Snak For Mac OS X Beta Updated

Kent Sorensens has updated the Mac OS X version of Snak. The feature-rich IRC client is fully Carbonized, allowing it to take advantage of all the modern features of the public beta. According to Kent Sorensens:

It might be helpful to your readers to include this short description of what an IRC client does:

An IRC Client is a program that will let you participate in discussions in Internet Relay Chat channels. IRC is a service that uses the Internet to connect a large number of servers all over the world. Individuals then connect to a nearby server with the help of a client program like Snak and join one or more of the thousands of channels that are available.

Some of Snakis 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.
  • Guardian feature lets parents limit what channels a child can use.
  • Fully customizable multi line aliases Extensive scripting capabilities Identd support.
  • File transfer and chatting via DCC.

Snak is available for US$20 and you can find more information about it at Kent Sorensensi site.