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    Linkinus Alternatives

    Linkinus is described as '2 provides a rich, social IRC experience; featuring embedded media, short URL expansion, message starring, combined chats, emoticons, and much more!' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Linkinus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Linkinus are HexChat, mIRC, Quassel IRC and XChat for Linux.

    Linkinus is mainly a IRC Client but alternatives to it may also be Email Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Linkinus.
    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021
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    1. Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox.
      Thunderbird vs Linkinus opinions
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      Linkindus -> IRC Chatting. Thunderbird -> E-Mail
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • PortableApps.com
      • Xfce
      • MacPorts
      • XQuartz
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      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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      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
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      Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client based on the Qt4 framework.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
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      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.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated.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



      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
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      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. Textual is the world's most popular application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms on macOS.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
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      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.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
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      IRCCloud is an IRC client with a future. Stay connected, chat from anywhere, and never miss a message.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • SeaMonkey
      • Firefox
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      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...

      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.”

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