Has many useful Basic features such as macros, aliases, and triggers.
Wintin.Net is a free windows client for text-based muds. It looks after the basic communication with your mud as you would expect, but also includes a range of features to make your mudding experience easier and more enjoyable. It’s the ultimate tool for a sophisticated player, but simple enough for a novice. Wintin.Net has everything from MXP(Mud Exension Protocol), MCCP(Mud Client Compression Protocol), Wintin’s chatfacility, to an incredibly fast performance. The client simply has too much to list here.
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Name: MudMagic Mud Client
OpenSource mud client that is updated often with all the latest and greatest features.
Also available for Linux.
Price: 30 day evaluation, $25 afterwards
This sophisticated GUI client supports multiple character windows (multiplaying), aliases, triggers with complex pattern matching, macro keys, variables, speedwalking, automatic map generation equipment database, graphical buttons, extensive built-in and user-defined functions, ANSI color, Simutronic game support, VT100 support, MSP, MXP, MCP, MCCP support, Pueblo emulation, word wrapping,alarms, and online help. It is fully customizeable and 90 percent compatible with TinTin++ clients.
Compatible with proxy servers and firewalls, Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, and NT.
Price: Free unlimited evaluation, $20 registered
SimpleMU is a winsock-based client written by Kathleen McMahon (shae). It was designed with MUSHes in mind, however can be used for MUDs, MUCKs and MOOs. Some of its features are: ansi color support, multiple server support, MUD Client Compression Protocol, live spell check and thesaurus, history recall, keyboard macros, offline mail composing, triggers, pattern matching gags and sound triggers.
This client suppports alias, trigger, macro, variables, ANSI colors, customizable buttons, history of last commands, advanced logging in HTML, auto-login system, customizable layout, auto-mapping and much more thanks to plug-ins (for example the support for Mud Sound Protocol).
Name: Fire Client
Price: Free – Ad supported
A very good client contains one thing not seen in many mud clients a built in mp3 player also this client can be used with IMP enabled muds
Price: Free evaluation ( annoyware ), $20 registered
MUSHclient – a fast MUD client for Windows. Written in C++ for high speed. Has 500,000 line scrollback buffer, remembers last 5,000 commands entered (can be recalled sequentially or by searching), aliases, triggers, timers, keypad- navigation, speed-walking, auto-say, scripting, ANSI color supported, user-defined font and size, user-defined macros, spell checking, built-in editor, logging, copy/paste, printing, multiple worlds can be opened. Supports MXP, MCCP. Now supports plugins written in VBscript, Jscript or Perlscript to extend your MUD experience.
A good free client not as feature rich but its worth a shot if you looking for speed and logging capabilities.
Price: 30 day free evaluation, $23.95 registered
Portal is a brilliant mud client. it is compatible with virtually hundreds of MUDs/MOOs/MUSHes etc…It has literally hundreds of features, with an easy to learn scripting feature to add your own features
as well. Fully user-customisable.
Name: Stick in the Mud
A very short download for when you in a hurry but it is also full feature including the norms and also including the tell window, infinite scrollback, and sound triggers.
Desktop: KDE 3
Kmuddy is one of the most advanced Linux MUD clients available. Featuring MCCP, MXP, MSP, trigger, aliases, a powerful scripting language, profiles, multisessions, and a whole lot more.
Price: Free<br/ >
Desktop: Console( text only )
A full featured Linux client that supports aliases, triggers, speed paths, F-key macros, and tab completion. Also available in a Windows version.
Desktop: X-Windows compatible
The graphical version of Mudix. Also available in a Windows version.
Desktop: KDE 1/2
Kmud is a free graphical MUD client for Linux and other Unix platforms running KDE. It is an useful and easy to use program for all people that want a nice graphical interface instead of a simple telnet for playing MUDs. Features: connection wizard profiles, automapper, aliases, triggers (also color-triggers, regex support), input history (with intelligent browsing), split screen in view history scrollback, numpad walking, speed walking, ansi/vt100 support with color customising, alternative input line & multiline input, logging facility, auto login / auto reconnect, programmable toolbar, MCCP (mud client compression
protocol) support, plugin interface
Price: Free, donations welcome
Platform: OS X
A decently featured client with support for MCCP2, command history, ANSI color, custom keybindings, Perl regex support, and more. New features are currently in development.
Price: Free, donations welcome
Platform: OS X
The Cantrip project is a freeware OS X mud client that has been in the making since the introduction of Mac OS X. Today, Cantrip sports all the basic functions, such as definable aliases, extended triggers, channels, macros and automated tasks, as well as unique functions such as plug-ins.Cantrip is only available for OS X, and is currently the most function-rich client available for the platform.
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|Client||Free||Color||Automapper||MXP||MCCP||MSP||Mud Chat||Multiple scripting languages||Multiple Sessions||Active development||Plugin Support|