Gnotty Alternatives

    Gnotty is described as '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' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Gnotty for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Pidgin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gnotty are HexChat (Free, Open Source), mIRC (Paid), Empathy (Free, Open Source) and Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      bIRC is a simple, lightweight and flexible IRC-Client written in Bash. bIRC doesn't require an installation and can be launched by executing a single script file. bIRC has plugin support and can be easily modified.
      • 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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      • 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
      • 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
      • 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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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      lightIRC is a fast, free, Flash-based IRC Client. It supports webcams with an extension! Embed it into your website with a couple of clicks! It supports stylesheets for its own skins, has support for multiple languages, and can be used with every IRCd.
      • 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.

      • Mac
      Linkinus 2 provides a rich, social IRC experience; featuring embedded media, short URL expansion, message starring, combined chats, emoticons, and much more!
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