The Trillian application was created as the best standalone chat client that supports AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo Messenger and IRC. Trillian has a lot of instant messaging and contact list management capabilities, and it has a lot of skins in its arsenal.
The Trillian program has features that are not available to original network clients. It supports standard features such as audio chat, file transfer, group chats, chat rooms, friend icons, multiple simultaneous connections to the same network, import of contacts, print notifications, direct connection (AIM), proxy support, encrypted messaging (AIM/ICQ), SMS support and settings to protect privacy.
The program does not change your default homepage, does not display pop-up ads and does not install any spyware. Trillian provides unique features, such as message history, skin support, global status change (exit from all networks at once), instant search (automatic integration of Wikipedia), installation of signals on contacts, advanced automation system for displaying events based on monitoring of all events in the client, and supports displaying hundreds of emoticons, sounds expressing emotions.