There are some notable AdiIRC features.
- Table of contents
- 1 - Nick Column
- 2 - Search Options
- 3 - Advanced Highlights
- 4 - System Information
- 5 - Colors
- 6 - Highlight matching lines when hovering nicks
- 7 - Custom Fonts Everywhere
- 8 - Awesome Editbox
- 9 - Links Control
- 10 - Events Control
- 11 - Auto Update
- 12 - Nick Colors
- 13 - Spell Checker
- 14 - Powerful Server List Manager
- 15 - Now Playing Info
- 16 - Scripting Nicklist Tooltip
- 17 - Nicklist Buttons
- 18 - Custom Icons Everywhere
- 19 - Full Featured Statusbar
- 20 - Custom Menu Items on Menubar
- 21 - Emoticons Draw
- 22 - Monitoring Panels
- 23 - Themes Manager
- 24 - Scripting Engine
- 25 - Background Images
1 - Nick Column¶
Nick Column feature right aligns automatically the nicks in messages buffer area.
The column can be customized by several ways: Auto expand, width, visible, hidden, locked and color.
2 - Search Options¶
AdiIRC has so many features, with the search field on options interface it does not matter, you always find what you are looking for.
3 - Advanced Highlights¶
Highlights on AdiIRC has a set of advanced features for total control.
See also Highlights Options.
Limit to specific network; Custom colors, even RGB; Regex for powerful match; Sounds; Tray tip message and run command, both supporting scripting, and more.
Ignore highlights from bad users and specific channels, a must have feature.
4 - System Information¶
Information about your system hardware is integrated on AdiIRC and fully customizable for quick sharing.
See also Sysinfo Options.
Statusbar bandwidth monitoring widget
5 - Colors¶
Extensive colors customization for almost any aspect of GUI interface.
See also Colors Options.
Context menu turns it easy to copy/paste/reset colors.
Support for RGB colors over IRC.
See also Formatting text.
6 - Highlight matching lines when hovering nicks¶
Excellent feature to follow messages by same user. The colors are customizable.
7 - Custom Fonts Everywhere¶
Menubar? Editbox? Statusbar? Messages? Every element has it's own config to set custom font.
8 - Awesome Editbox¶
Editbox (the field where you type messages, capsche?) on AdiIRC is very powerful. It supports undo after evaluate scripting $identifiers; Can save and restore history for any window over the session; It is possible to merge history of all windows to act as a global unified list; Tabcomplete order and auto suffix append, eg. nick: ; And more.
See also Editbox Options.
9 - Links Control¶
Control over links where other apps lacks options. Open by single or double click, colors and toggle, open in custom browser other than the system default one, prompt before to open.
10 - Events Control¶
Extensive list of most commons irc events for easy control where to display or just suppress them. Global config and per channel is supported.
11 - Auto Update¶
AdiIRC has built in the ability to check for and auto update to new versions automatically. No pain manual replace files! And if you want permanently to skip the update, just click respective button, then it will notify you only when next version/build is out.
12 - Nick Colors¶
Random nick colors is one of the best features an irc client could have. In AdiIRC two algorithm are available, one based on limited 0-15 mIRC colors, like most other clients, and one more advanced using extended RGB colors palette. Also is possible to define fixed colors for nicks and other various rules such as user status, idle time, etc.
Random nick colors applied to nicklist.
13 - Spell Checker¶
Spell Checker is a basic feature on AdiIRC, easy to use, manage and download dictionary languages. Add custom words also is supported.
See also Spellcheck.
14 - Powerful Server List Manager¶
ServerList on AdiIRC is very powerful.
- Favorites networks;
- Built in list of popular networks for easy pick;
- Few auto login method, including SASL;
- Delay control for autojoin channels and between joins;
- Option to prioritize IPV6;
- Custom label on treebar;
- Perform commands on connect;
- Auto regain nick;
- Quit message per server;
- Proxy per server;
- Support for all modern type of SSL protocol, even TLS 1.2 and also certificates.
- And much more to discover.
15 - Now Playing Info¶
Now Playing Info for popular players is integrated on AdiIRC.
Statusbar widget, double clicking it send info to active window. An easy way to share to your friends what you are listening.
Channel action output example.
Output is totally customizable by identifiers tags.
Toolbar control buttons for supported players.
Playlist search in supported players for quick changing music.
16 - Scripting Nicklist Tooltip¶
Nicklist Tooltip does parse full scripting, then display useful nick info on mouse over is pretty easy. The example code is available on boards.
See also Nicklist Tooltip Options.
Nicklist tooltip field to customize content. The whole power of MSL Scripting is dispose for you.
17 - Nicklist Buttons¶
Custom nicklist buttons powered by scripting! Making quick actions is easy as pie. Buttons can be toggled in Menubar -> View.
See also Show Nicklist Buttons.
18 - Custom Icons Everywhere¶
AdiIRC is highly customizable, then there are many places where you can set custom icons.
Network website icon can be fetched if enabled.
Several rules to set custom nicklist icons.
Custom toolbar icons? sure.
See also /toolbar.
Custom menu icons? why not!
See also $menuicon.
Custom statusbar icons? Absolutely yes!
See also /statusbar.
Treebar custom icons.
Nicklist custom icons.
19 - Full Featured Statusbar¶
Few "widgets" are available in standard AdiIRC statusbar and, by scripting user can extend it adding how many new entries they need. In screenshot above were added many custom items, most using unicode chars to simulate icons.
20 - Custom Menu Items on Menubar¶
Customizing Menubar on AdiIRC is quite simple by scripting.
21 - Emoticons Draw¶
Custom emoticons images turns your irc much more fun. =)
22 - Monitoring Panels¶
Monitoring panels dockable to any side of interface alone or integrated to more panels.
Sticked panels are excluded from F2 toggle hotkey. As usual, there are several options to customize them, such as logging to disk, max buffer, exclude channels, colors and more.
Rearranging panels by drag and drop.
23 - Themes Manager¶
Themes manager for easy preview, load and save. Including latest MTS revision themes support.
See also /themes.
Export/save theme interface. Bundle any kind of supported resources, such as icons, background images, scripts, emoticons, sounds, etc.
Share your custom made themes on boards.
Load theme interface.
24 - Scripting Engine¶
AdiIRC has a powerful scripting language which can be used to extend/change the clients behavior.
It's modeled after the popular mIRC scripting language, aka MSL.
The whole language is documented on Scripting wiki and also distributed in a CHM help file on each new stable release.
The editor is friendly and feature rich.
See also /scripts.
Don't forget to share scripts you wrote with the community on boards.
25 - Background Images¶
Continuing with the high level of interface customization, there is the list of places where you can set custom background images. And plus, you can set custom bg per window. Also an interesting feature, is the transparent background option that grabbles your desktop wallpaper to simulate the transparency.