Even if some of Russian HiTech companies were involved in data mining, it was done internally in Russia, and on very specific companies, which has been very normal in the last 100 years spying on your competitors, all around the world.
Scion777
Scion777
Nov 6 2019
3.0.24385
0.0
Nov 6 2019
0.0
Version: 3.0.24385
DO NOT USE. MacUpdate keeps listing this despite so many user warnings.
Dp-G4-450guy
Dp-G4-450guy
Oct 9 2019
3.0.23938
0.0
Oct 9 2019
0.0
Version: 3.0.23938
Again-BEWARE. This product was exposed several times in the media as being exploited (aka spying) by the Putin-regime's government of the Russian Federation. DO NOT USE.
Scion777
Scion777
Aug 11 2019
3.0.22949
0.0
Aug 11 2019
0.0
Version: 3.0.22949
A huge no-no! This is screaming at any user: SPYWARE! The Russian government has been shown in the press to be using this application to spy on businesses and private communications of 'important' people. DO NOT INSTALL!
Simty
Simty
Apr 26 2019
3.0.20772
0.5
Apr 26 2019
0.5
Version: 3.0.20772
Nobody with any level of responsibility should be installing Russian or Chinese applications, it's far too dangerous. MacUpdate should help us in this regard by indicating (as best as possible) the country of origin associated with software listings.
Scion777
Scion777
Dec 29 2018
3.0.18608
0.0
Dec 29 2018
0.0
Version: 3.0.18608
MACUPDATE ADMINS - considering how this app was mentioned in several newpaper stories of being used by the Putin regime to track/spy - shouldn't this be declared malware and just banned?
GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Apr 23 2018
3.0.14230
1.5
Apr 23 2018
1.5
Version: 3.0.14230
Isn’t surprising to see applications (once ‘programs) fall behind the startng point at their birth, like Skype (now a not funny joke, compared at what was version 2.8)and this one, or fallen in the oblivion of a fulgid past, like Yahoo, the total disaster and failure caused by a heap of bigots who were fighting any kind of acquaintance between users (like NOW icq (I will write it again caoitalized when it will DESERVE it!) and Skype, leaving to Facebook the monopole of the socials? Now the name itself lost totally its original meaning because, even if You Seek Him,… you will never FIND him, now that any search between users is impossible! By the way, even here nobody cares about this 'fake-ICQ', such a shame for who is already disgusted by Skype's lost of any dignity!
GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Apr 13 2018
3.0.14154
1.5
Apr 13 2018
1.5
Version: 3.0.14154
still: "An error occurred in retrieving update information. Please try again later."
GianMarco.Tavazzani
GianMarco.Tavazzani
Mar 22 2018
3.0.13754
1.5
Mar 22 2018
1.5
Version: 3.0.13754
Facebook chat???? I don't think so; there is no way to add a Facebook contact like on Trillian!
valgrey
valgrey
Feb 17 2018
3.0.13443
4.0
Feb 17 2018
4.0
Version: 3.0.13443
I've been using this app for a very long time.
angijordan
angijordan
Feb 16 2018
3.0.13443
2.5
Feb 16 2018
2.5
Version: 3.0.13443
Oh my! ICQ is right now too old, isn't it? We have better apps for those purposes
Scion777
Scion777
Feb 15 2018
3.0.13434
0.0
Feb 15 2018
0.0
Version: 3.0.13434
Considering the danger of the Russian gov't implementing malware via this app, like NoPeyta, I would suggest to the MacUpdate administrators that they remove the listing for this product.
Jminnihan
Jminnihan
Oct 29 2017
3.0.11407
0.5
Oct 29 2017
0.5
Version: 3.0.11407
Not only ICQ is now under Russian control, it is the primary method by which Command and Control instructions are sent and received in a malware or rootkit process. Don't install on a Mac if you don't want to be the target of these nefarious deeds.
Derision
Derision
Feb 18 2017
3.0.8042
0.5
Feb 18 2017
0.5
Version: 3.0.8042
ICQ on the Mac was never top-notch. Way back when, it was a questionable, buggy, hobbled Carbon application under OS9 and X. You couldn't do much with it: file transfers worked maybe twice, ever, and doing anything but the most simple of things was nigh unto impossible. Then it went away for a bit. The developers actually said that they had no intention of making an updated Mac client. But it came back -- under new ownership, I'm given to believing -- and came out with... this. This is not like the old, crusty Carbon ICQ. This is less an application and more like something you'd put ointment on. It's wonky, it works sometimes, there's just something about it that smells a little... off. If talking to the three or four people that still use ICQ is really, really, really important to you, then by all means, have at it. But if you're not... there're are way better ways of communicating. Like the postal service. Or smoke signals.
