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Current Version: 2.3 (4617) (August 21, 2009)

Colloquy is a free, open source IRC client based upon the Firetalk IRC engine for Mac OS X 10.3.9 and later. Its customizable, Cocoa-based interface will feel familiar to users of Apple's iChat, making it quite friendly and approachable for an IRC application. It is also fully compatibe with mIRC coloring, aind includes full DCC support.

Version 2.3 (4617) adds/changes the following:

  • Adds a Bouncer that can be used with Colloquy for iPhone to receive push notifications. (The bouncer feature is Leopard only.)
  • Support identification services on other networks like QuakeNet, Undernet and GameSurge.
  • Warning alert before sending large amounts of text to the chat.
  • Better hostmask generation for bans.
  • Over 60 more changes, fixes and additions.

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