Irc Client

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by paul2-0-0-2, Feb 24, 2004.

  1. paul2-0-0-2

    paul2-0-0-2 Moderator

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    Whats the best 1 out??

    Only ever used Mirc but wana start using it again an wondered which 1 :)
     
  2. sboulema

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    i use hydrairc, in the past i have used mirc/x-chat/chatzilla
     
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  4. sean.ferguson

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    i always tell people to at least give Xchat a try... you'l be surprised

    http://xchat.org
     
  5. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    yeah x-chat is quite popular :cool:
     
  6. sean.ferguson

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    it is very good, i use xchat on my slackware box and xchat-aqua on my iBook :)
     
  7. paul2-0-0-2

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    Thx i'll have a look at both of them ;)
     
  8. Xie

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    IRC client it complete personal chose ... no "best" one :)
     
  9. sean.ferguson

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    i agree, but xchat is always worth a try ;P
     
  10. SPeedY_B

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    Anything that isn't mIRC :)

    Can back-up what's been suggested already though..

    HydraIRC (www) is a very nice client, written natively for Win32 aswell. It's quite un-finished at the moment though, but of course it can only get better.

    X-Chat www) is a more established client. There aren't as many features as some other clients, but basically, I refuse to use anything else because I like it that much :)
     
  11. Xie

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    mIRC alone isn't bad if your a windows user ... its the "scripts" that give mIRC a very very bad name :(
     
  12. SPeedY_B

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    The fact it's $20.00 for something many other clients manage to do for free, and in most cases, do better, has always put me off.
     
  13. Xie

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    at least its for something legit unlike ppl that paid for Kazaa :p
     
  14. SPeedY_B

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    Anyone who paid for KaZaA is an eejit.
     
  15. Xie

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    agreed but it still happens :/
     
  16. NetRyder

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    Another vote for X-Chat, but HydraIRC is very nice too :)
     
  17. mikill

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    me no pay 20 dolla for mirc. have always used it for free :]
     
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    We don't discuss or condone warez here.
     
  19. Geffy

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    xchat is teh win
     
  20. vern

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    I've always liked mIRC. There are decent scripts for it, and it isn't very hard to customize for yourself. I also use Xchat on Debian ... haven't gotten used to it, but it's working great. Plugins aren't very plentiful though.

    Oh yeah, hydrairc looks sweet. I might give it out a try. If it wasn't for my huge mIRC log files that have been around for years, I'd might be convince to leave mIRC altogether.