Server software

Below is a chart and table showing the server software in use on the 10,781 public IRC servers on the Internet.
These are the statistics of May 2016. You can click on the pie chart to see version details. You can also check the table at the bottom of this page.

Table

Below is a list of IRC server software in use. Click on an item to see version details.
Server software Servers
UnrealIRCd 4,657
InspIRCd 1,612
Hybrid 1,480
ngircd 714
IRCNet 515
charybdis 266
IRCU 242
Ratbox 248
bahamut 113
beware 101
Nefarious 81
dancer 69
ConferenceRoom 40
snircd 37
Seven 19
Other 587

Server software

Below is a chart and table showing the server software in use on the 8,995 public IRC servers on the Internet.
These are the statistics of Sep 2017. You can click on the pie chart to see version details. You can also check the table at the bottom of this page.

Table

Below is a list of IRC server software in use. Click on an item to see version details.
Server software Servers
UnrealIRCd 3,886
InspIRCd 1,428
Hybrid 1,085
ngircd 614
IRCNet 420
charybdis 259
IRCU 222
Ratbox 189
bahamut 101
beware 62
Nefarious 66
dancer 49
ConferenceRoom 35
snircd 31
Seven 28
Other 520
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