Dump Chat is an IRC client (Internet Relay Chat) built for both the iPhone and iPad with a convenient, and easy to use interface. It supports multiple connections to various server implementations, allowing the ability to chat with multiple people very quickly and easily.

With Dump Chat's easy topic management (tap the navigation bar), and channel user control, you can manage your networks and channels with a simple tap on the screen.

Have a bouncer? Great! Take advantage of Dump Chat's Smart Multitasking! No more worrying about disconnecting after a few minutes of background use. Dump Chat periodically collects stored data from your bouncer, and updates your chats for you while you're away from your phone.

-Easy to use to interface to change between menu, chat screen and channel members
-Standard IRC server backgrounding up to 3 minutes
-Smart Multitasking support for bouncers (automatically fetches data throughout the day)
-Standard IRC commands that you expect
-SSL and TLS
-SASL authentication
-Colored text input
-IRCv3.1/3.2 Support
-Full screen topic management
-Configure your network as a bouncer or a normal IRC connection
-Easy channel moderation
-Detailed user information with the tap of a button
-Nick completion
-Nick Tapping: Tap on a nick name on the chat screen to bring up a useful menu of quick commands
-Command completion
-Coloured name highlights for you and other users
-Local notifications for being mentioned in chat
-Text encoding support
-Auto identification support across all networks
-Displays IRC colours in messages
-Auto connect to server(s) on startup
-Nonintrusive in-app banner notifications
-Private message notifications in the background
-Time stamp toggling
-Grouped or classic IRC message style (nick name appending)
-Ban List, Except List and Invite List per channel

Previous iOS7 and iOS6 users:
Due do major code changes over the last year, it was necessary to remove support for both theses versions. You will therefore need to use iOS8 as a minimum in order to continue using Dump Chat. In order to keep developing Dup Chat features it was necessary to remove support for these previous versions.


If you are having troubles with Dump Chat, please e-mail support, or join the support channel. If you leave only negative feedback without discussing the problem, your problems can't be solved. Thank you!

What's New

Version 2.0.2

2.0.2 Fixes
-Fixed problem where the users nick would change to the default nick when viewing iOS notifications
-Added support for using external keyboards with Dump Chat, simply attach the keyboard, and Dump Chat resizes itself appropriately

2.0.1 Fixes
-Fixed a problem where Dump Chat could not connect to specific servers (for example,
-Various other fixes

2.0.0 Release
- Dump Chat is completely rewritten in the new Swift programming language!
- Interface redesigned to use to provide split view support on the iPhone and iPad
-Better handling of bouncer back log messages
-Networks can now be collapsed to give you a better overview of your channel list
-Private messages and notices as well as wallops can be separated into categories
-Sliding topic view replaced by tapping on chat title
-iOS 6 and 7 support have been removed in order to support these new features, and to ease future development of Dump Chat

The slide to change between menu, chat and channel members has been removed in order incorporate the split view for both the iPhone and the iPad. Work is being done to bring it back for a future release however.

Ratings and Reviews

Great client with some major flaws


This used to be the best irc client on ios (maybe it still is, the selection on iOS is seriously lacking.) But on the latest versions of iOS, at least on my iPhone and iPad it has a major flaw.

Once you set everything up the first time that's it. You cannot change settings. Default name, auto join rooms, auto join network, any changes to these settings you make after the first time are not saved when you exit the app.

The app hasn't been updated in a while, I've got a suspicion it will never be (or not for a long time) but with this one major flaw it is barely usable. A shame because it would otherwise be a great iOS client.

Excellent iPhone IRC client.

Jeremy Rayman

This app is very well thought through and extremely thoroughly featured. It makes it very easy and rapid to connect to various chat networks; it stores settings like your identd password to save you time (it even lets you use one 'user profile' if your identd login is the same across networks), and the navigation and settings are all clear and coherent. You will not be missing any IRC feature in this app. I'm pleased to find it because it's all done very well and fits a full IRC client into a great structure for use on the iPhone.

Amazing find


Finally a irc client that makes channel management easy

All of the bugs and ui qwerks are being fixed along with more features. Plus the dev is open to ideas to improve the app. Worth every penny.


Mark Marszal
22 MB
Requires iOS 8.4 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2016 Mark Marszal


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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