ICQ Monitor is a handy network utility to capture and log ICQ chat from computers within the same LAN. It supports messaging through ICQ server with format of plain text, RTF, or HTML.
All intercepted messages are well organized by ICQ user with buddies and shown instantly on the main window. It provides rich-features report system to export captured ICQ conversations as HTML files for later analyzing and reference.
It is very easy to make it to work. Just run the ICQ Monitor on any computer on your network, and click the start button to capture. It will record any conversation from any PC within the same LAN.
No additional program installation is needed on the monitoring target computers. Everything will be recorded without being detected. It is especially useful for administrators or parents, who need to monitor what their employees or kids are talking about with others on ICQ.
When using this software, you might need to enable your switch's monitoring function, which is supported by most of the current switches, in order to be able to capture conversations from other computers within the same network.
￭ WinPcap (included in the installer)
￭ ICQ account
￭ Nag screen
￭ 15 days trial period
￭ Only the first 7 messages will be fully saved for each capturing