* Built-in ANSI color.
* Ease of use. BitchX adds dozens of useful command aliases to reduce typing.
* Built-in notify, protection, bot, and shit lists.
* Built-in mass commands and tools.
* Extended set of DCC commands and built-in CDCC offering.
* Built-in link looker.
* Extended scripting functionality, including functions found nowhere else.
* Huge installed user base, an abundance of scripts, and a dedicated help channel (#BitchX on EFNET).
* Built-in screen client, allowing you to detach and re-attach to an irc session.