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What is a good IRC program to use now-a-days? I remember using mIRC, and that was nice. I'm looking for one that when I click on an IRC link within a webpage, it automatically connects me to the channel. There's a Wiki containing an enormous list, but I don't want to try every one of them.

Which one do you all suggest that fit the specs I want?

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Babbel
Bersirc
CBIRC
ChinWag IRC
Client
Coedit - Coedit is an IRC client allowing wiki editing.
Dana (software) - One of the smallest clients
dIRC
Gaim
Go PowerTools
HydraIRC
IceChat
IM2
IRCFree
Klient
KoolChat
KoroIRC
Microsoft Comic Chat
Miranda IM
mIRC
Nettalk
Orion
pIRCh
TinyIRC
Trillian
TurboIRC
ViRC
SolarIRC
Vortec IRC
WS_IRC
X-Chat
BoxedIRC
XiRCON
Wiki Source

Thanks!
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None of you use IRC?!
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im new to irc and i used mirc for a while but it said i had to pay for it so i stopped using it.
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Xchat 2 (i think the windows version is called SilverX)
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Xchat 2 (i think the windows version is called SilverX)
I concur; use it quite frequently myself.
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Cool, thanks. I'm going to try that out.

+REPs to yous.
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post #7 of 8
For Windows, I recommend mirc, bersirc and hydrairc. You could always use miranda or trillian if you already use aim, msn, etc. and don't want to run an im program and an irc client.
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mIRC is very easy, I've logged about 1200 hours using that. Gaim works okay...it's not user friendly or powerful like mIRC is. I also used X-chat when I was still running Ubuntu as my main OS... it's decent. I prefer mIRC over all of them though.
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