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Szymon Stefanek
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Feb 24, 2015
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KVIrc Review

KVIrc is a free and open source irc client app filed under instant messaging software and made available by Szymon Stefanek for Windows.

The review for KVIrc has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

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KVIrc has been picked by our editors as very good.
KVIrc has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested KVIrc 4.2.0 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

Publisher's Description

A free IRC client which comes packed with a bunch of useful features including file transfer:

KVIrc is a free portable IRC client based on the excellent Qt GUI toolkit. KVirc is being written by Szymon Stefanek and the KVIrc Development Team with the contribution of many IRC addicted developers around the world.

KVIrc features and highlights:
  • Full GUI Based configuration
  • MDI floatable windows
  • Built-in help browser
  • Themes support (all configurable by GUI or scripting)
  • Pseudo-transparency support (up to the desktop on KDE)
  • Drag & Drop toolbar editing
  • Activity Notifier Pop-Up
  • Status bar with Applet support
  • Unread text mark
  • Proxy support (SOCKSv4, SOCKSv5, HTTP)
  • Full IPv6 support (also for DCC transfers)
  • SSL support (also over IPv6)
  • Micryption support
  • Modular architecture: unfrequently used features reside in external modules and are loaded only when necessary
  • Extensibility: a huge API for writing extension modules
  • UNICODE support
  • Multiserver connection
  • Notify lists
  • Ignore lists
  • Registered users database
  • Lag meter
  • Configurable logging
  • Standard DCC CHAT and SEND (with resume) support
  • Extended DCC types: VOICE, RSEND, GET, RECV
  • DCC CHAT over SSL
  • DCC bandwidth limit (ability to set it "on the fly")

KVIrc is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from instant messaging software without restrictions. KVIrc 4.2.0 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This irc client software is filed under:
  • KVIrc Download
  • Freeware Instant Messaging Software
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: KVIrc 4.2

Compatibility with this irc client software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Szymon Stefanek.

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