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AmIRC Alternatives

AmIRC is described as 'Famous IRC client created by Oliver Wagner and Jamie van den Berge for VaporWare. Its look and feel was copied many times and inspired the creation of XChat' and is a IRC Client in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to AmIRC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is HexChat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AmIRC are mIRC, irssi, XChat for Linux and Konversation.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • AmigaOS
  • MorphOS

Famous IRC client created by Oliver Wagner and Jamie van den Berge for VaporWare. Its look and feel was copied many times...

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  1. HexChat icon

    HexChat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz

    HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat for Linux , but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems.

    ⚫︎ PortableHexChat can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. mIRC icon

    mIRC

    • Windows

    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.

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    Main Window


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    irssi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin

    Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for UNIX systems. It also supports SILC and ICB protocols via plugins.

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    XChat for Linux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    XChat is 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. Even file transfers are possible.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8.8, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Main UI
  5. Konversation icon

    Konversation

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Konversation is an IRC client which gives you speedy access to Freenode network's channels, where you will find support for most distributions.

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    Chatzilla

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • SeaMonkey
    • Firefox

    ChatZilla is a clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client, built on the Mozilla platform, which provides all the usual features: multiple servers, a built-in list of standard networks, easy searching and sorting of available channels, logging, and...

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    Discontinued

    Discontinued since 2017. From their website: “With the release of Firefox 57 (Firefox Quantum), it is no longer possible for ChatZilla to work as an extension in Firefox.”

    ChatZilla in the #chatzilla support channel.
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    Atomic IRC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Atomic is an open source IRC client built for a new age. New features from its heritage of Yaaic, improvements and stuff.

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    BitchX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Mac

    BitchX is a free software text-based IRC (Internet Relay Chat) client for UNIX-like systems.

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    X-Chat 2 for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    A freeware build of X-Chat for windows, as opposed to the official 30-day-trial shareware Windows build.

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    Discontinued

    Author announed EOL on homepage.

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  10. XChat for Windows icon

    XChat for Windows

    • Windows

    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.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8.9, released in May 2010, can be still bought from the official website.

    Windows 7
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