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Textual for Mac

Lightweight IRC client.

$7.99
In English
Version 7.2.1
3.8
Based on 15 user rates

Textual overview

Textual is a popular OS X application for interacting with Internet Relay Chat (IRC) chatrooms.

What’s new in version 7.2.1

Version 7.2.1:
Fixes
  • Fixed filters not working correctly when a sender is not present in a channel.
  • Fixed user list of previous selection appearing when viewing a parted channel.
  • Fixed a crash that may occur when certificate trust dialog is closed without user interaction.

Textual for Mac

$7.99
In English
Version 7.2.1
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3.8

(11 Reviews of Textual)

  • Comments

  • User Ratings

::mile::
::mile::
Apr 1 2020
7.1.4
3.0
Apr 1 2020
3.0
Version: 7.1.4
The state of IRC on the Mac is a really sad one. So disappointing. All the good clients haven't been updated or maintained for at least five years now. :( I get that IRC is kind of a niche service but there are still hundreds of thousands of people using it. Yet all we have left on the Mac is Textual. One single IRC client. And even though I try to like it its more of a love-hate relationship. Some of the features work well while others (like assigning my own keyboard shortcuts) never have for me. And while people using mIRC on the PC can just right-click-block a user in Textual you have to open the Ignore List from the menu, click the [+] button, add the nick followed by some syntax, then, save, then save again. Then hope that you did it right. If I am missing the easy option, I'd love to know. I don't think there is one. The Mac is supposed to be the easy one, the user-friendly one. Its apps should reflect that. Unfortunately Textual -- at least from my point of view -- does not. Unfortunately it's all we have left now, there is no other choice.
Spudboy
Spudboy
Feb 5 2020
7.1.2
5.0
Feb 5 2020
5.0
Version: 7.1.2
Outstanding Product! Best IRC client in the Universe!
Bytes
Bytes
Sep 15 2016
6.0.1
4.0
Sep 15 2016
4.0
Version: 6.0.1
A well thought out IRC client, that has a simple intuitive interface. Well supported with quick response time for anyone with questions. Priced very well (with a suitable trial period) for anyone looking to explore one of the internet's classic protocols. Personally I found this client better suited to my needs than freeware Colloguy and I confidently purchased Textual on the first day of my trial.
Philosopherdog
Philosopherdog
Apr 21 2016
5.2.10
5.0
Apr 21 2016
5.0
Version: 5.2.10
Beautiful app. Actively being developed. Super clean interface. Buy it and support the future of this app.
PSi-AU
PSi-AU
Oct 11 2015
5.2.3
4.0
Oct 11 2015
4.0
Version: 5.2.3
IMHO the best IRC client on OS X. Good to see it's continually being updated while the other major IRC clients haven't been updated in over a year.
::mile::
::mile::
Apr 1 2020
3.0
Apr 1 2020
3.0
Version: null
Spudboy
Spudboy
Feb 5 2020
5.0
Feb 5 2020
5.0
Version: null
evilinstone
evilinstone
Aug 26 2017
5.0
Aug 26 2017
5.0
Version: null
Bytes
Bytes
Sep 15 2016
4.0
Sep 15 2016
4.0
Version: null
Philosopherdog
Philosopherdog
Apr 21 2016
5.0
Apr 21 2016
5.0
Version: null
PSi-AU
PSi-AU
Oct 11 2015
4.0
Oct 11 2015
4.0
Version: null
Atalantia
Atalantia
Oct 31 2014
4.5
Oct 31 2014
4.5
Version: null
Tripod2
Tripod2
Oct 24 2014
5.0
Oct 24 2014
5.0
Version: null
emce
emce
Jun 23 2014
5.0
Jun 23 2014
5.0
Version: null
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Feb 14 2014
0.5
Feb 14 2014
0.5
Version: null
JoeL4181
JoeL4181
Jan 21 2014
5.0
Jan 21 2014
5.0
Version: null
Memco
Memco
Apr 19 2013
4.5
Apr 19 2013
4.5
Version: null
waryuser
waryuser
Mar 3 2012
0.5
Mar 3 2012
0.5
Version: null
Zephyris
Zephyris
Jul 7 2011
5.0
Jul 7 2011
5.0
Version: null
needgoodscreenname
needgoodscreenname
Feb 9 2011
0.5
Feb 9 2011
0.5
Version: null