Jess-MacUpdate
Jess-MacUpdate
Jul 28 2015
1.3.8
0.0
Jul 28 2015
0.0
Version: 1.3.8
While updating the listing to 1.3.9, ClamXav flagged the download as infected with Osx.adware.macvx. This might have been a false-positive, but please take care if updating your installation of ICQ. Anyone else testing the download for infection is welcome to let us know the results at updates@macupdate.com. This listing will not be updated until the download can be confirmed free from virus or adware/malware.
Sanchai
Sanchai
Aug 14 2014
1.3.5
0.5
Aug 14 2014
0.5
Version: 1.3.5
ICQ 1.3.5 is similar to 1.3.4. It crash every time when ICQ is started up. In 1.3.5, after the crash, WhenI I restart ICQ again, a bug report window pop up. I report the bug and also send crash log to ICQ development team. I have to revert to 1.3.2, which can be downloaded from ICQ web site. this version 1.3.2 work fine. Fix please ICQ. This problem is so simple and you should see this when you debug the code
Sanchai
Sanchai
Aug 3 2014
1.3.4
0.5
Aug 3 2014
0.5
Version: 1.3.4
Crash when startup after updated to 1.3.4. Please note that Macupdate link give you the old 1.3.2 version. And the same 1.3.2 version is there on both ICQ webpage and MAS. If you use version 1.3.2 download from ICQ, check for update will prompt you to update to 1.3.4 After update, ICQ 1.3.4 no longer work. It crash on startup (my Mac is a RMBP 15 inches mid 2012 running OSX 10.9.5 seed 13F7) and Safari 7.1 seed 2. I have to revert back to 1.3.2 from MAS that work fine I have filed a bug report to ICQ, No response so far. This is why ICQ is getting less and less popular this day
Macs-Pain
Macs-Pain
Jul 22 2014
1.3.2
0.0
Jul 22 2014
0.0
Version: 1.3.2
Oh, an up-to-date ICQ client! Unfortunately 10 years to late...
Sanchai
Sanchai
Jan 3 2014
1.1.2
0.5
Jan 3 2014
0.5
Version: 1.1.2
Hey, there is no version 1.1.2. The link to download and alo ICQ site offer 1.1.0. So this is a bad match. fix please Misha
Beamy
Beamy
Oct 25 2013
1.0.964
0.0
Oct 25 2013
0.0
Version: 1.0.964
The new version is ICQ 1.0.2 and it does not require AdobeAir. I tried it with MacOS 10.7 and it works nicely. Download Link: http://download.icq.com/download/mac/ :)
Zeitkind
Zeitkind
Jun 8 2011
3.4
4.0
Jun 8 2011
4.0
Version: 3.4
This oooold version still runs on 10.6.7 and rarely crashed over the past 8 years.. There is a new official Mac-version based on Adobe AIR, but it doesn't import my old databases (history), so I keep up using this old one for now. The old version has_no_ gimmicks at all, it is a straight text-based messenger and that's what I want. No web 2.0 fuzz, no multi-feature bastard. That's why I was never jealous about the "feature-rich" Windows version..
Guest
Guest
May 26 2011
3.4
0.0
May 26 2011
0.0
Version: 3.4
ICQ for MacOS 9 and MacOS X Version 3.4 Beta 16 released date: July 30, 2003 and now, 8 years later once can say that the further development apparently was discontinued.
Beamy
Beamy
May 25 2009
3.4
0.0
May 25 2009
0.0
Version: 3.4
ICQ 3.4 was released in 2002... When do we Mac users finally get a decent recent version ? :-(
Timgoeree
Timgoeree
Jun 2 2006
3.4
0.0
Jun 2 2006
0.0
Version: 3.4
Why can't we get e decent version of ICQ? No audio, no video, no universal binary. Even ICQ2go is better than the Mac version.
Guest
Guest
Apr 12 2006
3.4
0.0
Apr 12 2006
0.0
Version: 3.4
The application doesn't open properly. OS 10.4.6, dual G5... it recognizes that it's an App, but it has the standard 'application' icon, and opens by default in textedit as a bunch of jumbled code.
umaromc
umaromc
Dec 20 2005
3.4
3.3
Dec 20 2005
3.3
Version: 3.4
Dang! PCs get version 5... we get crumbs... oh well, to the trash.
