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    wsIRC Alternatives

    wsIRC is described as 'wsIrc - the global community communicator, goal is to offer a free web IRC client which should be at the end as good as old standalone application, but yet without requiring any installation, without any update, without any virus risk, and maybe we will offer yet a few' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to wsIRC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Thunderbird, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like wsIRC are HexChat (Free, Open Source), mIRC (Paid), Quassel IRC (Free, Open Source) and KVIrc (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 15, 2022
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    1. Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail, news and instant messaging client. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox.
      Thunderbird vs wsIRC opinions
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      Its not a web based IRC client
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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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.
      • FreeOpen Source
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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.

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      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.8.8, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • FreeOpen Source
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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.
      Textual vs wsIRC opinions
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      brucewilliams Great support team and continuous upgrades
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      A hand-crafted IRC client that you can enjoy. Designed to be used easily and freely. More friendly than other webirc clients giving the general public an easy option to connect to any IRC network.
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