Kent Sorensen has updated his IRC chat client, Snak, to version 4.5.4. Snak is a full featured chat client that offers a number of features that make it simple for people to connect and start talking, and the latest version adds a several new features while also addressing a number of bugs. According to Mr Sorensen:
Version 4.5.4 improves DCC sending, especially to PC users and the Join dialog supports a preferred connection for the favorite channels. Also the command reference has been updated, and more space is available for startup items and custom menu items and more. A significant number of bugs are fixed especially in the areas of the channel list, copy and paste and ban list support.
Some of Snaks main features are:
- Connection files makes it very easy to start an IRC session
- Much less window clutter than other IRC clients
- A dedicated input field per channel
- Multi connections and multi channels
- Integrated /notify support
- Address Book to store information snippets
- Connection records can specify multiple servers, which allows the program to try each server until it finds one that will connect.
- Customizable menus holds frequently used commands and shortcuts
- Font and background color can be set for each individual channel
- Manual and Automatic logging
- International character sets are supported
- Command-clicking URLs is supported
- Fully searchable channel list and channel text
Snak is available for US$20. You can find more information at the Snak Web site.