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About WeeChat

WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client. It runs on many platforms like Linux, Unix, BSD, GNU Hurd, Mac OS X and Windows (Bash/Ubuntu and Cygwin).

WeeChat is:
  • modular: a lightweight core with optional plugins
  • multi-protocols architecture (mainly IRC)
  • extensible with C, Python, Perl, Ruby, Lua, Tcl, Scheme and Javascript
  • fully documented and translated into several languages
  • a free program released under the GPLv3 license
  • an active project with a large community for scripts.

Latest stable version of WeeChat is 1.7, released on Jan 15, 2017.

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You can follow latest WeeChat developments on:

You can help the WeeChat project in many ways:
  • translation: software, documentation and this web site
  • code: tests, bug reports, ideas for new features and patches
  • donation: any contribution is appreciated and important for motivation.
 

More ››Latest news

Jan 15, 2017 Version 1.7
Dec 17, 2016 XZ packages
Oct 2, 2016 Version 1.6
May 1, 2016 Version 1.5
Jan 10, 2016 Version 1.4
Aug 16, 2015 Version 1.3
May 10, 2015 Version 1.2
Jan 25, 2015 Version 1.1.1

More ››Upcoming events

May 7, 2017 Version 1.8
Sep 3, 2017 Version 1.9
Jan 7, 2018 Version 2.0