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I'm trying to get my team to use an In house IRC client. They want inline pictures. I haven't found a client that supports this yet, and I haven't found a way to add this feature to any client that I've found. I've found a couple browser based clients, but this is no good because we don't want our private data to potentially go out of our network

This question (https://askubuntu.com/questions/262118/is-there-an-irc-client-for-ubuntu-with-inline-media) has an answer like what I want but, as far as I can tell, that's only for linux.

Does anyone know of a client, or plugin for a client, to support embedding media?

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  • On that page, Pidgin is a good possible candidate. It is a rather non-conventional IRC client, but it can be used as an IRC client. – Darius Oct 11 '13 at 22:51
  • I looked at pidgin, but I didn't find anything that would support it showing pictures in windows. I looked at the links from that page, but, unless I didn't understand, they don't work for me – thepaulpage Oct 17 '13 at 17:33
  • @Darius looks like this Pidgin plugin is not yet available for windows -- code.google.com/p/pidgin-embeddedvideo – drzaus Dec 16 '14 at 20:34
  • I tried to hack this into the open source flow (github.com/bretternst/Floe) but I never got very far. now we're using slack which is still a less than ideal situation. – thepaulpage Aug 29 '16 at 12:43

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