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I have been using xchat for years, but lately it hangs all the time ( i'm using silverex.org builds ). So i need a temporary alternative. Something with multiple server support.

Oh .. and no , i won't use mirc.

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I always used irssi. UNIX, Windows, OpenVMS, everything.

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Perhaps IRC Clients for Windows would be of interest to you.

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is this page some sort of "google frontend" ? –  azazul Dec 19 '09 at 14:23
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Which page, the one I linked to or the one we are on now? –  Andrew Hare Dec 19 '09 at 14:29
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Miranda IM and Pidgin support IRC, and multiple IRC servers, in addition to IM services. I haven't used MirandaIM's support for a while, but Pidgin was lacking in scriptability.

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HydraIRC would be my choice, easy to use, free open source and portable.

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Is there active development of HydraIRC going on? I used to use it, but it appeared to have been abandoned, so I switched to X-Chat. –  Samir Talwar Dec 19 '09 at 14:51
    
well, the latest version 0.3.165 was released on January 2009. "Contrary to popular belief HydraIRC is NOT dead, I and many other users still use it on a daily basis, granted it's not updated very often these days" –  Molly7244 Dec 19 '09 at 15:26
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try xchat-wdk, it provides fresh builds of xchat svn. runs stable for me (windows 7 x64).

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