Polari Alternatives

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

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 6, 2020

    • 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. View 64 alternatives to WebIRC
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
    • 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. View 63 alternatives to CGI:IRC
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      • Perl


    • 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. View 62 alternatives to Nettalk
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
    • jakeIRC is a web-based Meteor IRC client that allows users to connect to their favorite IRC channels. View 67 alternatives to jakeIRC
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Meteor
      • npm
    • Gnotty ties the knot between the web and IRC. It is designed to assist open source projects that host an IRC channel for collaboration on their project. Gnotty is BSD licensed. View 67 alternatives to Gnotty
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
    • 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. View 59 alternatives to IceChat
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
    • Floe is an IRC client written in C#, using the .NET 4.0 framework with WPF technology. View 45 alternatives to Floe
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
    • Tiny Tiny IRC is an open source AJAX-powered IRC client. View 56 alternatives to Tiny Tiny IRC

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.30, released in December 2015, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
    • Hextor is an privacy focused IRC client that is based on HexChat and uses the Tor network for anonymity. View 62 alternatives to Hextor
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • Tor
    • Web IRC client for the Atheme platform. View 68 alternatives to Iris
      No screenshots yet
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • JavaScript
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