srain 1.0.0rc9999

Modern IRC client written in GTK.

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Modern IRC client written in GTK.

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Packaging Status



  • Fully open source
  • RFC {1459,2812} compatible
  • Partial IRCv3 support
  • Multi-platform support (Linux, Windows and macOS)
  • Act like modern IM client
    • Graphical user interface
    • Convenient connection panel
    • Interactive channel search
    • Forward message in one click
    • URL preview
    • Desktop notificaion
    • Special optimization for bridge/relay bot
  • Act like geek IRC client
    • Anything can be done via commands
    • Fine-grained configuration with hot update support
    • Regex based message render and filter mechanisms
    • IPC based plugin system (TODO)

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Feel free to contact us if you have any question about Srain.

  • IRC Channel: #srain @ freenode
  • Github: file an issue Here


GNU General Public License Version 3

The recently 4 releases:

1.0.0rc9999 07 Oct 2019

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1.0.0rc5 14 Jun 2019

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1.0.0rc4 14 Jun 2019

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1.0.0rc3 14 Jun 2019

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