qicr lite IRC client beta

qicr lite IRC client beta

10,000 - 50,000 downloads

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NEW:
* Widgets for Android 3.0 and up! Open as many channels as you want at the same time, from the home screen, multitask with ease! (Experimental)
* Android 4.1 and up: Chat without leaving your current app, choose 'Chat' from the notification! Tons of awesome
* Full message logging, searchable.

So many changes and improvements, give it a shot, this is totally worth your time!

chat about qicr on irc.freenode.net/#qicr

Please report any issues and feedback via github, IRC or email, comments are not always monitored and cannot be addressed.

Features:
* Fast
* Nick colors (nicks are randomly assigned 1 of 10 colors to easily follow conversations)
* Unified, modern UI on Android 2.2 and up
* Lag timer (periodically ping self to determine connection lag; on servers tab)
* Configurable quad-mode channel navigation: swipe between all channels no matter the mode, choice of tabbed UI, a drop down menu in the actionbar, or drawer menu that slides in from the left.
* CTCP commands, including /ping
* SSL support
* BNC support (znc tested)
* Raw command support (/raw)
* Multiple-servers single-view
* Swipe and tab between channels
* Nick completion = search button (multi-tap capable)
* Full Honeycomb and ICS (phone and tablet) optimization
* Full external keyboard support on Android 3.0+ (ALT-1 through ALT-0 and ALT-Q through ALT-P = Tabs 1 through 20; CTRL-TAB and CTRL-SHIFT-TAB = forward and back tabs)
* /help for a list of implemented commands
* Speech recognition support, press the button and end a sentence with "over" to automatically send. Say "clear line" to erase the text area.
* New message notifications
* Monospaced font (DejaVuSansMono for pre-ICS) for proper text alignment.
* Nick colors

Future features:
* Last read line marker
* Zebra-striping messages
* Font size customization
* Notification customization (ringtone and led color)
* Configurable command char (default /)
* SASL support (depending on demand)
* Scripting support (javascript; depending on demand)
* More /commands (/ping, /whois, /topic, /kick, /mode, etc.)
* irc:// URL protocol support (depending on demand)
* Implement android.app.backup.BackupAgent support
* Channel owner and super-op flags (for rizon, & and ~)
* DCC support, depending on demand

Trivia:
* Written in Scala, not Java
* Open sourced on github (https://github.com/pfn/qicr)

Beta, Lite and Premium details:
This is currently an early beta, bugs are present and features are still missing. Loyal beta users will be upgraded to the premium version automatically (in app) will require a google account authorization when it becomes ready (oauth to an appengine site). Once qicr lite leaves beta, it will be restricted to 3 open tabs or tabs can be unrestricted if one wishes to see ads. The premium version will be sold as a separate app. In addition to all of this, the app itself will be open-sourced, so those too cheap to pay for a Premium version can build it for themselves.

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Recently changed in this version

0.6.2:
configurable character encoding
do not notify when highlighted by ignored
nick -> logs directly (filtered by nick)
apply custom font in log viewer
crash fix

0.6.1:
SASL login support

0.6.0:
fix some crashes (requires VIBRATE permission for notifications)
add ability to customize font (size and appearance)

0.5.5:
performance improvements when not using tabs
lollipop headsup notifications
notification sound/vibrate options

0.5.0:
fully featured message logging and searching


Comments and ratings for qicr lite IRC client beta
  • (48 stars)

    by Ethan Beck on 27/12/2014

    although this is a more controllable/customisable client than some, it sadly doesn't enable copy of text from bot results to paste in channel rendering it useless to me :(

  • (48 stars)

    by Teraunce Foaloke on 20/12/2014

    where are the logs kept?

  • (48 stars)

    by Peter D'Hoye on 08/12/2014

    Very easy to use, works very fast. Not much settings but most things are as they should be anyway. A very nice thing is that it shows up in the notifications, so you don't even have to switch apps when you want to glance at a channel. Support is also very good, answers and updates come very fast.

  • (48 stars)

    by Stryker Blue on 21/11/2014

    Quite a lot of unique features in this IRC client. The widgets are handy to have. It is also convenient to open a chat widget right from the notification. The project is open source, and that's a plus. Getting more bugs ironed out as well. Another pro of this app is it takes up the most of your screen, even the notification bar is transparent. Still in beta, so expect bugs and missing features.

  • (48 stars)

    by Max G on 08/10/2014

    I love this Irc client. The widget is fantastic, and the functionality is clean and simple. The updates have greatly reduced the amount of fatal crashing, making it very appealing. The only two things I wish for are support for colored text, and the ability to use a custom display font. If I could use Fixedsys with this client. . .it would be a dream come true! Thanks for your hard work Perry! P.S

  • (48 stars)

    by Razvan Draghici on 26/09/2014

    Writing to the developer to point out a couple of minor bugs got me a swift answer. The app itself is lightweight and doest what it's supposed to do without being a bloated mess. Hopefully it gets more exposure.

  • (48 stars)

    by Ryan Alexander on 11/09/2014

    Blows the competition away.

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