jakeIRC Alternatives

    jakeIRC is described as 'web-based Meteor IRC client that allows users to connect to their favorite IRC channels' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to jakeIRC 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 jakeIRC 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

    1. Textual is the world's most popular application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms on macOS.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      • ZeroNet
      An IRC-like internet chatroom hosted on ZeroNet, a distributed network. 0rc is a fully distributed website, and messages are shared through peers using the ZeroNet stack. In addition, making a new chatroom website is a simple as downloading the files and cloning the site.

      Discontinued

      Last update on github made over 5 years (March 13, 2016).



    2. Messenger for Desktop is a wrapper for the official client messenger.com. Therefore it works like a regular browser which can only navigate to the messenger.com web app. MFD doesn't touch your messages, account or personal data. All that is handled securely by Facebook.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during the installation: Forum

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Wine
      c#/csharp IRC CLient. AdiIRC stores all its settings in text files, this way you can grab the adiirc folder and put in on a usb device or external harddrive. Take all your settings and servers with you everywhere!
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    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.
      • 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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      • 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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