Self-Hosted Let's Chat Alternatives

    There are many alternatives to Let's Chat as a self-hosted solution and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Element. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Matrix.org or Mattermost. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Let's Chat and 16 are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Let's Chat are Rocket.Chat (Freemium, Open Source), Zulip (Free Personal, Open Source), fluxday (Free, Open Source) and Dialog Messenger (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

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      • Matrix.org
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      Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.
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      Matrix defines a set of open APIs for decentralised communication, suitable for securely publishing, persisting and subscribing to data over a global open federation of servers with no single point of control.
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      Mattermost is an open source, self-hosted Slack alternative.
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    1. Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.
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    2. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.
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    3. Opensource task & productivity management tool for startups, engineered based on the concepts of OKR.
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    4. 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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    5. The free and open-source Crust Messaging is a secure, high performance,Slack alternative that allows your teams to collaborate more efficiently, as well as communicate safely with other organisations or customers.
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      • ZeroNet
      An IRC-like internet chatroom hosted on ZeroNet, a distributed network. 0rc is a fully distributed website, and messages are shared through peers using the ZeroNet stack. In addition, making a new chatroom website is a simple as downloading the files and cloning the site.

      Discontinued

      Last update on github made over 5 years (March 13, 2016).

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      hack.chat is a minimal, distraction-free chat application.
      Channels are created and joined by going to https://hack.chat/?your-channel. There are no channel lists, so a secret channel name can be used for private discussions.

      Source code : https://github.com/hack-chat/main
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