Awesome IRC Awesome

A curated list of awesome IRC resources.

A list of tools, software & other resources related to the Internet Relay Chat (IRC) protocol.

IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is an open source protocol that can be used for multi-user text based communication through channels.

Contents

Clients

You use these to connect to IRC.

More? Clients that include bouncers are found below.

Bouncers

Useful for disconnecting and reconnecting without losing the chat session.

Hosted

Self-hosted

Daemons

Used for running your own IRC server or network.

Services

Used to provide user accounts and bots like NickServ/ChanServ to your network.

Bots

IRC users which provide services for humans, e.g. integrations or information.

Frameworks

Helpful to write bots or integrate IRC with applications.

Bridges

Sends messages back and forth.

Channels

IRC channels.

Discovery

Platforms

Programming

Networks

A collection of IRC servers is known as a network.

Articles

Articles and blog posts about IRC.

Guides

How-to's, documentation and books.

Protocol

Information and resources about the IRC protocol itself.

Miscellaneous

Items that belong on the list but defy classification.

Use

The best ways to use this list are:

This list also uses tags to help when searching the contents:

Credits

Craig Davison

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...and contributors.

Contributions are welcome!

License

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