Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of real-time Internet text messaging (chat) or synchronous conferencing. It is mainly designed for group communication in discussion forums, called channels, but also allows one-to-one communication via private messages. Chat features: * You can connect to multiple servers at a time * You can connect to SSL secured servers * You can join multiple channels at a time * Private one-to-one chats * Nickname and IRC command completion for faster typing * Notifications showing you who joined or left the channel * Notifications when you receive private message or somebody mentions you in different channel * Messages are highlighted if somebody mentions you * Tab based interface for each channel with notification badges so you wont miss anything important * Built-in browser in a tab so you dont have to leave the app when opening URLs* Visual user information (WHOIS) * Nickname coloring so youre better oriented in public chats * Console for important information received from IRC servers * Optional small IRC keyboard to save screen space * User list for each channel * Network search for available channels * URL hilighting with support for clipboard copying or opening in Safari Other features * Configurable fonts and text size* iPhone 4/4S and the new iPad retina display support * Multitasking support on iOS 4.0+ (support for IRC bouncers to get unlimited connection time)* Both portrait and landscape modes (with option to lock orientation) * Optional fullscreen mode with hidden statusbar * Chat logging available for transfer to your computer using iTunes File Sharing

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Discord

Discord is the only cross-platform voice and text chat app designed specifically for gamers. With the iOS app you can stay connected to all your Discord voice and text channels even while AFK. Reach out to us at [email protected]

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Trillian

Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone. Heres how we do it: INSTANT MESSAGING: Your unique Trillian username can be used to send unlimited messages free of charge. INTEROPERABLE: Of course, Trillian wouldnt be Trillian without support for Facebook Chat, Google Talk, AIM, ICQ, and Jabber.

Signal - Private Messenger

Privacy is possible, Signal makes it easy. Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media all with complete privacy. For support, questions, or more information, please visit:http://support.signal.orgSource code:https://github.com/WhisperSystems/Signal-iOSFollow us on Twitter (@WhisperSystems) for all of the latest updates and announcements.

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IM+ Instant Messenger

Chat on Google Talk, Twitter DMs, ICQ, Jabber (and Slack chat through Jabber) and more. IM+ features free texting, group chats, message history, supports multiple accounts per service. Below you may find the list of other features which will take your IM experience to the next level:- Universal iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad app - Send text messages, photos, videos, and voice notes - Group chats in AIM, ICQ and Neighbors - Chat history, accessible in IM+ on your device and from any web browser at https://plus.im- Multiple accounts per service - Push notifications about new messages in your GMail and AOL e-mail inbox - Create personal and geo status messages - Typing notifications - P2P encrypted messaging and Beep (in-app-purchase) Follow @implus on Twitter and Like www.facebook.com/plusim to get the latest updates from IM+ team

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