ClicksAndWhistles Alternatives

    ClicksAndWhistles is described as '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' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ClicksAndWhistles 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 ClicksAndWhistles are mIRC (Paid), XChat for Linux (Free, Open Source), ZeroChat (Free, Open Source) and Kiwi IRC (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 6, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • 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. HexChat was originally called XChat-WDK which in turn was a successor of freakschat.
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      • 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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      • 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      The program is no longer updated.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
      • 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.


      • 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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    1. MegaIRC is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) Client. It allows you to connect to the IRC network a virtual meeting place where people from all over the world can meet and talk.

      Warning

      The site and the program have a BAD reputation on WOT. You can see it on http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/ironfist.at.tut.by

    2. 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.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      HydraIRC is an open-source IRC client with an attractive and easy to use interface.

      Discontinued

      Not maintained since 2008

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

      Discontinued

      Author announed EOL on homepage.

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