Floe Alternatives

    Floe is described as 'IRC client written in C#, using the .NET 4.0 framework with WPF technology. It is inspired largely by both XChat and mIRC, and one of its distinguishing features is the ability to choose which layout style to use (tabular like XChat or flow like mIRC)' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Floe for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is HexChat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Floe are mIRC (Paid), Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source), irssi (Free, Open Source) and XChat for Linux (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • GNOME
      Polari is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client designed for GNOME 3.
    1. Chat, date, find taxis, manage projects and tasks and more all in one app. Mobile Node is a feature rich app that lets users to communicate securely, and since no user generated content are stored on the server-side, your privacy is guaranteed.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.001.005, released in February 2017, can be still downloaded from the Google Play Store.

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      • 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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    2. 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.

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      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

    3. 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      The program is no longer updated.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
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      LimeChat is an IRC client for Windows, Mac OS X and iOS.
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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

    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      qwebirc is a web based AJAX IRC client.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      What is it? Shout is a web IRC client that you host on your own server. What features does it have? * Multiple user support * Stays connected even when you close the browser * Connect from multiple devices at once * Responsive layout — works well on your smartphone

      Discontinued

      Shout's development has stopped early 2016 and replaced by its official community fork: The Lounge .

      See https://github.com/erming/shout

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