mIRC Alternatives for Linux

    mIRC is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Pidgin, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to mIRC and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to mIRC are HexChat (Free, Open Source), irssi (Free, Open Source), Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source) and Empathy (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 6, 2020

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    • BSD
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    • Xfce
    • PortableApps.com
    • npm
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Google Chrome
    • iPhone
    • Wine
    • Firefox
    • Cygwin
    • MacPorts

    Features

    • IRC
    • Chat
    • Portable
    • Xmpp
    • Web-Based
    • Multiple languages
    • Support for Multiple protocols
    • KDE
    • Command line interface
    • Encrypted chat
    • Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
    • Group chat
    • Bots
    • Integrated File Sharing
    • Video calling
    • Video chat
    • Voice Call
    • Voice chat
    • Gtk

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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