Last Updated on: 19th November 2023, 12:43 pm

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Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: AmigaOS, MorphOS
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
First release: 1995

AmIRC – a client for the IRC Internet Relay Chat protocol, originally developed by Oliver Wagner and Jamie van den Berge.

Its look and feel was copied many times and inspired the creation of XChat. AmIRC was ported to MorphOS in 2004 and many new features and improvements were added.

The main features of AmIRC are:
– UPnP port forwarding for DCC and IdentD.
– Turbo and Passive DCC support.
– Advanced Low Level Plugin API.
– Single Window Iconification.
– Lag-o-meter shows lag from the server.
– Individual window logging.
– Intuitive channel window with user list and mode display.
– ARexx port includes event trapping.
– IRCNet and UnderNet extensions.
– Oper and clone announcement.
– Builtin IdentD, disables itself if needed.
– Bind sound effects, auto deiconify or ARexx to events.
– Last nick history, TAB key cycles through.
– URL grabber saves any URLs to send to your web browser.
– Supports colored text for both input (WYSIWIG) and output.
– CTCP/DCC flood protection.
– Time-stamping of lines and inline clickable URLs.

As of 6th July 2011 AmIRC is freeware, and all demo version limitations have been removed.
The latest version of AmIRC was released in 2015.

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