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

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      AndroIRC is your new IRC client!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      HoloIRC is an open source IRC client for Android 4.0 and up. It is designed to be as simple to use as possible while being extremely small in size and fairly light in resources. It works with IRC bouncers as well as regular servers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Atomic is an open source IRC client built for a new age. New features from its heritage of Yaaic, improvements and stuff.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Convos is an IRC client that runs in your browser and brings the IRC experience into the 21st century. It features a persistent bouncer on the server side that will keep you online even after you close your browser window. Want to use Convos on your phone? No problem!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Subway is a web-based IRC client with a multi-user backend and a JavaScript-heavy UI. Frontend/backend communication is done with websockets (or best available fallback where not available).

      Discontinued

      Subway is in hiatus, i.e. it's not currently functional and not under active development, but the plan is to finish this project some point in the future. Meanwhile currently the maintainer strongly suggests taking a look at Shout .

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Node.JS
      A modern web IRC client. Built on Node.js.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Socket.io
      • Node.JS
      • jQuery
      jsIRC is written using Socket.IO, node.js, jQuery Title Alert and Sencha ExtJS, relying on string.js, Lo-Dash and PhantomJS.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer accessible and the GitHub repo hasn't been updated since May 17th, 2015.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      WebIRC runs as a server and is always connected to your favorite IRC networks. Seamlessly open the same session from home, work, and your mobile devices to continue exactly where you left off.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      leafChat is an IRC client for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      • Perl
      CGI:IRC is a 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.
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