[Pi]Pocket IRC

IRC client for Windows Mobile and Pocket PC 2003
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Open Source

Pocket IRC's source code is now available under an MIT license.

New In Version 1.3.1

  • Pocket IRC is now free!
  • Switch between tabs using the arrow keys if the input box is empty
  • Some server capability detection
  • UTF-8 Encoding option

New In Version 1.2.5

  • Landscape and Square mode screen support
  • Optional message timestamps
  • Server channel listing and improved channel favourites
  • Channel windows remain open on kick, quit or disconnection, allowing easy rejoin and no loss of text
  • More / commands implemented, some default behaviour changed (user specified aliases coming eventually)
  • Format messages for more error events (banned, not on channel, channel limit reached, etc.)
  • Disconnection is indicated on channel windows as well as the Status window
  • Ident and host format tags $i and $h

New In Version 1.2

  • The much requested Favourite Channels list and auto join on connect capability
  • Better support for VGA devices and Windows Mobile 5
  • Attempt to establish internet connection automatically before connecting
  • More detailed error messages, and improved disconnect detection

Upgrade for free! If you have previously registered Pocket IRC, your registration code will still work with the most recent version.

System Requirements:

Pocket PC 2003, Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC, or Windows Mobile 6.0 Classic/Professional
A device with a touchscreen is required to use Pocket IRC.

Free Download:

The Pocket IRC Installer runs on your Windows computer with ActiveSync installed...

Or if you would prefer to install directly to your device, run this CAB file on your Pocket PC...

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What's Old

Old In Version 1.1

This older version of Pocket IRC is provided for those people with Pocket PC 2000 or Pocket PC 2002 devices. These devices are no longer supported as of Pocket IRC 1.2, which supports only Pocket PC 2003 and Windows Mobile 5. If you have registered Pocket IRC, your registration key will work with either version.


Pocket PC, Pocket PC 2002, and Pocket PC 2003

Free Download:

The Pocket IRC Installer runs on your Windows computer with ActiveSync installed, it has support for all of the Pocket PC platforms. If you have more than one device or aren't sure which file you should get, then download this one.

These CAB files run on your Pocket PC, you can download them directly on to your Pocket PC and run them there to install Pocket IRC. You need to know which type of processor your Pocket PC has to choose the right file. iPAQ Pocket PCs, all Pocket PC 2002 and all Pocket PC 2003 devices are ARM based. Some Pocket PC 2000 devices are SH3 or MIPS.

- CAB File (ARM) (all Pocket PC 2002, 2003 devices)