Guest
Guest
Oct 12 2005
3.4
1.8
Oct 12 2005
1.8
Version: 3.4
please icq, don't forget us macintosh users!!! give us an update and at least some of the current windows-features!!!!!!
Guest
Guest
Aug 1 2005
3.4
1.8
Aug 1 2005
1.8
Version: 3.4
More than any other IM service, ICQ seems to have the biggest problem with spam messages. Its very common for me to wake up in the morning and find 10-15 of these messages waiting for me. It has gotten so bad that I rarely ever connect to ICQ anymore.
Guest
Guest
Jul 17 2005
3.4
1.8
Jul 17 2005
1.8
Version: 3.4
This app is kinda aged! it definitely has lost ground to other IM programs. An update would be great!
Guest
Guest
Jul 13 2005
3.4
1.8
Jul 13 2005
1.8
Version: 3.4
When does it finally get updated ? The Mac version really needs to be updated !
Guest
Guest
Jul 6 2005
3.4
1.8
Jul 6 2005
1.8
Version: 3.4
Why isn't ICQ for Mac updated? It is almost 2 years old now and the Windows version is far ahead, has games and you can do video conferences, it has far more features. I can't receive files from some Winusers with ICQ 3.4, it has an rather ugly interface and you can't press 'Return' instead of clicking onto 'Send'... fix all these issues and I'll be happy with ICQ for Mac... so far it's rather useless for me...
Guest
Guest
Apr 11 2005
3.4
1.8
Apr 11 2005
1.8
Version: 3.4
Works great in my OSX.2.8. And it is much better than iChat because you can send messages to offline users, too, and these messages are logged and never get lost. The GUI is also better configurable than in iChat. And you can see (!) in a live chat how the other person is typing while you read/type, too. And, and and ...
Guest
Guest
Feb 5 2005
3.4
1.8
Feb 5 2005
1.8
Version: 3.4
I remember when ICQ could send SMS in the UK. I lost interest when the feature disappeared.
Guest
Guest
Nov 26 2004
3.4
1.8
Nov 26 2004
1.8
Version: 3.4
I am from Brazil!!!! I have Mac OS 8.6. I have ICQ 3.2 and The Icq 3.4 is new for me!!!!!! It is Great!!!!!!!!!!
Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2004
3.4
0.0
Apr 2 2004
0.0
Version: 3.4
Fix the damn offline encoding bug! the least you can do...
Guest
Guest
Dec 28 2003
3.4
1.8
Dec 28 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4
ICQ is a truly unique messaging client, but it needs some major features that other clients (Adium/Fire) have implemented. I adore Adiums tabbed chat window and spell checking. And Fires encryption abilities. If ICQ added these features I would easily make it my one and only client. ICQ also needs another interface change, i don't find it's currebt design useful at all. Noted ICQ features: Live messageing/chat, and messages that wait for you to recieve like email.
Guest
Guest
Sep 26 2003
3.4
1.8
Sep 26 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4
Sharky K. - I tried your tip about using iChat to talk to an ICQ user. I entered my own ICQ and I received an Authorization Request in my ICQ client. I authorized the request but when I tried sending a message to my iChat acct. it gave me an unknown error and wouldn't send. Have you actually used this technique successfully? If so, give us some version numbers/App. names.
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2003
3.4
1.8
Jul 31 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4
most people on the windows platform use the latest version of ICQ Lite. This ICQ Lite version can communicate without any problem with iChat, just use the icq number for AIM screenname and you are set.
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2003
3.4
1.8
Jul 31 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4
Eyoo Mirabilis! Why you don't try a new version ICQ like iChat for MacUsers.. simple & free of problems! Be sure, apple can help you about it!! All new version ICQ versions are coming with a lot of problems. Hope we can connect to ICQ server with iChat someday...
Flash1296
Flash1296
Jul 8 2003
3.4b16
0.0
Jul 8 2003
0.0
Version: 3.4b16
O- Line Image of I C Q appeasrd to be corrupted
Guest
Guest
Jul 3 2003
3.4b16
1.8
Jul 3 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4b16
try this link: http://ftp.icq.com/pub/ICQ_Mac/icq_mac_3.4b16.sit and try another (maybe several) browsers to download it, get creative. whatever.
Guest
Guest
Jul 2 2003
3.4b16
1.8
Jul 2 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4b16
3.4b16 introduces a new bug: when set to away, Windows ICQ users messages to me time out on their end, yet they actually reach me. I have to set myself to available for them to not get the time-out.
