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Current Version: V2 SP10

iXQ is a new open source ICQ Client for Mac OS X. It is developed in Objective-C and it implements the new protocol of AOL, OSCAR (ICQv7). iXQ can import contact lists from Fire, Gerry's ICQ and ICQ; offers a fair number of preference settings, and has a very clean interface. Version V2 added/changed the following:

  • Multiple accounts - you can now open as many account as you want simultaneously
  • Visible and invisible lists
  • Extended Search
  • Extended User Info
  • Managing visibility lists with the server
  • New History Manager, which let you search quickly your messages
  • Auto detection of contact's encodings
  • New GUI - the GUI has been totally rewritten, bringing new features such as Multiple level nesting of folders in the contact list
  • Auto-switch to transparent windows when iXQ is not in front
  • Personalization of message windows
  • New notification system
  • And much more

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These are applications that are newer and of potential interest, but which I haven't yet selected for permanent inclusion. Have a look, and let me know if you think they deserve to be part of the permanent collection!