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    MetroIRC Alternatives

    MetroIRC is described as 'An IRC client for the Windows desktop which follows the Metro design guidelines' and is a IRC Client in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to MetroIRC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MetroIRC are Pidgin (Free, Open Source), Hangouts (Free), HexChat (Free, Open Source) and Facebook Messenger (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      GyachE Improved (GyachI) is a fork from Gyach Enhanced Yahoo! client for Linux operating systems. This Yahoo! client supports almost all of the features you would expect to find on the official Windows Yahoo!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      bIRC is a simple, lightweight and flexible IRC-Client written in Bash. bIRC doesn't require an installation and can be launched by executing a single script file. bIRC has plugin support and can be easily modified.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      • Perl
      CGI:IRC is a Perl/CGI program that lets you access IRC from a web browser, it is designed to be flexible and has many uses such as an IRC gateway for an IRC network, a chat-room for a website or to access IRC when stuck behind a restrictive firewall.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      WebIRC runs as a server and is always connected to your favorite IRC networks. Seamlessly open the same session from home, work, and your mobile devices to continue exactly where you left off.
    1. 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.
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    2. KMess is the Live Messenger alternative for Linux, aiming at integration with the KDE desktop environment. With KMess, chatting with friends using Live Messenger has never been so good.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-11-10. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/kmess/

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    3. Galaxium is an instant messenger application designed for the GNOME desktop. It will allow you to connect to MSN, Jabber, and IRC.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      IceChat is a fully featured, simple to use IRC Client allowing you to chat online with your friends and for meeting new people as well. It can be used in Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista and also Windows 7
      • FreeProprietary
      • Symbian S60
      mIRGGI is the first IRC client for S60 3rd Edition devices. It is also available for 2nd edition devices. It is currently in early stages because I just began writing it on 10th of March. Ive been meaning to do this for a long time but havent gotten to it.
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    4. ScrollZ is an advanced IRC client based on ircII. It incorporates many useful features found in all sorts of scripts.
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