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 0.4.3, released on Feb 9, 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.

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