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IRCAnywhere is described as 'open source web based IRC bonucer application written in javascript. It's designed to be a free alternative to IRCCloud. Unlike IRCCloud where you have little control over uptime and the privacy of your users, IRCAnywhere aims to give the control to you' and is a IRC Client in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to IRCAnywhere for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is HexChat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IRCAnywhere are mIRC, KVIrc, Quassel IRC and Kiwi IRC.

IRCAnywhere alternatives are mainly IRC Clients but may also be Instant Messengers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of IRCAnywhere.
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  1. HexChat icon

    HexChat

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Xfce
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz
    64 alternatives to HexChat 

    HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat for Linux , but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems.

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    1.  PortableHexChat can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    mIRC

    63 alternatives to mIRC 

    mIRC is a popular Internet Relay Chat client used by millions of people, and thousands of organizations, to communicate, share, play and work with each other on IRC networks around the world. Serving the Internet community for over a decade, mIRC has evolved into a powerful...

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    KVIrc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    55 alternatives to KVIrc 

    KVIrc is a free portable IRC client based on the excellent Qt GUI toolkit. KVirc is being written by Szymon Stefanek and the KVIrc Development Team with the contribution of many IRC addicted developers around the world.

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    1.  PortableKVIrc can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Quassel IRC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    57 alternatives to Quassel IRC 

    Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client based on the Qt4 framework. Distributed means that one (or multiple) client(s) can attach to and detach from a central core that stays permanently online -- much like the popular combination of screen and a...

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    Kiwi IRC

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    66 alternatives to Kiwi IRC 

    A hand-crafted IRC client that you can enjoy. Designed to be used easily and freely. More friendly than other webirc clients giving the general public an easy option to connect to any IRC network.

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    XChat for Linux

    • Windows
    • Linux
    62 alternatives to XChat for Linux 

    XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux and Windows. It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc. Even file transfers are possible.

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    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8.8, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    WeeChat

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • Xfce
    52 alternatives to WeeChat 

    WeeChat is a free chat client, fast and light, designed for many operating systems. It is highly customizable and extensible with scripts.

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    1.  Command line interfaceWeeChat either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsWeeChat can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Konversation

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    56 alternatives to Konversation 

    Konversation is an IRC client which gives you speedy access to Freenode network's channels, where you will find support for most distributions.

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    IRCCloud

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    65 alternatives to IRCCloud 

    IRCCloud is an IRC client with a future. Stay connected, chat from anywhere, and never miss a message.

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    Textual

    56 alternatives to Textual 

    Textual is the world's most popular application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms on macOS.

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