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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, Javascript and PHP
  • 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 2.1, released on Mar 18, 2018.

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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

Mar 18, 2018 Version 2.1
Dec 28, 2017 Donations via Liberapay
Dec 20, 2017 Version 2.0.1
Dec 3, 2017 Version 2.0
Sep 23, 2017 Version 1.9.1 (security release)
Jun 25, 2017 Version 1.9
May 13, 2017 Version 1.8
Apr 22, 2017 Version 1.7.1 (security release)

More ››Upcoming events

Jul 8, 2018 Version 2.2
Oct 21, 2018 Version 2.3
Feb 3, 2019 Version 2.4
May 25, 2019 Version 2.5