Choosing an IRC client
There are several different ways to connect to IRC; this page gives an overview of good clients for first-time IRC users!
Once you have installed the client you like, remember to connect to us at irc.deltaworlds.com Unsecure Port: 6667 Secure Port: 6697
Installing an IRC client
There are dozens of IRC clients to choose from, here are a selection of clients that are easy to install and use:
These are clients that you navigate primarily with your mouse cursor or touch.
- Hexchat – Windows, Linux (free)
- LimeChat – macOS (free)
- Konversation – Windows, Linux (free)
- mIRC – Windows (paid)
- Pidgin – Linux, macOS, FreeBSD, Windows (free)
- Textual – macOS (paid)
- LimeChat – iOS (paid)
- Palaver – iOS (paid)
- RevolutionIRC – Android, also on F-Droid (free)
- Goguma – Android, also on F-Droid (free)
Terminal or text-based clients are clients which you primarily navigate with keyboard shortcuts. These typically do not need mouse navigation, so they are great for running on servers and accessing remotely.
Both of these are free and run under Linux, macOS, and Windows (using WSL or Cygwin)