How to MacIrssi: Part 1
MacIrssi is a port of the popular irssi IRC client for the Mac OS X platform. I has a native UI Cocoa UI with transparencies and a huge bundle of themes.
OR get the latest build from
1) Download the app
2) Drag the MacIrssi application (MacIrssi.app) file to your application folder. Double click it launch the application.
3) You should see the following screen after launch. It might ask you to set up your id, which you can do be going to preferences in the MacIrssi menu.
4) Connect to irc.freenode.net chat server by typing in
and it should load up the server page
5) Connect to a chat room by typing
…after that you are another happy irc user.
6) Private message users in the channel by
Next: How to MacIrssi: Part 2