Textual 5.0.2

A lightweight and simple to use OS X IRC client that provides the tools needed to stay in touch with your friends using the internet
Textual is a straightforward and lightweight IRC client designed specifically for Mac OS X with simplicity in mind.

Textual's easy-to-use functionality combined with scripting support make it an ideal IRC client for novice to advanced users.

Main features:

  • iCloud syncing features
  • Support for IPv6
  • Compatible with IRCv3 standards
  • Intuitive hot keys
  • Multi-encoding support.
  • Auto-completion features
  • Expandable via scripts
  • Native fullscreen support
  • Inline nickname colorization
  • Rich array of keyboard shortcuts
  • Address Book for tracking when friends are online & offline
  • Powerful, customizable, rule-based ignore matching
  • Inline media embedding (Show images inline with chat)
  • Auto-Completion for nicknames, commands, and channels
  • Growl and native Notification Center support
  • Bold, color, italic, and underline text formatting
  • Built in support for converting text emoticons to emojis
  • Powerful ZNC integration for power users
  • Many community created addons & styles
  • Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL)
  • SOCK4 and SOCK5 proxy support (with or without SSL)
  • Support for sending self-signed certificates for authentication
  • Support for validating and specifying trust for untrusted certificates

last updated on:
November 18th, 2014, 8:34 GMT
file size:
6.5 MB
developed by:
Codeux Software
license type:
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.8.3 or later
binary format:
Intel only
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Textual - From the main window you will be able to connect to various IRC servers and channels.Textual - You can send a private message to a person in the chat room by right clicking on its nickname and then select "private message"Textual - By right clicking on a channel, you can leave it, add a new channel or delete it with just a few mouse clicks.TextualTextualTextualTextualTextualTextualTextualTextual
What's New in This Release:
  • Additions:
  • To help users with varying levels of colorblindness, the background color of unread badges displayed for channels that contains a highlight can now be manually configured through the User Interface section of Preferences.
  • Changes:
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