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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 352 votes out of 352 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.52
  • Total Downloads:
    42,317,462
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 28, 2018
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $20.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    2.64MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    162
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #17 in Chat

Editors' Review

mIRC gives you access to chat rooms centered around tons of different topics in which you can converse with users from all over the world. With this program, you can connect and disconnect with ease and enjoy hours of group or private conversations about whatever interests you.

Pros

Favorites list: When you first install this app, there is a preloaded Favorites List that contains suggestions for you to try. Of course, you can always edit this list and add your own favorite channels as you find them, but it's nice to have somewhere to start, just because there are so many different options.

Stacked windows: Since it's likely you'll be involved in more than one conversation at a time, this app stacks windows in a tight, overlapping layout, so that you'll have no problem locating a specific page when you need it. Each window has its name across the top, and that's clearly visible whether they're stacked or not. Of course, you can always rearrange the windows if you'd like to see more of each of them at the same time.

Cons

Average interface: mIRC has a functional interface, but it's not very visually appealing or streamlined for beginners. Once you get the hang of it, though, it's no trouble to navigate. And there is a thorough Help document that you can browse through if you'd like.

Bottom Line

If you enjoy participating in chat rooms, or if you'd just like to try it, this app is a good option. It provides access to just about any channel you can imagine, and it's free to try for 30 days, so you have plenty of time to test it out. If you do decide to continue using mIRC beyond the trial period, you'll have to purchase a license for $20.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of mIRC 7.32.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 7.52
Version 7.52:
  • Added support for IRCv3 STS secure connection feature.
  • Fixed SSL connect behaviour that prevented a retry connect attempt for non-critical SSL errors.
  • Updated code signing certificate.
  • Added support for IRCv3 batch feature.
  • Fixed online timer bug that caused mIRC to freeze once a minute the more connected status windows were open.
  • Extended ^K color support for indexes 16 to 98.
  • Updated libraries to OpenSSL 1.0.2n.
  • Fixed font dialog not displaying sample text correctly for certain fonts.
  • Added "Hide away reminders" option that hides repeat away messages for ten minutes.
  • Fixed /timer -h bug that prevented a subsequent /timer -h request from using the multimedia timer.
  • Changed script editor file monitor to ignore daylight savings offset and to check file size changes.
  • Changed CAP cap-notify support for NEW/DEL so that mIRC no longer disconnects/reconnects for most CAP features unless necessary.
  • Changed mouse wheel scrolling to scroll by page if this option is enabled for your mouse in Windows.
  • Added $fromeditbox identifier that returns $true/$false if command or identifier called directly from an editbox.
  • Fixed $msfile() gpf when too many files are selected.
  • Fixed regular expression bug relating to \K escape sequence.
  • Added /ignore support for highlight, speech, and tips.
General
Publisher mIRC
Publisher web site http://www.mirc.com
Release Date February 28, 2018
Date Added February 28, 2018
Version 7.52
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Chat
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.64MB
File Name mirc752.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 42,317,462
Downloads Last Week 162
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $20
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