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Windows 7: which IRC client do you use?


18 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
which IRC client do you use?

Ive been using mirc for many years and have recently been trying other clients out. So far Ive not really found one that I like and is as functional as mirc.

So which client do you use? Would be nice to have a 64-bit version but the only ones Ive found so far arent really up to scratch.


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24 Apr 2009   #2

Ubuntu Linux 8.10
 
 

The only one I've found that even comes close is xchat (xchat.org), and it isn't as good as mIRC in my opinion. I think the functionality mIRC offers far surpasses any other client I've used.

You may also want to to look at pidgin and trillian for their IRC capabilities as they aren't bad and also give the familiar IM look and feel to IRCing.
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26 Apr 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I agree there. Xchat is ok, but you cant surpass mirc for its shear amount of features and scripting.

I like to see what the alternatives are like.
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26 Apr 2009   #4

x64
 
 

Irssi through Putty Tray
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26 Apr 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I use ICQ not that I have ever thought about it that much, just being compatible with everyone else I know and chat to.
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27 Apr 2009   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shuko View Post
Irssi through Putty Tray
That doesnt sound very windows-like

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pooch View Post
I use ICQ not that I have ever thought about it that much, just being compatible with everyone else I know and chat to.
Its been years since I last used ICQ. I use MSN now.
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27 Apr 2009   #7

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

mIRC.
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27 Apr 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7100 RC x86/Windows XP SP3 x86 (Dual Boot)
 
 

mIRC and sometimes chatzilla.
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27 Apr 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
That doesnt sound very windows-like



Its been years since I last used ICQ. I use MSN now.
Yeah and I refused to use MSN because Microsoft used to force it on us
I quite like ICQ..............when the ads are blocked!!
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27 Apr 2009   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

They no longer force it on us now since you have to go out and download it either just by itself or as part of the live pack. You can block the ads in msn also
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