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jmIrc – Java Mobile IRC

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jmIrc is a J2ME MIDlet allowing ie. cell phone owners to use IRC wirelessly. It should work on any device supporting MIDP 1.0 and also supports connecting through HTTP proxy server on phones that don’t support the Java socket API.

This project started as a fork of Sverre Valskrå’s WLIrc but eventually led to be a complete rewrite project. Its aim is to be as small and lightweight as possible still trying to maintain the ease of use and all needed features. At the same time it tries to be some kind of hybrid implementing all the most useful features from other clients.

Some features

  • Should run on any J2ME device

  • Tries to be small and easy to use (v0.95 is 34 kB, Virca is 33 kB and WLIrc 1.0 is 49 kB)
  • Supports multiple windows and scrolling is easy with pgup/pgdown and home/end buttons.
  • Supports Russian codepages KOI8-R and Windows-1251 natively
  • Supports UTF-8 autodetect, native encoding/decoding and fallback charset if decoding fails
  • Supports connecting through an HTTP proxy and provides a standalone easy-to-set-up proxy
  • You can add favourites for most used phrases and send them with few button presses
  • Full and working support for mIRC colours (WLIrc has also full but not always so working support)
  • All files are free software and thus GPL’d including the proxy code

If your phone supports Java programs then the possibilities are good. Right now it is reported to work without proxy on:
* LG U8150
Motorola V180, V200, V360, V600, A630, C650, RAZR V3, SLVR L6, SLVR L7
* Nextel 7520
* Sagem myX5-2v
* Samsung SGH-E370, SGH-X700, SPH-A680, C100, D600E, X100
* Sanyo VM-4500, MM-8300
* Siemens M50, S55, C55, M55, C60, MC60, A65, C65, CFX65, C75
* Sony Ericsson K300i, K500i, F500i, K600i, K610i, K700i, S700, K750i, K800i, W800i, Z800i, P900, P910, P910i, Z1010, K800i, K790i, W810, W900, W700, W850, M600i, P990i, W710, K600, K610, K618i, K608i
* RIM BlackBerry 7230, 7230e, 7280
* Nokia 3220, 3230, 5140, 6020, 6021, 6030, 6060, 6131, 6220, 6230, 6230i, 6233, 6260, 6280, 6600, 6610i, 6630, 6820, 6822, 7200, 7250i, 7610, 7710, 9300, 9300i, 9500, N-gage, N70, N80

It works but you need proxy for:
* Motorola V550, V551
* Samsung X460
* SonyEricsson Z600, T610, T630
* RIM BlackBerry 7100
* Nokia 3100, 3200, 3510i, 5100, 6100, 6310i, 6610, 7650

Download
jmIrc-0.95.jar

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5 comments

  1. I couldn’t understand some parts of this article Java Mobile IRC | Java Mobile Phones, but I guess I just need to check some more resources regarding this, because it sounds interesting.

  2. Sucks…..
    I even could not choose the server…..

  3. work great in my w660i.

    thanks

  4. It works fine on my SCH-U740 from Samsung

  5. what about ipod? is there an app as such for ipod?