Developer: Johnathan Clough

Current Version: 1.9.2

Last Updated: 4 years ago

Download Size: 1.5 MB - Download


Lingo is an IRC chat client designed with simplicity in mind that is ideal for both novice and expert users. It supports multi-server connections, notifications, auto completion, inline images, SSL encryption, ZNC, UTF-8 display, mIRC colours, colour preferences, CTCP, DCC Send, AppleScript (commands and events), IRC URI Scheme, SOCKS and HTTP proxy servers, and much more.

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Release Notes:

Message field now grows in height when the width is exceeded
New preference to show all non-server notices in active window
New preference to show available disk space in ‘sysinfo’ command
Added ‘np’ command which announces the song currently being played
Added 'slap' command to trout slap a user
Added 'clearall' command to clear contents of all windows
Changed ‘ping’ command to now send ‘CTCP ping’ to nickname or channel
Fixed issue with ‘spell checking’ preferences not always being applied
Fixed issue with ‘sysinfo’ not always returning graphics model properly
Fixed issue with ‘auto-join’ preference not always being applied


Most Helpful Reviews

Version 1.6.1
Review by hotsoda

Excelent IRC client - By far the most modern IRC client on the Mac. I’ve used clients like Colloquy and LimeChat before, but this one best matches the Mac OS X look and feel. I wish it had better method to display and query log files inside the app, but providing text files certainly isn’t a deal-breaker, especially for the price.

Found helpful by 3 out of 4 people

More Reviews for Current Version

Version 1.9.2
Review by e-martin-77

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Best IRC APP - Simple and powerful. I’ve tried the other popular ones, but keep coming back to Lingo, it is the BEST! 👍

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 1.9.2
Review by notputtingone

Looks good, but doesn’t work very well - Downloaded, installed, failed. Most importantly, it did not say why it failed or anything. Tried several times thinking it was something with the server I was connecting to. Put all the same info into a different program and it worked flawlessly. Needless to say, it need some work.

Found helpful by 0 out of 1 people