Please create a nickname for yourself, choose the room you would like to join and connect.
If you're having problems connecting, it might be because you are behind a firewall.
Some of the new features including screenshots are listed in this forum post.
It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc. This affects people browsing the web with Internet Explorer while XChat is running.m IRC is a popular Internet Relay Chat client used by individuals and organizations to communicate, share, play and work with each other on IRC networks around the world. Join our release announcement mailing list if you would like to be notified by email when a new version of m IRC is released.Serving the Internet community for over two decades, m IRC has evolved into a powerful, reliable and fun piece of technology. Visit our discussion forums where you can discuss m IRC with other users or post questions if you need help.14/Jun/08: This version has now been superseded by 2.8.7c.Released a new version for Linux/Unix today: 2.8.4, which has similar features (ability to move the tree and userlist) to the Windows release a few weeks ago (see youtube video below).