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    HCL Sametime Alternatives

    HCL Sametime is described as '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' and is a Instant Messenger in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HCL Sametime for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Dialog Messenger. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Feem or IP Messenger. Other great apps like HCL Sametime are qchat (Free, Open Source), Squiggle (Free, Open Source), Winpopup LAN Messenger (Free Personal) and Bopup IM Suite (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 16, 2020

    1. Dialog Messenger is a customized self-hosted platform usable across multi operation systems simultaneously. dialog provides SDK tools for client interface as well as for server.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      "Hi. My Name is Feem. I happen to be the best local file transfer app on Earth." Feem works like Bluetooth; but 50X faster. Feem sends files instantly from one device to another without passing through the Internet.
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    2. Very simple, lightweight, and compact size IP based messenger which used by almost all Japanese companies and its affiliates. IP Messenger is one of the awesome tool which allows you to chat on LAN or network with other people if they are using the same software.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      QChat is a simple crossplatform LAN chat. It is written using Qt4 so you can compile it on any platform supported by Qt.

      Discontinued

      official web site appears to have not been updated since 2008.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Key Features: Server-less peer to peer LAN chat, No installation required. Just download, unzip and run Group chat, Broadcast chat and Private chat Bridge for connecting two LANs across subnets or WAN.


    3. Winpopup LAN Messenger is a cost-effective Office, Corporate, Enterprise Instant Messaging solution.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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.

      Discontinued

      No more updates since 2007.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.

      Discontinued

      And almost as outdated as the original Lan Messenger. Last repo update from 2013.

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

      Discontinued

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

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