WeeChat 0.2.1 reviewDownload
WeeChat also know as Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat is a fast and light IRC client for many operating systems. Everything can b
WeeChat also know as Wee Enhanced Environment for Chat is a fast and light IRC client for many operating systems.
Everything can be done with a keyboard, and it is customizable and extensible with scripts. Many GUIs are available (Curses, GTK, and Qt). It is compliant with RFCs 1459, 2810, 2811, 2812, and 2813.
Here are some key features of "WeeChat":
light & fast
developed from scratch
multi-platform (GNU/Linux, *BSD, Mac OS X, Windows, ..)
100% GPL & free
IRC standards compliant
DCC support (file & chat)
multi-servers connection, with no limit
soft, background connection
GTK+ and Qt GUI
Innovating features (no other client does that!)
curses, GTK+ and Qt GUI (soon)
nicklist available on all GUI (including curses)
horizontal and vertical window split
infobar highlight for other channels
> any highlight is visible without switching to channel
FIFO pipe for remote control
> writing into the FIFO pipe send cmd/text in a running WeeChat
extensible with Perl, Python & Ruby scripts
Other useful features
status and infobar
color for away nicks
auto completion (nicks, commands, args)
auto save chats to files
everything is customizable
What's New in This Release:
New features added in this version include server default notify, arguments for alias and special variables (like $nick), saving of the hotlist during an upgrade.
Many bugs were fixed, such as a crash with DCC resume, a random crash with /upgrade, a problem with nicklist display, a problem with CTCP version on channels, a problem with auto-rejoin for keyed channels, and many others.
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