Bugra
Bugra
Jul 2 2003
3.4b16
4.0
Jul 2 2003
4.0
Version: 3.4b16
While connecting and disconnecting, it paralize my imacdv, and I can't do anything for 15-20 seconds. While disconnecting I force quit, because after 1 minute it was still waiting. Maybe in osX it is diferent. In OsX there are many alternatives, which are quite useful, but in os9 you can't find a better one.
Guest
Guest
Jul 2 2003
3.4b16
1.8
Jul 2 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4b16
This is the 3.4 Beta Build 16... that's what the installer says at least. This version offers interoperation with AIM. Interestingly, I couldn't figure out how to use this with the new AIM beta, ICQ is very easy to use. There are cases when Fire doesn't recognize a authorization request or doesn't handle it well... it's always handy to have an "orignial" client at hand.
Guest
Guest
Jul 2 2003
3.4b16
1.8
Jul 2 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4b16
I think Mirabillis is confused itself in determining what the 'b' stands for. The ICQ website clearly says "build version" but on downloading ICQ 3.4b16.sit the filename becomes "ICQ 3.4 Beta Installer" "Build" or "Beta" - its no wonder the user is getting confused. It is still a good application, its free, if only it would stay up to date with the pc version and not lag so far behind.
Guest
Guest
Jul 1 2003
3.4b16
1.8
Jul 1 2003
1.8
Version: 3.4b16
what happened to text messaging? Mine hasn't worked for months which is a shame.
Lstempie
Lstempie
May 14 2003
3.2b21
1.8
May 14 2003
1.8
Version: 3.2b21
The only thing that saves this piece of software is the fact that it's the offical ICQ client and can do a few more things then the IM clones like Fire and Proteus. However for something that's been out for atleast 4 years it hasn't really improved at all and still sports the same un-mac like and confusing interface it always has. If anything it got worse under mac os x and is still slow and buggy. It's worth having on your hard drive only if you find yourself having to File Transfer to other ICQ users.
Guest
Guest
Dec 21 2002
3.2b21
1.8
Dec 21 2002
1.8
Version: 3.2b21
Until I actually tried out the current version (after installing the X 10.2.3 update, BTW), I didn't know what the people below were talking about. Now I do. The "improved" version is full of major bugs. The window gets incorrectly drawn so you can't read the contact names, if you resize the window, everything gets completely messed up, some buttons don't work anymore... Well, time to try out Fire...
Guest
Guest
Dec 21 2002
3.2b21
1.8
Dec 21 2002
1.8
Version: 3.2b21
ICQ should urgently re-think their naming strategy... NOW they tell us the "b21" stands for "build 21", not beta. If you read the posts below, almost everyone (including me) thought the "b" is for "beta" and the "a" means alpha. This is very confusing. I guess some people probably went looking for something else, thinking that ICQ is still offering unfinished software. Why don't they make it easy and give it a simple version number like 3.2.21?
Guest
Guest
Dec 20 2002
3.2b21
1.8
Dec 20 2002
1.8
Version: 3.2b21
Absolutely agree with Robo-X
Guest
Guest
Dec 20 2002
3.2b21
1.8
Dec 20 2002
1.8
Version: 3.2b21
Please! It can't be too hard to make a WORKING app for mac os x? Peeps. Save yourself and get Fire.
Guest
Guest
Dec 20 2002
3.2b21
0.0
Dec 20 2002
0.0
Version: 3.2b21
ICQ works great for me. As I only use ICQ and sometimes iChat I see no point in using a Fire or anyother multichat app. This version is very stable and works as advertised. What I would like to see is a better dock support (changing online states for instance) and maybe a better OS X GUI intergration.
Guest
Guest
Dec 20 2002
3.2b21
1.8
Dec 20 2002
1.8
Version: 3.2b21
DOH!!! not too bright, are you? I suggested the application Fire instead of ICQ... Fire, one client that covers all protocols... whassamatter? forget to eat your Wheaties today?
Rsesser
Rsesser
Dec 20 2002
3.2b21
0.0
Dec 20 2002
0.0
Version: 3.2b21
The bigger question is, why use different clients for each protocol when you can use ONE client for ALL protocols.
Guest
Guest
Dec 19 2002
3.2b21
1.8
Dec 19 2002
1.8
Version: 3.2b21
why bother using ICQ when there are other clients that connect to the ICQ Chat Network (Fire, for one) that work so much better than ICQ...
