HexChat Alternatives for Android

    HexChat is not available for Android but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is WeeChat, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to HexChat and ten of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to HexChat are IRCCloud (Freemium), Mobile Node (Free), AndroIRC (Freemium) and Glowing Bear (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client. It runs on many platforms (including Linux, BSD and Mac OS).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      IRCCloud is an IRC client with a future. Stay connected, chat from anywhere, and never miss a message.
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    2. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      AndroIRC is your new IRC client!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      • WeeChat
      • Firefox OS
      • Google Play Store
      • Firefox
      Glowing Bear is a sleek, modern web frontend that securely connects to a running instance of WeeChat using its built-in relay protocol.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Ubuntu Touch
      • Plasma Mobile
      Kaidan is a simple, user-friendly Jabber/XMPP client providing a modern user interface using Kirigami and QtQuick. The back-end of Kaidan is written in C++ using the QXmpp XMPP client library and Qt 5.
      • 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
      • 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
      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.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      Multiple secure IRC connections Connect to several Internet Relay Chat (IRC) networks over SSL for encryption and added security.
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