IRC Clients

AdiIRC
AdiIRC
A freeware IRC client with multiserver support and a highly customizable interface. It offers all the standard IRC features including private…
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Adium
Adium
A free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X that can connect to AIM, XMPP (Jabber), ICQ, IRC and more. Based on…
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Ambassador
Ambassador
A fork of the Mozilla IRC application known as ChatZilla, built on UXP and produced for UXP-based applications. It features a simple…
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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…
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AndroIRC
AndroIRC
AndroIRC – an IRC client for Android users. Features: Customizable theme – Accessible by default in a dark or light theme, AndroIRC allows…
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BitchX
BitchX
A free software text-based IRC (Internet Relay Chat) client for UNIX-like systems. BitchX began as a script by Trench and HappyCrappy…
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ChatZilla
ChatZilla
A clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client, built on the Mozilla platform, which provides all the usual…
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Colloquy
Colloquy
An advanced IRC, SILC & ICB client which aims to fill this void. By adhering to Mac OS X interface conventions, Colloquy has the look and feel of a…
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Emacs
ERC
A powerful, modular, and extensible Internet Relay Chat client distributed with GNU Emacs since version 22.1. ERC provides all the features that…
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F-IRC
F-IRC
An IRC client for terminals/command-line/console. Its goal is to be as user friendly as possible with easy navigation and keyboard…
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Grumpy
A modern, yet oldschool IRC client with distributed core, written in C++. Grumpy is a very advanced IRC client. It takes the best out..
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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…
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IceChat
IceChat
An IRC (Internet Relay Chat) client that can be used in 64bit versions of Windows 7/8/8.1 and Windows 10. IceChat is a very user friendly…
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Igloo
Igloo
A modern IRC client that supports lots of IRCv3 extensions and works flawlessly with all your favorite networks like Freenode, Snoonet…
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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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Instantbird
Instantbird
An instant messaging client with support for AOL, Yahoo, MSN, Google Talk, Twitter, Facebook, XMPP, IRC and ICQ. It supports for…
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IRCCloud
IRCCloud
An IRC client software available for Android and iOS mobile devices, and as a web client as well. Features: Start talking as a..
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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…
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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…
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Kirc
Kirc (KISS for IRC) – a tiny IRC client written in POSIX C99 designed with usability and cross-platform compatibility in mind…
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KiwiIRC
KiwiIRC
KiwiIRC – a web based, open source IRC client software, which works in a modern web browsers. Features: 100% static files. Host with your…
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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…
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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…
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LeafChat
LeafChat
An IRC client for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Chat with your friends using popular IRC networks. LeafChat has a friendly…
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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…
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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…
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mIRC
mIRC
A full featured Internet Relay Chat client for Windows that can be used to communicate, share, play or work with others on IRC…
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Mobbit
Mobbit
An online chat client that supports a variety of Platforms including all popular web browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome…
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Monochrome
Monochrome
An IRC client intended for long-time IRC users. Its primary goals are security, reliability and stability despite IRC network failures…
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Nettalk
Nettalk
A powerful but easy to use free (open source) IRC-client for Windows. In contrast to many other IRC clients, as Nettalk’s user…
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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…
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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…
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qwebirc
qwebirc
A fast, easy to use, free and open source IRC client designed by and originally just for the QuakeNet IRC network. Features: qwebirc is…
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rcirc
rcirc
A next generation Internet Relay Chat client. It blends seamlessly with the rest of Emacs, it’s tight, fast, and doesn’t light up like…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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The Lounge
The Lounge
A modern, web based, self-hosted IRC client. Features: Modern features brought to IRC. Push notifications, link previews, new…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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