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2002
3.2b5
0.0
Nov 1 2002
0.0
Version: 3.2b5
I think for a long time it is a good version of ICQ!!
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2002
3.2b5
1.8
Nov 1 2002
1.8
Version: 3.2b5
invisable is not working... what is a big deal to make a good MAC version...
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2002
3.2b5
1.8
Nov 1 2002
1.8
Version: 3.2b5
Hmm... been using ICQ for about a year now, and haven't really tried anything else, which is probably dumb. But, ICQ works. We don't want to support Microsoft by using MSN Messenger. Too bad ICQ (Mirabilis) belongs to another giant, AOL... Still, the worst thing about ICQ is the user interface, which is really really ugly, and sometimes a bit awkward. Anyway, it works.
Guest
Guest
Oct 19 2002
3.1b12
1.8
Oct 19 2002
1.8
Version: 3.1b12
here's the link for icq 3.1b12 http://ftp.icq.com/pub/ICQ_Mac/icq_mac_3.1a47.sit i know you're think hey that's alpha47 i know but it's beta 12 inside
Guest
Guest
Oct 18 2002
3.1b12
1.8
Oct 18 2002
1.8
Version: 3.1b12
This version has problems with OS 9.2.2. The Read Me says there is a new interface where you are in the Invisable mode and then you can chose your online status, like Away, N/A, etc., but it does not work! I go online as Invisable and 3.1b12 shows me as Available and N/A, both at the same time. I have tried to change my status, but without luck. I had to go back to 3.1a47 for ICQ to work properly. Please take care of this Mirabilis!
Guest
Guest
Oct 18 2002
3.1b12
1.8
Oct 18 2002
1.8
Version: 3.1b12
This version has a serious bug on the OS X side. I'm running OS X 10.2.1 and when someone sends me an ICQ message or a URL when I'm off-line, I don't get them when I come on-line in ICQ again. Fix this please Mirabilis!
Guest
Guest
Oct 18 2002
3.1b12
0.0
Oct 18 2002
0.0
Version: 3.1b12
What an anticlimax! I actually dared to believe that there was a new version of ICQ out (supposedly 3.1 b12, read the review before mine) but either someone's gotten the url mixed up (I'm not holding my breath), or this is a false alarm. Oh well... (version currently used: 3.1a47)
Guest
Guest
Oct 18 2002
3.1b12
1.8
Oct 18 2002
1.8
Version: 3.1b12
OK. I already have version 3.1a47. So, why does this version (supposedly 3.1b12) download as 3.02X ? Is not a version numbered as 3.0x an earlier version than one numbered as 3.1x ? Someone needs to get their act together and decide which version is actually being offered for downloading.
Macgamerian
Macgamerian
Apr 28 2002
3.0.2
5.0
Apr 28 2002
5.0
Version: 3.0.2
One of the best Messager tools ever in history, it is widely used, great features, it eliminates email and IM programs with their message sending and chat features.
Drummie26
Drummie26
Mar 18 2002
3.0.2
5.0
Mar 18 2002
5.0
Version: 3.0.2
Swunderful Smarvelous dont chance nuttin !! And I'm not kiddin' "Cal"
Guest
Guest
Dec 27 2001
3.0b
1.8
Dec 27 2001
1.8
Version: 3.0b
I used Gerry's ICQ, but because it's not being updated I moved to ICQ 2.7 and 2.8. I didn't like them... but with the new version, 3.0X, it's a different story. I don't have any problem / it's very stable (no crashes, no bombs) and it's working really nice. The only thing I think they can improve is the interface (well, at least they are trying)... I use an iMac with Mac OS 9.2.2 and 384MB RAM. I recommend using this app!!!! :P
Guest
Guest
Dec 27 2001
3.0b
1.8
Dec 27 2001
1.8
Version: 3.0b
I haven't had one problem with this version . I like it!!!!
Guest
Guest
Dec 27 2001
3.0b
1.8
Dec 27 2001
1.8
Version: 3.0b
I haven't had one problem with this version . I like it!!!!
Guest
Guest
Dec 14 2001
3.0b
0.0
Dec 14 2001
0.0
Version: 3.0b
install icq3.0! cannot type Chinese in the message board!
