MacIrssi Alternatives

    MacIrssi is described as 'Originally created by Nils Hjelte, the Cocoa port of Irssi has recently fallen out of development and become website-less' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are nine alternatives to MacIrssi for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, the Web and iPhone. The most liked alternative is mIRC. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Quassel IRC or Mibbit. Other great apps like MacIrssi are Textual (Paid), Chatzilla (Free, Open Source), LimeChat (Free, Open Source) and Colloquy (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 6, 2011

    • 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...
      • Windows
    • Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client based on the Qt4 framework.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted


    • Textual is the world's most popular application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms on macOS.
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      • Mac
    • No Java, no flash. With Mibbit, chatting online is easy, just choose your nickname and press go!
      • Free
      • Online
    • 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...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • SeaMonkey
      • Firefox
    • LimeChat is an IRC client for Windows, Mac OS X and iOS.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • Nettalk is a powerful but easy to use free (open source) IRC-client for Windows. The smart user interface is based on Windows standards, so it is easy to get used to it.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • wsIrc - the global community communicator, goal is to offer a free web IRC client which should be at the end as good as old standalone application, but yet without requiring any...
      • Free Personal
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online