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The Lounge

Step into the swanky virtual space of The Lounge, the IRC client that's so 21st century, it practically sips on digital martinis. Imagine getting all the juicy gossip with push notifications, eye-candy link previews, and the ability to share files like they're hot potatoes. The Lounge is like that friend who remembers everything for you, keeping you in the loop with IRC servers even when you're off chasing butterflies. It's slicker than your average chat app, morphing to fit your screen whether you're on a bulky desktop or a svelte smartphone. Share the love (and your server) with your pals, thanks to its multi-user account feature. This gem is open-source, flaunting its MIT license like a badge of honor, and is as platform-agnostic as they come – if Node.js can run there, so can The Lounge. Choose your own adventure with private mode for that VIP, bouncer-guarded chat experience, or go public and mingle with the digital crowd, no strings attached. Hosting it on RepoCloud? That's the cherry on top, giving you the swank without the bank. Get ready to elevate your chat game with The Lounge, where modern meets self-hosted sophistication.



  • Always Connected
  • With The Lounge, you can remain connected to IRC servers even when you're offline. You can resume where you left off on any device, ensuring you never miss out on any conversation.
  • Cross-Platform Compatibility
  • The Lounge is designed to work smoothly on every desktop, smartphone, and tablet. It doesn't matter what operating system you use, as long as Node.js runs on it, The Lounge will work.
  • Multi-User Support
  • The Lounge supports multiple user accounts. This means you can share your server with your friends and enjoy a seamless chat experience.


  • Modern Features
  • The Lounge brings IRC to the 21st century with modern features like push notifications, link previews, and file uploads.
  • Responsive Interface
  • The Lounge boasts a responsive interface that works smoothly on every device, be it a desktop, smartphone, or tablet.
  • Free and Open-Source
  • The Lounge is a free and open-source web IRC client, licensed under the MIT license. This means you can use it without any cost and even contribute to its development.
  • Private and Public Modes
  • The Lounge offers both private and public modes. In private mode, it acts like a bouncer and a client combined, offering an experience similar to other modern chat applications. In public mode, it acts as an open chat available to anyone without registration.