DMDirc is a free, open source and cross-platform IRC client written in Java.
DMDirc was designed to address the lack of a good IRC client in Linux but also on other platforms as Mac OS X and Windows.
DMDirc is cross-platform and it works on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Binaries for the Windows and Linux platforms are available on the project's homepage.
Here are some key features of "DMDirc":
· Execute commands when certain events happen, without using a scripting language
Brick with a plus signEasily extendible:
· Support for plugins, themes and packs of actions to easily extend and customise the client
Colour wheelColourful chat:
· Support for both mIRC and hex colours, as well as bold, italics and more
· Intelligent tab completion and link detection makes life easier
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Textpane font settings
· One of our most requested improvements – you can now set both the font name and size of the text displayed in DMDirc’s textpane. The options can be set globally, per-server or per-channel as usual.
· Alternate parsers (Twitter support)
· DMDirc can now support different parsers in addition to our previous IRC parser. This means better or alternative IRC parsers can be developed in the future, or we can develop parsers to interact with completely different systems. As a proof of concept, we’ve developed a Twitter parser which allows you to read your Twitter news feed and post status updates direct from DMDirc!
· Configurable server names
· You can now configure how DMDirc displays server names in the treeview and the titlebar. This means you can (for example) show your nickname along with the server name (useful if you often connect to the same server twice as different users), or show the network name instead of the server address (in case you use a bouncer to co...