HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat, but unlike XChat it's completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems.
Hexchat is not spyware in and of itself, however you can use it to connect to services that may be spyware. Hexchat is also distributed on spyware platforms such as the Windows Store. If you want to download Hexchat, download it from the developers' website instead of the Windows Store.
If you want to edit this article, or contribute your own article(s), visit us at the git repo on Codeberg. All contributions must be licensed under the CC0 license to be accepted.
Back to catalog