Giganews Newsgroups

IRC Clients for Windows

IRC Reviews / IRC programs / Microsoft Windows

Name Reviews Home page
0irc   [open source] Minimal command-line (but Windows-native so has its own ...
Advanced IRC   open sourced freeware. VBScripting, DCC, no screenshots online I...
AWIRC   According to its Web page, ``AIRC is a small windows Irc Client, it...
Babbel   [MacOS + OS X + MS Windows XP/NT] Multilingual, multiple servers, the ...
Bersirc   Not yet stable, I am told, but already has a lot of features,...
BoxedIRC   BoxedIrc is an mIRC-ish IRC client for Microsoft Windows with support ...
Cabral   A visual basic IRC client that includes source code.
CHOCOA   Seems to have a fairly basic feature set but a single window...
CiRcLe   [LOST] Free Visual basic client, lots of features and you can...
Dana   A skinnable German IRC client; also in English, Spanish...
Diplomat   [LOST] Diplomat is a "stand alone" chat client that directly...
dIRC   Built-in spell checking, scripting in vbscript, jscript, perl and...
FlexIRC   Under development and ahs an Undernet channel where you can ask for...
FreeIRC   The web page says that IRCFree started originally around 1995 under...
HexChat   [open source] A Windows version of x-chat that's free. This is a very ...
hirc *** Quite small and easy to use; supports CTCP, DCC, scripts,...
HydraIRC   Multi-server. Many features, including window docking, DCC chat and...
IamC * Very simple bare-bones freeware client, originally written to help...
IceChat   When a program's Web site doesn't bother to say what platform it's...
ichat   ichat is a chat plug-in for Netscape 2.x and higher and Internet...
IRC Gold :-( Pretty poor client. It crashed on me, but I was already wanting to...
IRC Messenger   [commercial] An interface like AOL IM or MSN Messenger for IRC....
IRCaman   Needs Tcl/Tk 8.0.3. This appears to be little more than a front end...
ircbase   A Windows port of the Unix ircbase client (q.v.) which includes an...
klient *** A commercial IRC client.
KoroIRC   A 0.3 "beta" version, now supports DCC, settings and more. Source...
leafchat ***** powerful, good looking and scriptable; progressive jpeg display...
Masquerade   Commercial; text to voice, and can animate cartoon characters to...
MaxxChat   The developers say, MaxxChat is a toolbar-type application which...
Miranda IM   [GPL] A multi protocol instant messenger client that can be run...
mIRC ***** The most popular IRC client for Windows. See also www.mircx.com for...
ML IRC   A client written in Visual Basic; needs 32-bit VB4 installed. Source...
MonIRC   MonIRC is designed as a single channel IRC program to assist IRC...
MuriChat   A Japanese IRC client for Windows.
MuzIRC   [commercial] An IRC program whose main (only?) objective is sharing...
OrbitIRC   [definct?] Win 95 graphical interface; shareware ($9.95?), but the...
OrnateIRC   A skinnable IRC client for Windows, with a colourful...
PhibianIRC   I can't find it.
Pirch   Renamed to Vortec IRC
PowerChat   An IRC client specifcally designed for the habitual user, says the...
Quassel IRC   Quassel is a multi-platform graphical IRC program that lets you...
QuIRC   [dead or lost] Appears to be a multi¬≠threaded IRC client for Windows ...
Relay-WFC   A version of Relay-JFC that uses Microsoft Java and therefore runs...
RoxIRC   RoxIRC is a graphical IRC client written in tcl/tk. It provides a...
savIRC   [GPL] A multi-platform tcl-based multi-window scriptable client with...
TCustomIRC   Commercial IRC client using Delphie: "SDS has just released the first ...
TeleCafe   The Internet TeleCafe is an interactive, friendly place to socialize...
ThrashIRC   A multi-server commercial IRC chat program. The Web page doesn't say...
Trillian   Skinnable; Combines MSN Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, ICQ and IRC ...
TurboIRC   IRCX-compatible (for use with MSN) and scriptable. Supports voice...
TurboIRC 2000   Available in four languaegs with skins, C-like scripting, and many...
TuxIRC   [gone?] A command-line client written in Perl, as a learning...
ViRC **** Many features, integration with Windos Explorer, shared whiteboard,...
Vortec IRC   Designed to be similar to the old "pIRCh" client, and written in...
WeeChat   WeeChat (Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat) is a fast and light IRC...
Winsock IRC   A client for Windows 3.1, I think. Not sure. Chinese home...
WiRC   The web site doesn't mention the platform, so it's probably a Windows ...
WSIRC   Appears to be defunct.; try here perhaps.
X-Chat **** [shareware, 30-day license] This is a port of the Unix/X-Windows...
XiRCON **** An IRC client that appeals to users of all skill levels. Instantly...
Zirc   [LOST!] The web page claims, Something in between Mirc and Virc, it...

Valid HTML 4.01!

Page mantained by Liam Quin, Ankh on SorceryNet