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IRC - Internet Relay Chat

mIRC
Reviewed Version:5.41

mIRC doesn't allow you to copy and paste text from the message screens. The impotant point of this IRC Program is that it comes with a list of IRC servers.

Changes to Start Bar

mIRC creates a sub-menu for itself containing a few items it thinks you might like to see. It does not include the uninstall program in the Start Bar

Uninstall Options

mIRC includes an uninstall program. It does not add an entry to the uninstall Control Panel.

Configuration Information

mIRC stores its configuration information in individual files, which can facilitate the manual transfer of settings between other programs.

XiRCON
Reviewed Version:1.0 Beta 4

XiRCON uses TCL as its scripting language. It does not come with a list of IRC servers.It does not have a help file as of the version we downloaded.

Changes to Start Bar

XiRCON creates a top-level Icon for the main program in the start bar, and creates a sub-menu for itself containing a few items it thinks you might like to see. It does not include the uninstall program in the Start Bar

Uninstall Options

XiRCON includes an uninstall program, and adds an entry to the Uninstall Control Panel option, but does not put the Uninstall program in the start bar

Configuration Information

XiRCON stores its configuration information in the Registry, wwhich means that it takes up less space, and you don't have to worry about wasted clusters.

Pirch
Reviewed Version:Build 1.0.1.1190

It crashed on my system after logging into a server. It does not include an uninstall program, or put an entry in the Uninstall Control Panel. It contains a list of servers.