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 24, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Nettalk is a powerful but easy to use free (open source) IRC-client for Windows. The smart user interface is based on Windows standards, so it is easy to get used to it.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      Gnotty ties the knot between the web and IRC. It is designed to assist open source projects that host an IRC channel for collaboration on their project. Gnotty is BSD licensed.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Meteor
      • npm
      jakeIRC is a web-based Meteor IRC client that allows users to connect to their favorite IRC channels.

      To run jakeIRC locally, you need to have meteor as well as npm irc installed.

      NPM: https://www.npmjs.com/

      NPM IRC: https://www.npmjs.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      IceChat is a fully featured, simple to use IRC Client allowing you to chat online with your friends and for meeting new people as well. It can be used in Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista and also Windows 7
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Tiny Tiny IRC is an open source AJAX-powered IRC client. The idea behind this being that you don't need either client software or even a stable network connection to stay connected to IRC, just keep the site opened to see new messages.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.30, released in December 2015, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.



    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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    2. The sushi IRC suite consists of a central daemon and several clients, which communicate via DBus. The daemon -- maki -- provides DBus methods and signals that abstract the IRC protocol to make it more pleasant to use.
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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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      • 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
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      Web IRC client for the Atheme platform.
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