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irssi alternatives

  • HexChat

  • HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat for Linux , but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems.HexChat was originally called XChat-WDK which in turn was a successor of freakschat.

    tags: Portable chat-clients irc irc-client xchat
    platform: Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Xfce MacPorts XQuartz
  • Adium

  • Adium is a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X, written using Mac OS Xs Cocoa API, released under the GNU GPL and developed by the Adium team. Based on the libpurple protocol library, Adium can connect you to any number of messaging accounts on any combination of supported messaging services and then chat with other people using those services.

    tags: aim aol chat-clients customizable facebook
    platform: Mac OS X
  • mIRC

  • mIRC is a popular Internet Relay Chat client used by millions of people, and thousands of organizations, to communicate, share, play and work with each other on IRC networks around the world. Serving the Internet community for over a decade, mIRC has evolved into a powerful, reliable and fun piece of technology.

    tags: chat-clients colored-text irc social-applications
    platform: Windows
  • Quassel IRC

  • Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client based on the Qt4 framework. Distributed means that one (or multiple) client(s) can attach to and detach from a central core that stays permanently online -- much like the popular combination of screen and a text-based IRC client such as WeeChat, and similar to (but much more featureful than) so-called BNCs.

    tags: chat-clients irc irc-client
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Self-Hosted
  • XChat for Linux

  • XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux (Open Source) and Windows (Shareware, 30-day trial). It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc. Even file transfers are possible.

    tags: Discontinued chat-clients irc irc-client social-applications
    platform: Windows Linux Discontinued
  • WeeChat

  • WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client. It runs on many platforms (including Linux, BSD and Mac OS).

    tags: chat-clients chat-xfce command-line-interface extensible im-client
    platform: Mac OS X Linux Android BSD Xfce
  • Kiwi IRC

  • A hand-crafted IRC client that you can enjoy. Designed to be used easily and freely. More friendly than other webirc clients giving the general public an easy option to connect to any IRC network.

    tags: chat-clients irc irc-client irc-network javascript
    platform: Online Self-Hosted Google Chrome
  • KVIrc

  • KVIrc is a free portable IRC client based on the excellent 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.

    tags: Portable chat-clients irc kde
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com
  • AdiIRC

  • c#/csharp IRC CLient. AdiIRC stores all its settings in text files, this way you can grab the adiirc folder and put in on a usb device or external harddrive. Take all your settings and servers with you everywhere!

    tags: Portable WINE .net chat-clients irc
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Shout

  • What is it?Shout is a web IRC client that you host on your own server.

    tags: Discontinued chat-clients irc irc-client self-hosted
    platform: Online Self-Hosted Discontinued
  • Smuxi

  • Smuxi is an irssi-inspired, flexible, user-friendly and cross-platform IRC client for sophisticated users, targeting the GNOME desktop.

    tags: chat-clients cross-platform facebook-messaging gnome google-talk
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Textual

  • Textual is the world's most popular application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms on OS X.

    tags: irc irc-client user-friendly
    platform: Mac OS X
  • Polari

  • Polari is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client designed for GNOME 3.

    tags: chat-clients irc irc-client
    platform: Linux GNOME
  • Mibbit

  • No Java, no flash. With Mibbit, chatting online is easy, just choose your nickname and press go! No sign-up is required and you can use it from wherever you are with just a web browser.

    tags: chat-clients irc social-applications web-chat webirc
    platform: Online
  • Konversation

  • Konversation is an easy-to-use IRC client for novices, nut novices and experts can take advantage of its rich featureset.

    tags: chat-clients irc kde
    platform: Linux