Linkinus
Linkinus
2.4.3

3.6

Linkinus free download for Mac

Linkinus2.4.3

18 April 2012

Advanced IRC client.

Overview

Linkinus is the most advanced and easy-to-use IRC client for Mac OS X. Connect to thousands of IRC networks all over the world and find people to talk to about any topic, from sports to computers, cooking to auto repair.

What's new in Linkinus

Version 2.4.3:
  • Linkinus 2.4.3 is a free upgrade for all 2.x customers.
  • Fixed an issue with the way Growl alerts were handled by Linkinus.
  • Updated Growl to the latest version.
  • Improved compatibility with OS X 10.8.

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How would you rate Linkinus app?

24 Reviews of Linkinus

Jimk
11 June 2009
Version: 2.0

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FYI, version 2.0 is a paid upgrade (50% of the full price). This wasn't clearly mentioned on the main page, nor here in the update notice on 6/10/09.
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tmo1138
30 January 2017
Version: 2.4.3
Abandonware.. Conceited is gone.. The website is gone. The app on the Mac Appstore is all that remains of them. Best to consider other options now.
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Cwestpha
26 March 2016
Version: 2.4.3
Was a good app while it lasted, but it looks like the company is now gone.
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petris
08 November 2011
Version: 2.4.2
Newest version is supposedly 2.4.2 but linked file is 2.4.1. Also, the latest release on developer's website is 2.4.1.
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Macinman
23 August 2011
Version: 2.4
This update fixed one major bug I was having an introduced a new one. Now when editing a connection, I cannot add new channels by clicking the + or right clicking the connection name and choosing new channel from the menu. I have console output saved, but I don't remember what the email addy is to send it to.
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Zephyris
06 July 2011
Version: 2.3.3
My one and only problem has always been the amount of memory this app sucks up. It uses 500-600mb, I had to turn all the cool features off such as images, youtube, scroll back to 100 and yet the ram usage was extremely high forcing me to ditch this app for another.
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Iconz113
03 April 2011
Version: 2.3
anyone else having issues with using linkinus? Nobody can see what im typing in the irc channels, like im invisible. I can only see what they are saying, and sometimes that doesnt even work. Some channels topics wont even be displayed. I tried reinstalling both the application and the operating system, reformatting the harddrive. still no go. whats the deal, I wanna use linkinus.
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17th
12 January 2010
Version: 2.1.1
Version 2.1.1/21668 No DCC Resume
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Macarone
25 October 2009
Version: 2.0.3
Does this version finally enable identd? The last time I tried Linkinus it was specifically for this feature, and not only was identd NOT enabled, but I couldn't connect to ANY network. At least my current client eventually connects after a delay of close to a minute.
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Younkint
25 October 2009
Version: 2.0.3
What is it with Mac IRC client developers and greed? First Snak reneges on their promise of "free lifetime" upgrades, and now we have Linkinus charging nearly full price for minor upgrades. It's as though they *want* us to continue using open source software by shooting themselves in the feet with their pricing schemes. This is too bad; I'd love to try Linkinus, but there is no way I will get caught up in some (evidently) annual fee just to use the latest bugfix of the software.
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Iconz113
04 September 2009
Version: 2.0.2
I love this app, my favorite IRC out of them all, 5 stars easy
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Rafman
26 June 2009
Version: 2.0.1
I bought a license 2 month ago and now I'm forced tuo buy an upgrade license for version 2.0? I got this as an answer from the developer: "You are not required to upgrade to 2.x at all." I won't spend any money again on his app! sorry, but this is not the way you treat clients after not updating your app for 1 year!
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Jimk
11 June 2009
Version: 2.0
FYI, version 2.0 is a paid upgrade (50% of the full price). This wasn't clearly mentioned on the main page, nor here in the update notice on 6/10/09.
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ZQtA
29 January 2009
Version: 1.3
Very good UI. It is relatively straight forward and easy to use. The only really important feature I am missing is the resume for file transfers. And therefore I am back to XChat and jIRCii.
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Polarimetric
06 July 2008
Version: 1.3
