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    Polari Alternatives

    Polari is described as 'Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client designed for GNOME 3' and is a IRC Client in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Polari for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is HexChat, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Polari are mIRC (Paid), Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source), KVIrc (Free, Open Source) and irssi (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 15, 2022
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    Polari is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client designed for GNOME 3.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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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.


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      Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client based on the Qt4 framework.
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      KVIrc is a free portable IRC client based on the excellent Qt GUI toolkit. KVirc is being written by Szymon Stefanek and the KVIrc Development Team with the contribution of many IRC addicted developers around the world.
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      Irssi is a terminal based IRC client for UNIX systems. It also supports SILC and ICB protocols via plugins.
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      polari is an irc client. irssi is too. The most notable difference is that irssi is CLI and polari is a GUI apploication
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

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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      The program is no longer updated.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.

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      c#/csharp IRC CLient. AdiIRC stores all its settings in text files, this way you can grab the adiirc folder and put in on a usb device or external harddrive. Take all your settings and servers with you everywhere!
    1. WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client. It runs on many platforms (including Linux, BSD and Mac OS).
      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      • Online
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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.
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