IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a virtual meeting
place where people from all over the world can meet and talk; you'll find the whole
diversity of human interests, ideas, and issues here, and you'll be able to
participate in group discussions on one of the many thousands of IRC
channels, on hundreds of IRC networks, or just talk in private to family or friends,
wherever they are in the world.
a friendly IRC client that is well equipped with options and tools.
mIRC is shareware, which means that you can download mIRC and try it out
freely for 30 days to evaluate it. If during, or at the end of, the evaluation period you decide
that you would like to continue using mIRC, you must register your copy.