MegaIRC is described as 'Internet Relay Chat (IRC) Client. It allows you to connect to the IRC network a virtual meeting place where people from all over the world can meet and talk' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MegaIRC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, the Web and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MegaIRC are HexChat (Free, Open Source), mIRC (Paid), irssi (Free, Open Source) and Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source).
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- XChat is an IRC chat program for both Linux (Open Source) and Windows (Shareware, 30-day trial). View 62 alternatives to XChat for Windows
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8.9, released in May 2010, can be still bought from the official website.
- Paid • Proprietary
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