Adium is a free instant messaging app for macOS that can connect to XMPP, IRC, and much more. It easily integrates with macOS' Contacts app, supports macOS Notification Center, OTR encryption, file transfer, and has been translated into 27 different languages.
- Open Adium.
- Setup Assistant:
- For Service, select XMPP (Jabber)
- For Jabber ID, pick
firstname.lastname@example.org. Replace example.com with one of IRCNow's free servers.
- Pick a hard to guess password.
- From the menu bar, select
- Fill in JabberID and Password, then click
Register New Account:
- If you see an error message, click
- Fill in your server, then click
Request New Account:
- Fill in your username (don't type the domain) and password.
- To log in, click on the
Offlinestatus and select