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HexChat IRC client


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/26/2018.

Easy to use and customizable interface
Cross-platform on Windows and Unix-like OSes
Highly scriptable with Python and Perl
Translated in multiple languages
Fully open source and actively developed
Multi-network with auto-connect, join, and identify
Spellcheck, Proxies, SASL, DCC support and more

To install HexChat IRC client, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install hexchat --version 2.9.5

To upgrade HexChat IRC client, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade hexchat --version 2.9.5


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Berke Viktor


Copyright (C) 1998-2010 Peter Zelezny. Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Berke Viktor.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
HexChat IRC client 2.12.4 2546 Thursday, April 27, 2017 approved
HexChat IRC client 1630 Sunday, July 3, 2016 approved
HexChat IRC client 2.12.1 154 Tuesday, May 3, 2016 approved
HexChat IRC client 2.12.0 611 Tuesday, March 15, 2016 approved
HexChat 2.10.2 792 Monday, December 7, 2015 approved
HexChat IRC client 2.10.1 1994 Sunday, November 9, 2014 approved
HexChat IRC client 2.10.0 594 Friday, July 18, 2014 approved
HexChat IRC client 545 Monday, December 23, 2013 approved
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