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Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Aug 31, 2018
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HexChat Review

HexChat is a free and open source irc chat app filed under instant messaging software and made available by berkeviktor for Windows.

The review for HexChat has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

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HexChat has been picked by our editors as good software.
HexChat has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested HexChat 2.14.2 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

Publisher's Description

A free IRC client forked from the original XChat project:

HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat, but unlike XChat it's completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems. Since XChat is open source, it is perfectly legal.

HexChat was originally called XChat-WDK which in turn was a successor of freakschat.

HexChat features and highlights:
  • Easy to use and customizable interface
  • Cross-platform on Windows, OS X, and Unix-like OSes
  • Highly script-able with Python and Perl
  • Translated in multiple languages
  • Fully open source and actively developed
  • Multi-network with auto-connect, join, and identify
  • Spell check, Proxies, SASL, DCC support and more

HexChat is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from instant messaging software without restrictions. HexChat 2.14.2 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This irc chat software is filed under:
  • HexChat Download
  • Freeware Instant Messaging Software
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: HexChat 2.14

Compatibility with this irc chat software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from berkeviktor.

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