qwebirc is a fast, easy to use, free and open source IRC client designed by and originally just for the QuakeNet IRC network.


2017-07-25: move to git and github

After many years on Mercurial and Bitbucket: the project has moved to git and Github.

2012-02-15: various updates

Recent additions to qwebirc since last news post:

2009-06-20: SSL!

SSL support has been added, so now you can use qwebirc over https.

2009-06-06: New features

Some new experimental features have been added, including notification by favicon/titlebar flashing, operator menus, and dependency checking (should make installation clearer).

2009-04-12: WEBIRC style blocks

qwebirc now supports WEBIRC style blocks, allowing hostname setting on most ircds, as well as ASCII case-mapping.

2009-03-18: Initial release

qwebirc's source code has finally been released to the public under the GPLv2!
Feel free to download and have a play.