Guest
Guest
Nov 24 2001
2.8a32
0.0
Nov 24 2001
0.0
Version: 2.8a32
I'm frustrated with all of the Mac OS X "IM" type clients...Fire still drops my messages and my friends are frustrated that I'm online but ignoring them and I do not receive their messages. THERE IS A POLL for which platform to port Trillian (a "fire" type multi-IM client) and Mac OS is losing to Linux...according to my Windows/Linux friends, this is a very stable client and we should all vote for the Mac OS X port...vote at: http://www.trillian.cc/ thanks, Alan
Guest
Guest
Jun 20 2001
2.6a29
1.8
Jun 20 2001
1.8
Version: 2.6a29
I like this version a lot better than 2.0. Well done! Its a pity that the Windows version has sooo many more features, but I do like the small tweaks that have been done in this version. No complaints whotsoever
fredvalle
fredvalle
Jun 11 2001
2.6a29
1.0
Jun 11 2001
1.0
Version: 2.6a29
i cant install this new icq!!every have a error!!this is bad bad bad!!
fredvalle
fredvalle
Jun 6 2001
2.6a29
1.0
Jun 6 2001
1.0
Version: 2.6a29
where are my floter?? i need its!!
Guest
Guest
May 31 2001
2.6a29
1.8
May 31 2001
1.8
Version: 2.6a29
The new version rules !
Guest
Guest
May 31 2001
2.6a29
1.8
May 31 2001
1.8
Version: 2.6a29
ICQ is still the best IM service you can get, at least in my opinion.
Guest
Guest
May 31 2001
2.6a29
1.8
May 31 2001
1.8
Version: 2.6a29
I WANT MY ICQ FLOATER!
Guest
Guest
May 30 2001
2.6a29
1.8
May 30 2001
1.8
Version: 2.6a29
icq 2.0b is better than this version.
Guest
Guest
Feb 4 2001
1.8
Feb 4 2001
1.8
Version: null
Works great for me (G4 500 DP). Would just love it to integrate some much more powerful features !
Guest
Guest
Jan 30 2001
1.8
Jan 30 2001
1.8
Version: null
The Mac/PC translation is not working with Swedish characters ÅÄÖ. Simple, but anoying, workaround is to click on PC icon once to get it "crossed out" and then again to get in uncrossed, then send message.
Guest
Guest
Dec 29 2000
1.8
Dec 29 2000
1.8
Version: null
What happened to the ICQ floater?!?
Guest
Guest
Dec 19 2000
1.8
Dec 19 2000
1.8
Version: null
It won't connect on my machine, the interface looks bloated and even more clunky than previous versions, and it's still lacking many features that mac users would like to see. What a great piece of software this is...
Guest
Guest
Dec 17 2000
1.8
Dec 17 2000
1.8
Version: null
Es super bueno
Guest
Guest
Dec 15 2000
1.8
Dec 15 2000
1.8
Version: null
It didnt work initially. Then I deleted all ICQ files on my harddrive.Redownloaded it and it works perfectly fine. p.s. Nice to see that creepy little spinning guy gone
Guest
Guest
Dec 10 2000
1.8
Dec 10 2000
1.8
Version: null
Not bad, but msn instant messenger is better.
Guest
Guest
Dec 7 2000
1.8
Dec 7 2000
1.8
Version: null
looks like kev and one of the other anonymouses is a miribilis troll. no sane person would ever think this garbage deserves 5 stars for anything.o
Guest
Guest
Dec 7 2000
1.8
Dec 7 2000
1.8
Version: null
Bad, bad messaging service. It might have started the phenomenon, but ICQ is now irrelevant. AIM is better and has more features, and will connect you to more people than ICQ. Go over to your Windoze buddy and take a look at his ICQ. Now go to your Mac and look at all the features (several DOZEN) you're missing out on. Miribilis needs to be shutdown. THIS DOES NOT LINK TO VERSION 2.2a OF ICQ - MIRIBILIS IS NOW IGNORING THE MAC AND ONLY MAKES THE OLDER 2.0b AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD. Version 2.2 was limited to the number of users who could use it anyway, and so severely limited that you would never be able to use it at all. Forget it - go email webmaster@icq.com and tell them why you're not going to use it.
Guest
Guest
Oct 26 2000
1.8
Oct 26 2000
1.8
Version: null
Very bad!!!! It says its only limited to certain users and logs me out, what a waste of a download. I HATE mirabillis, Gerryicq rules.
Guest
Guest
Oct 25 2000
1.8
Oct 25 2000
1.8
Version: null
The speech lib problem is fixed and I'm glad to be able to alpha test this version, works better on my i mac than 2.0 as far as connection is consider. So far so good
Guest
Guest
Oct 25 2000
1.8
Oct 25 2000
1.8
Version: null
Works great for me!!
Free
2.3
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
License: 
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