IRCCloud Alternatives

    IRCCloud is described as 'IRC client with a future. Stay connected, chat from anywhere, and never miss a message' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to IRCCloud for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is HexChat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IRCCloud are Ripcord (Free Personal), mIRC (Paid), KVIrc (Free, Open Source) and Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 11, 2021

    1. Textual is the world's most popular application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms on macOS.
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    2. 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.


    3. Features: Standard IRC features. SSL server support. Bookmarking support. Easy to use graphical user interface. Multiple servers and channels in one single window. DCC file transfer. Multiple identities for different servers. Text decorations and colors.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Self-Hosted
      Dirc is a peer-to-peer web application which uses WebRTC to set up connections between chat participants without requiring a back-end server. The static files can be self-hosted. Other features: * Identities are key pairs (NaCl).
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Smuxi is an irssi-inspired, flexible, user-friendly and cross-platform IRC client for sophisticated users, targeting the GNOME desktop.

      Discontinued

      The last activity in the Smuxi project was in 2015

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • GNOME
      Polari is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client designed for GNOME 3.
    4. 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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    5. Ziggs is a platform that exists to facilitate peoples communications. Ziggs is like a meeting point with your devices, it helps you to transfer content between your devices smoothly. Drag-and-drop PDFs, images, videos, APK apps and other files directly into Ziggs.
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    6. An Android IRC client that provides access to the capabilities of Internet Relay Chat. It is designed for group communication, but works equally well for those who prefer minimalism and stability over the aesthetics of modern IM clients.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      No Java, no flash. With Mibbit, chatting online is easy, just choose your nickname and press go! No sign-up is required and you can use it from wherever you are with just a web browser.
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