An intranet chat application that does not require a server.
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 message logging.
A universal instant messaging (IM) program
See https://pidgin.im/about/ for more information. Pidgin is an instant messaging program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. It runs on Windows, Linux, and other UNIX operating systems. Pidgin is compatible with the following chat networks out of the box: AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, MXit, Novell GroupWise Messenger, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and Zephyr. It is written in C and makes heavy use of GLib and GTK+. Finch is a command line instant messaging program. It also lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat network simultaneously, and it is compatible with the same chat networks as Pidgin. It is written in C and makes heavy use of GLib and ncurses.
A Windows client for the Direct Connect networks
DC++ is an open source Windows client for the Direct Connect file sharing network. The DC network is a decentralized network, made up of individual servers (hubs) that users join to share files with other members on that hub. Each hub is individually run by a fellow user of the DC network, and may have certain themes to the content on the hub. Hub owners set up rules to regulate their hub as they see fit.
A free peer-to-peer (P2P) BitTorrent file sharing client
Ares Galaxy is a free, open source BitTorrent and chat program that uses its own decentralized supernode/leaf network. Ares Galaxy has a simple, quick access interface with a built in audio/video viewer. Ares allows you to share any digital file including images, audio, video, software, documents, etc. You may now easily publish your files through the Ares’ peer-to-peer (P2P) network. As a member of the virtual community, you can search and download just about any file shared by other users. The latest versions also support the BitTorrent protocol and Shoutcast radio stations.
Psi IM — Qt-based XMPP client
Psi is cross-platform powerful XMPP client designed for experienced users. There are builds available for MS Windows, GNU/Linux and macOS.
An instant messaging client for XMPP networks
Pandion is an open source instant messaging client for XMPP networks. Keep in touch with friends or collaborate with colleagues using Pandion instant messenger. Pandion is designed for ease of use and secure communication.
Official OSX, Windows, and Linux Desktop Clients for Rocket.Chat
Rocket.Chat Desktop client is the official desktop app for Rocket.Chat, the simple but powerful open source web chat platform. It's tested on macOS, Windows and Linux and delivers a superb array of tools and features.
A smaller, faster, and easier IM client
Miranda IM is an open source, multi-protocol instant messaging client designed to be very light on system resources, extremely fast and customizable. A powerful plugin-based architecture make Miranda IM one of the most flexible clients on the planet.
You can message and share files inside your intranet without a server.
BeeBEEP is a secure (encryption based on Rijndael Algorithm, AES) peer to peer lan messenger. You can talk and send files with all your friends inside a local area network such of an office, home or internet cafe without a server. For more info visit: http://beebeep.sourceforge.net
The pinnacle of file-sharing and chat - an innovative DC client!
ApexDC™ is an innovative Direct Connect client based on the DC++ and StrongDC++ projects. Direct Connect provides a rare blend of seamless file sharing and community based chat and messaging between users. ApexDC features plugins and scripting through Lua and much more. Both operators and users alike should find it a pleasant experience. Note: as of May 28th 2016 ApexDC is now primarily distributed as two separate installers one targetting 32bit and the other 64bit operating systems. Additionally XP compatible binaries are now only offered as a separate download from the files section.
Psi+ Project — development branch of Psi XMPP client
Psi is a cross-platform powerful XMPP client designed for experienced users. Psi+ is a development branch of Psi XMPP client. Project purpose: collection, refinement and writing new patches for transfer them to Psi upstream developers.
for Adium, Pidgin, Miranda and Telepathy IM Framework
Please make sure to read this page: http://sourceforge.net/p/sipe/wiki/Frequently%20Asked%20Questions/ A third-party Pidgin/Adium/Miranda/Telepathy plugin for the extended version of SIP/SIMPLE used by various products: * Skype for Business * Microsoft Office 365 * Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) * Microsoft Lync Server * Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS 2007/2007 R2) * Microsoft Live Communications Server (LCS 2003/2005)
This project allows connecting, file sharing and chatting in Direct Connect and ADC networks.
phpFreeChat is a free, simple to install, fast and customizable chat that uses by default files for message and nickname storage. It uses AJAX to smoothly refresh and display the chat zone and the nickname zone.
Mattermost Desktop application for Windows, Mac and Linux
Mattermost Desktop is a native desktop application for Mattermost, a workplace messaging alternative to Slack. Mattermost Desktop is developed using Electron and runs on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Low-latency, high quality voice chat for gamers
Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software primarily intended for use while gaming. It includes game linking, so voice from other players comes from the direction of their characters, and has echo cancellation so the sound from your loudspeakers won't be audible to other players.
VICIdial Contact Center Suite
This software suite is designed to extend the functionality of the Asterisk PBX through platform-independant web-client applications. Includes the VICIdial inbound/outbound contact center application. The suite is scalable across multiple Asterisk servers.
NOT UNDER ACTIVE DEVELOPMENT (sorry)
THIS LIBRARY IS NOT UNDER ACTIVE DEVELOPMENT (sorry). AIMLBot (Program#) is a small, fast, standards-compliant yet easily customizable .NET dll implementation of an AIML (Artificial Intelligence Markup Language) based chatter bot. AIMLBot has been tested on both Microsoft's runtime environment and Mono.
MSN compatible messenger application
A very nice MSN compatible messenger application, aMSN Messenger is a multiplatform MSN messenger clone. Works pretty much like its Windows based counterpart. Perfect for keeping in touch with those friends who have not yet seen the light. Works on linux
AChat enables you to chat on your local network (LAN). But you can also share entire directories or send specific files, show images to other users and send messages even to users who are currently offline. Everything with full Unicode support.
Freenet front end written in Java. Supports multiple up/downloads, messages, searching and more.
ShowEQ or SEQ for short is a program designed to decode the EverQuest data stream and display that information on another computer running the Linux OS in real time. Our Forums are located at http://seq.sourceforge.net
Mibew Messenger is an open-source live support application allowing visitors of your site to chat with your operators.
phpMyChat-Plus is an easy-to-install, easy-to-use multi-room PHP/DB chat. It is currently available for MySQLi, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, and ODBC. It supports IRC-like commands, moderators, is available in 24 languages and fully compatible with php7.
Fully customizable web chat created using AJAX.