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jakeIRC Alternatives

jakeIRC is described as 'web-based Meteor IRC client that allows users to connect to their favorite IRC channels' and is a IRC Client in the social & communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to jakeIRC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Pidgin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like jakeIRC are SeaMonkey, HexChat, Empathy and mIRC.

jakeIRC alternatives are mainly IRC Clients but may also be Instant Messengers or Web Browsers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of jakeIRC.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted
  • Meteor
  • npm

jakeIRC is a web-based Meteor IRC client that allows users to connect to their favorite IRC channels.

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  1. Chatzilla icon

    Chatzilla

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • SeaMonkey
    • Firefox

    ChatZilla is a clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client, built on the Mozilla platform, which provides all the usual features: multiple servers, a built-in list of standard networks, easy searching and sorting of available channels, logging, and...

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    Discontinued

    Discontinued since 2017. From their website: “With the release of Firefox 57 (Firefox Quantum), it is no longer possible for ChatZilla to work as an extension in Firefox.”

    ChatZilla in the #chatzilla support channel.
  2. HydraIRC icon

    HydraIRC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    HydraIRC is an open-source IRC client with an attractive and easy to use interface.

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    Discontinued

    Not maintained since 2008

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    Colloquy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Traditionally, chat clients on the Mac have been anything but glamorous. Colloquy is an advanced IRC, SILC & ICB client which aims to fill this void. By adhering to Mac OS X interface conventions, Colloquy has the look and feel of a quality Mac application.

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    LimeChat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    LimeChat is an IRC client for Windows, Mac OS X and iOS.

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    Mibbit

    • 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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  6. Beagle IM icon

    Beagle IM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    BeagleIM is a lightweight and powerful XMPP client developed by Tigase, Inc. It provides an easy way to start using the XMPP Protocol (formerly known as Jabber) if you've never used it before. Veterans of the protocol will find many features here they are familiar.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionBeagle IM has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  7. Convos icon

    Convos

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Convos is an IRC client that runs in your browser and brings the IRC experience into the 21st century. It features a persistent bouncer on the server side that will keep you online even after you close your browser window. Want to use Convos on your phone? No problem!

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  8. Tiny Tiny IRC icon

    Tiny Tiny IRC

    • 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.

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    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.

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  9. jsIRC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Socket.io
    • Node.JS
    • jQuery

    jsIRC is written using Socket.IO, node.js, jQuery Title Alert and Sencha ExtJS, relying on string.js, Lo-Dash and PhantomJS.

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    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer accessible and the GitHub repo hasn't been updated since May 17th, 2015.

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    Floe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Floe is an IRC client written in C#, using the .NET 4.0 framework with WPF technology. It is inspired largely by both XChat and mIRC, and one of its distinguishing features is the ability to choose which layout style to use (tabular like XChat or flow like mIRC).

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