CGI:IRC Alternatives

    CGI:IRC is described as 'Perl/CGI program that lets you access IRC from a web browser, it is designed to be flexible and has many uses such as an IRC gateway for an IRC network, a chat-room for a website or to access IRC when stuck behind a restrictive firewall' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to CGI: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 CGI:IRC are HexChat (Free, Open Source), mIRC (Paid), Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source) and irssi (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

    1. ScrollZ is an advanced IRC client based on ircII. It incorporates many useful features found in all sorts of scripts.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • JavaScript
      • Node.JS
      • npm
      Kinder, Simpler IRC. Relay.js is a web-based IRC client that focuses on making IRC less intimidating and easier to use. Demo: demo.relayjs.com


    2. Hextor is an privacy focused IRC client that is based on HexChat and uses the Tor network for anonymity.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      Web IRC client for the Atheme platform.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Git
      • Node.JS
      • npm
      A simple web browser IRC client written in Node.js.
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    3. Auto maintain of Nick and Home Channel Customizable Title Bar with Lag Meter Personal Flood Protection User list including: Fellow Ops, Friends, Shitlist, and File Server Bans Channel Specific Auto Greeting Channel Specific Channel Control features: Bitchmode Kick...
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    4. ClicksAndWhistles is a free IRC client for Windows. Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of real-time Internet text messaging allowing you to communicate with others in IRC channels (chat rooms) and one-to-one communication via private messages.
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    5. LostIRC is a simple, yet very useful IRC client. It has features such as tab-autocompletion, multiple server support, automatic joining of servers/channels, logging and DCC sending which should cover the needs of most people.

      Discontinued

      I'm guessing it's abandoned cause the last update was in '05

    6. Visual IRC (ViRC) is an open source Internet Relay Chat client for the Windows operating system. Features FREE - no registration fee, no time limit, no nag screen!
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      Multiple secure IRC connections Connect to several Internet Relay Chat (IRC) networks over SSL for encryption and added security.
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