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Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.47
  • Total Downloads:
    42,303,169
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 18, 2017
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $20.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    2.61MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    330
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #17 in Chat

Editors' Review

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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

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What's new in version 7.47
Version 7.47:
  • Fixed treeview display of text being chopped with certain fonts.
  • Fixed URL hotlink and catcher bugs that prevented extraction of short URLs.
  • Updated to OpenSSL 1.0.2j library.
  • Extended /drawpic and other features to support .jpeg extension.
  • Reverted changes to $calc() decimal digits in floating point calculations.
  • Updated About dialog to use Windows theme.
  • Changed op/ignore/protect/voice commands to maintain position of item in list.
  • Extended hotlink and catcher to allow underscores in addresses.
  • Updated to TagLib 1.11.1 library.
  • Updated CA root certificates cacert.pem file.
  • Fixed /protect not using network parameter correctly.
  • Fixed $modespl not allowing larger server-set values.
  • Fixed $int() bug when rounding some negative values.
  • Fixed $com().result not trimming trailing zeros in float values.
  • Fixed $wrap() not updating wrapped text if case has changed.
  • Fixed hash table bug that resulted in intermittent gpfs.
General
Publisher mIRC
Publisher web site http://www.mirc.com
Release Date January 18, 2017
Date Added January 18, 2017
Version 7.47
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 2.61MB
File Name mirc747.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 42,303,169
Downloads Last Week 330
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $20

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