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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 (cygwin).

WeeChat is:
  • modular: a lightweight core with optional plugins
  • multi-protocols architecture (mainly IRC)
  • extensible with C, Python, Perl, Ruby, Lua, Tcl and Scheme
  • 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 1.0, released on Aug 15, 2014.

Get involved!

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

Aug 15, 2014 Version 1.0
Apr 2, 2014 Source code of weechat.org
Mar 4, 2014 Git repositories moved to GitHub
Feb 9, 2014 Version 0.4.3
Oct 19, 2013 WeeChat in Cygwin
Oct 6, 2013 Version 0.4.2

More ››Upcoming events

Nov 23, 2014 Version 1.1
Mar 1, 2015 Version 1.2
Jun 7, 2015 Version 1.3
Sep 6, 2015 Version 1.4