ChatButton Alternatives

    ChatButton is described as 'Create a live chat room box for your Website or Blog. Talk in other chat rooms with ithers. Free Chat-box for Websites' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ChatButton for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is HexChat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ChatButton are tawk.to (Freemium), irssi (Free, Open Source), XChat for Linux (Free, Open Source) and KVIrc (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 5, 2018

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      • BSD
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      • Xfce
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      • 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. HexChat was originally called XChat-WDK which in turn was a successor of freakschat.
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    1. tawk.to is a live chat app that lets you monitor and chat with visitors on your website or from a customizable page. In order to remove advertisements or apply your own branding, you have to subscribe to the paid subscription service for $15/month or $144/year.
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      • 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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      • 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.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • PortableApps.com
      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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      • ZeroNet
      An IRC-like internet chatroom hosted on ZeroNet, a distributed network. 0rc is a fully distributed website, and messages are shared through peers using the ZeroNet stack. In addition, making a new chatroom website is a simple as downloading the files and cloning the site.

      Discontinued

      Last update on github made over 5 years (March 13, 2016).

      • 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.
    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.
      • 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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