Atomic IRC Alternatives

    Atomic IRC is described as 'Atomic is an open source IRC client built for a new age. New features from its heritage of Yaaic, improvements and stuff' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Atomic IRC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Pidgin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Atomic IRC are HexChat (Free, Open Source), Trillian (Freemium), Adium (Free, Open Source) and mIRC (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

    1. WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client. It runs on many platforms (including Linux, BSD and Mac OS).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      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.


    2. Textual is the world's most popular application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms on macOS.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Wine
      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!
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    3. Features: Standard IRC features. SSL server support. Bookmarking support. Easy to use graphical user interface. Multiple servers and channels in one single window. DCC file transfer. Multiple identities for different servers. Text decorations and colors.


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      IRCCloud is an IRC client with a future. Stay connected, chat from anywhere, and never miss a message.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Smuxi is an irssi-inspired, flexible, user-friendly and cross-platform IRC client for sophisticated users, targeting the GNOME desktop.

      Discontinued

      The last activity in the Smuxi project was in 2015

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • GNOME
      Polari is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client designed for GNOME 3.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      Quassel is a distributed, decentralized IRC client, written using C++ and Qt. QuasselDroid is a pure-java client for the Quassel core, allowing you to connect to your Quassel core using your Android phone.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      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.
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