tonic Alternatives

    tonic is described as '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 together easy'. There are seven alternatives to tonic for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Feem, which is free. Other great apps like tonic are Squiggle (Free, Open Source), Winpopup LAN Messenger (Free Personal), Lan Messenger (Free, Open Source) and BigAnt Office LAN Messenger (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 31, 2018

      • 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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      • 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.


    1. Winpopup LAN Messenger is a cost-effective Office, Corporate, Enterprise Instant Messaging solution.
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      • 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      And almost as outdated as the original Lan Messenger.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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    2. BigAnt Office LAN Messenger offers rich features for secure and stable business communication.


      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Is your company starting to experience communication problems? Does it take too much time to call your co-workers to invite them to a group meeting? Hate walking all over the building to solve some trivial issue?
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    3. 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 devices" by using it.
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