Alternatives to BigAnt Office LAN Messenger for all platforms with any license

  • LAN Messenger icon

    LAN Messenger

    LAN Messenger is a p2p chat application for intranet communication and does not require a server. A variety of handy features are supported including notifications, personal and group messaging with encryption, file transfer and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued Last Update: 2012-07-29. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/lanmsngr/
  • Winpopup LAN Messenger icon

    Winpopup LAN Messenger

    Winpopup LAN Messenger is a cost-effective Office, Corporate, Enterprise Instant Messaging solution.

    Free Personal Windows

  • Squiggle icon

    Squiggle

    Squiggle is a free server-less peer to peer LAN messenger. Just download and run it and you're ready to talk to everyone on your LAN.

    Open Source Windows

  • Secure copy

    Secure copy or SCP is a means of securely transferring computer files between a local host and a remote host or between two remote hosts. It is based on the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol.

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • qchat

    QChat is a simple crossplatform LAN chat. It is written using Qt4 so you can compile it on any platform supported by Qt.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued official web site appears to have not been updated since 2008.
  • Simple Chat icon

    Simple Chat

    Simple Chat is a simple, opensource and powerful cross-platform client-server chat for local networks and the Internet. Features Open-source software Simple Chat is is absolutely free and open source software. Simple Chat...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Last version, 2.3.3, was released on 31 August 2014. It can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • BORGChat icon

    BORGChat

    BORGChat is a LAN messaging software program. It has achieved a relative state of popularity and it is considered to be a complete LAN chat program.

    Free Windows

  • Bopup IM Suite icon

    Bopup IM Suite

    Bopup IM suite organizes, manages and controls all of your business instant messaging system. This secure messaging suite is designed to provide efficient and private real-time communication over networks of any size. There are...

    Commercial Windows

  • jMessenger

    An open-source java based chat and file-transfer application

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Vypress Chat icon

    Vypress Chat

    Vypress Chat is a user-friendly application for real-time chatting in small office or home office (SOHO) local networks. This unique chat software features an easy-to-understand format for text-based conferences and discussions....

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • SUM - Secure Ultimate Messenger icon

    SUM - Secure Ultimate Messenger

    SUM is a simple secure desktop instant messenger for local networks. No server infrastructure is needed. All communication is encrypted and nothing saved on any server.

    Open Source Windows

  • IBM Sametime icon

    IBM Sametime

    IBM Sametime instant messaging products integrate real-time social communications into your business environment, providing a unified user experience through instant messaging, online meetings, voice, video and data. With just one...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • Network Assistant icon

    Network Assistant

    Network Assistant is a multiple-mode user-friendly network communication utility, including real-time chat, shared whiteboard, message board and instant messaging. It is intended to be used in small office or home office (SOHO) local...

    Commercial Windows

  • Output Messenger icon

    Output Messenger

    Private and Secure Instant Messenger for Office designed specifically for keeping remote employees and multiple offices in sync. "Give your team the freedom to chat, talk, share and interact together from anywhere, on any...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Self-Hosted

  • Softros LAN messenger icon

    Softros LAN messenger

    Local instant messaging application for an office chat, messages broadcast and files transfer. .

    Commercial Mac Windows Android Android Tablet

  • tonic icon

    tonic

    You want the power and convenience of instant messaging, but don't need or want the clients to talk to the outside world. Be it a bunch of friends having a LAN party, or a large corporation - instant messaging makes working...

    Free Windows

  • Lan Messenger

    LAN Messenger is a decentralized UDP IM-style chat client which supports usernames, guaranteed-delivery IMs, broadcast chat, encryption, file transfer, simple UI, persistent settings, and IP blocking.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

BigAnt Office LAN Messenger Comments

We love it

Positive Comment by cerilogon
about BigAnt Office LAN Messenger Jun 2011

We have using BigAnt messenger for around 2 years. We love it because it continues adding new features like remote desktop, LDAP support, conference chat mode.

[Edited by Venom88, January 16]

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