Snak Alternatives

    Snak is described as 'Popular shareware IRC client for Macintosh' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Snak for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, the Web and Mac. The best alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Snak are HexChat (Free, Open Source), mIRC (Paid), XChat for Linux (Free, Open Source) and KVIrc (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 6, 2020

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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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • PortableApps.com
      • Xfce
      • MacPorts
      • XQuartz


    • 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...
      • Windows
    • 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      The program is no longer updated.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.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • PortableApps.com
    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      • ZeroNet
    • Textual is the world's most popular application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms on macOS.
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      • Mac
    • A hand-crafted IRC client that you can enjoy. Designed to be used easily and freely.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
    • Konversation is an IRC client which gives you speedy access to Freenode network's channels, where you will find support for most distributions.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • 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.
      • Free
      • Windows
      • Wine