KVIrc

KVIrc

Web site: www.kvirc.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: 1999
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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 many IRC addicted developers around the world.

The KVIrc lets you send and recive information with with your IRC server. KVIrc also filters and provides an user-friendly interface for the communication protocol. KVIrc contains a scripting language that allows you to implement automated reactions to the network events. The scripting language allows you to enchance the KVIrc’s interface and to handle special IRC network features that KVIrc itself is not aware of.

The main features of KVIrc are:
– Floatable windows
– Built-in help browser
– Themes support (all configurable by GUI or scripting)
– Pseudo-transparency support (up to the desktop on KDE)
– Drag & Drop toolbar editing
– Activity Notifier Pop-Up
– Status bar with Applet support
– Unread text mark
– 14 Languages Translations
– Proxy support (SOCKSv4, SOCKSv5, HTTP)
– Full IPv6 support (also for DCC transfers)
– SSL support (also over IPv6)
– Micryption support
– Modular architecture: unfrequently used features reside in external modules and are loaded only when necessary
– Extensibility: a huge API for writing extension modules
– UNICODE support
– Multi-server connection
– Notify lists
– Ignore lists
– Registered users database
– Lag meter
– Configurable logging
– Standard DCC CHAT and SEND (with resume) support
– Extended DCC types: VOICE, RSEND, GET, RECV
– DCC CHAT over SSL
– DCC bandwidth limit (ability to set it “on the fly”)
– Built-in scripting language interpreter

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