I love the interface of this application and it's by far the most enjoyable Mac-like IRC client I've used. X-Chat Aqua is too clunky for me, and I had some freakish problems with Colloquy. It's overall a great application for everyday IRC users. However, if you don't plan to buy this soon after you get the trial version, you may be unconvinced well before your 15 days are up regardless of how much you enjoy the application. I will probably purchase this software anyway, but the nagging employed by this application over the course of the 15-day trial is just plain disgusting. The first half or so, it'll be fine and you'll barely even notice, other than the "__ days left. Register today!" text at the top-right which I have no problem with. However, on the eighth day or so, Linkinus will start randomly harassing you to register the software with annoying pop-up messages redundantly alerting you that the software is indeed shareware and giving you two options: "Go", a link to register it, and "Not Yet", which you'd click to continue your trial peacefully... or so you'd think. In the last couple days of the trial, clicking the "Not Yet" button seems to, without warning, disconnect you from all of your IRC connections. It's this type of nagging and harassment from a trial version of software that convinces me not to buy it no matter how much I might love the application, and I can't imagine anyone else being too eager to purchase it after these alerts have annoyed them enough. Deactivating it after 15 days and telling the user to purchase or quit and having a little text thing at the top-right like you already do is more than enough, thank you.
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Mrelcee
02 December 2007
Version: 1.2.1
I really want to like this app. But it's just not ready for prime time. I even own a license for it but I'm back to xchat aqua for the foreseeable future..
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Magentis
30 October 2007
Version: 1.2
Great to use for the most part. It's beautiful and isn't too much of a hog with resources like some other clients. I really only have 3 issues. 1. No Auto-Reconnect. This is my main gripe. I want to remain connected! 2. No DCC-Chat. 3. Price. Seems a little high for an IRC client, but I'd have no regrets if it fixed my first (and eventually second) issues.
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Mbrice
11 July 2007
Version: 1.1
The client is easy to use yet powerful, very extensible and customizable. To top it all off, the developers and user community are friendly and helpful. It's perfect! It represents the best of what software should be. Well worth the price, even though I agree, IRC should be free. But even if it's not the IRC you're paying for, it's the simplicity, capability and feel that's worth the small fee.
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Razz
10 July 2007
Version: 1.1
This sure is a pretty program but the functionality is tortured. Take a look at IRCLE and see what a very powerful client can do. IRCLE is rather dated and the user interface could be improved but it is very solid. This program doesn't allow many IRC commands to be typed into the console. Why is it so restrictive? I also didn't find a way to get a full channel list. If it's there, it ain't obvious. Now, for you AIM and iChat chatters...this program is probably functional for you and maybe a tad confusing.
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Spudboy
23 April 2007
Version: 1.0
D-lined me from my favorite efnet server. Into the trash you go.
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Shawnyq
22 April 2007
Version: 1.0
Very nice first release. The preference dialog seems a little cluttered. I think many of them could be merged into one, such as Aliases and Shortcuts. Speaking of the aliases, the foward slash within the text input is unneeded. A foward slash must accompany any command anyways so I would leave it in the backend of the code. I haven't had time to test all the functionality of the application, but if it does all of what it claims in the preferences, this has the potential to be competition for Colloquy. However, with Colloquy being free, the competition is stiff.
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Slime73
22 April 2007
Version: 1.0
I'd like to see a full set of customizable text colours (15+). Otherwise, great work. Thumbs up :)
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Linkinus
22 April 2007
Version: 1.0
Hello. Thank you for this feature request. A multi-window mode will definitely be implemented in time for when version 1.1 comes out. I'd really appreciate it if you could give me a little more details about what you'd like to see, so that I can know in which direction to go.
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Filipp
22 April 2007
Version: 1.0
Would be nice to include some points on what makes this so advanced.
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Ajung
22 April 2007
Version: 1.0
Nice UI but very limited functionality for a power IRC user..e.g. multi-window is definitely missing.
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