IRC Clients

AmIRC
AmIRC
A client for the IRC Internet Relay Chat protocol, originally developed by Oliver Wagner and Jamie van den Berge. Its look and feel was copied many times and inspired the creation of…
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HexChat
HexChat
An IRC (Internet Relay Chat) client based on XChat, but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems. HexChat was originally called XChat-WDK which…
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ii
ii
A minimalist FIFO and filesystem-based IRC client. It creates an irc directory tree with server, channel and nick name directories. In every…
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ircII
ircII
An IRC and ICB client that runs under most UNIX platforms. It comes in source form and is completely free of any charges or fees. The ircII project is a group of people who…
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Irssi
Irssi
A multiplatform, a text based IRC client written in the C programming language. Irssi is multi-protocol friendly for module authors and shipped-by-default Perl…
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Konversation
Konversation
An IRC client for the KDE desktop environment, licensed under the GNU General Public License. The program is written in C++ by The Konversation Team…
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KVIrc
KVIrc
A free and open source, portable IRC client based on the Qt GUI toolkit. KVirc is being written by Szymon Stefanek and the KVIrc Development Team with the contribution of…
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Loqui
Loqui
A IRC/chat client based on GTK+, supports multiple servers and multiple protocols, has and the common buffer (a buffer to show messages on the channels…
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LostIRC
LostIRC
A simple, yet very useful IRC client. It has features such as tab-autocompletion, multiple server support, automatic joining of servers/channels, logging and DCC sending…
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Pork
Pork
A console based client for the AOL Instant Messenger service that uses the ncurses screen library. Pork is intended to be fast, useable, and stable…
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Quassel
Quassel
A modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client, meaning that one (or multiple) client(s) can attach to and detach from a central core — much like the popular combination of…
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ScrollZ
ScrollZ
ScrollZ (previously: C-Toolz) – an advanced IRC client based on ircII code. It adds features normally found in ircII scripts…
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SeaMonkey
SeaMonkey ChatZilla
A community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite. Such a software suite was previously made popular by Netscape and Mozilla, and the SeaMonkey…
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SIC
SIC
an extremely fast, small and simple irc client. It reads commands from standard input and prints all server output to standard output. It consists of less than…
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Six
Six
An open-source, text based IRC client mainly inspired by sic. Six makes is easy to type and edit messages. Instead of raw input it uses readline…
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Smuxi
Smuxi
An irssi-inspired, flexible, user-friendly and cross-platform IRC client for sophisticated users, targeting the GNOME desktop…
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TinyIRC
TinyIRC
An irc client originally designed in a time when people were charged for CPU time on shared servers. That time has long since passed, but since people…
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WeeChat
WeeChat
A fast, light and extensible chat client, with a text-based user interface. WeeChat features: modular: a lightweight core with optional plugins…
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XChat
XChat
An IRC chat program for both Linux and Windows. It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc…
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