HexChat Alternatives

    HexChat is described as 'IRC client based on XChat for Linux , but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems' and is a well-known app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to HexChat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, the Web and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Pidgin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HexChat are Adium (Free, Open Source), mIRC (Paid), irssi (Free, Open Source) and Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 6, 2020

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