ClicksAndWhistles Publisher's description
from Leigh Johnston
ClicksAndWhistles is a free IRC client for Windows.
ClicksAndWhistles is a free IRC client for Windows. Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of real-time Internet text messaging allowing you to communicate with others in IRC channels (chat rooms) and one-to-one communication via private messages. You can also connect directly with another user to chat or send/receive files.
Some ClicksAndWhistles features:
* Multiple server connections and multiple "identities" allowing you to have different nicknames on different servers.
* Unicode (UTF-8) support.
* Channel favourite list with configurable key press shortcuts.
* Contacts (buddy lists) and user highlighting allowing you to associate different colours with different users.
* Keywords letting you know when somebody has mentioned something of interest to you or perhaps has mentioned your nickname. Optionally play a sound when a keyword appears.
* Support for emoticons including animated GIFs. Optionally play a sound when an emoticon appears.
* Two text display modes ("normal" or "column").
* Configurable themes, image backgrounds, outline fonts, colour gradient effects.
* Text formatting (colours, bold/italic/underline).
* Different window modes (tabbed, "place on desktop" and MDI).
* Minimize to tray with activity popup and sound event notifications.
* Full logging support including archiving and "scrollback logs" (previous session history).
* File transfers (DCC SEND) and direct chat (DCC CHAT). Identd support.
* Secure (SSL) server support. This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit. (http://www.openssl.org/).
* "Connection scripts" (a simple list of commands to run once connected) and "macros" (use one command to automatically run a series of other commands).
* Customizable message text.
System Requirements:Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install Only