ZeroChat Alternatives

    ZeroChat is described as '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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to ZeroChat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ZeroChat are Skype (Freemium), Slack (Freemium), Matrix.org (Free, Open Source) and Pidgin (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 19, 2021

    1. Work Better Together Start conversations, plan projects, share files and organise events easily together. Provide your team with everything they need to be more productive and communicate effectively within one centralised platform.
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    2. BeagleIM is a lightweight and powerful XMPP client developed by Tigase, Inc. It provides an easy way to start using the XMPP Protocol (formerly known as Jabber) if you've never used it before. Veterans of the protocol will find many features here they are familiar.
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    3. LeggoChat is a group or channel based chat platform that is designed to be easy to set up for any casual, or formal settings and discussions. Users can choose to have their messages logged and stored, or otherwise. No user accounts are required to get started at all.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Atomic is an open source IRC client built for a new age. New features from its heritage of Yaaic, improvements and stuff.
    4. Chanty helps teams improve productivity and business communication. Unlimited message history, task management, file sharing and powerful notifications organize and save your day. Collaborate and communicate effectively in one place.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Convos is an IRC client that runs in your browser and brings the IRC experience into the 21st century. It features a persistent bouncer on the server side that will keep you online even after you close your browser window. Want to use Convos on your phone? No problem!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Subway is a web-based IRC client with a multi-user backend and a JavaScript-heavy UI. Frontend/backend communication is done with websockets (or best available fallback where not available).

      Discontinued

      Subway is in hiatus, i.e. it's not currently functional and not under active development, but the plan is to finish this project some point in the future. Meanwhile currently the maintainer strongly suggests taking a look at Shout .

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Node.JS
      A modern web IRC client. Built on Node.js.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Socket.io
      • Node.JS
      • jQuery
      jsIRC is written using Socket.IO, node.js, jQuery Title Alert and Sencha ExtJS, relying on string.js, Lo-Dash and PhantomJS.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer accessible and the GitHub repo hasn't been updated since May 17th, 2015.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      bIRC is a simple, lightweight and flexible IRC-Client written in Bash. bIRC doesn't require an installation and can be launched by executing a single script file. bIRC has plugin support and can be easily modified.
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