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Simple Chat Alternatives

Simple Chat is described as 'simple, opensource and powerful cross-platform client-server chat for local networks and the Internet' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Simple Chat for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Feem, which is free. Other great apps like Simple Chat are Winpopup LAN Messenger, qchat, Squiggle and Lan Messenger.

Simple Chat alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Instant Messengers or Team Collaboration Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Simple Chat.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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

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  1. Feem icon

    Feem

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Share files offline. No servers. No cloud. No limits.

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  2. Winpopup LAN Messenger icon

    Winpopup LAN Messenger

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

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

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  3. qchat

    • 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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  4. Squiggle icon

    Squiggle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

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  5. Lan Messenger

    • 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. BORGChat icon

    BORGChat

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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  7. 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.

    Bopup Communication Server - Enterprise Instant Messaging server software for secure business and corporate collaboration
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    Network Assistant

    • Windows

    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 networks.

    Main interface
  9. Output Messenger icon

    Output Messenger

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Self-Hosted

    Private and Secure Instant Messenger for Office designed specifically for keeping remote employees and multiple offices in sync.

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  10. Kubeah Chat icon

    Kubeah Chat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Kubeah Chat is a software that allows you to create instant messaging locally on your network, without having to go through a server. The software, which does not require any installation on the computer, works very simply.

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