Questions tagged [chat]

Use this tag when seeking software recommendations to relay instant text messages over the Internet, either between individual or to a private or public group.

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Message UI for Windows Phone 8

I'm trying to write a messaging app for Windows Phone 8, but I'm having some problems: I have to design the chat page (the one with the bubbles), but I would not like to rewrite or reinvent that, so ...
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Website live chat app with WhatsApp integration

Is there a live customer chat app that has WhatsApp integration? For example, I will go to that sales website and ask something in live support with my mobile number. Then they will answer me via ...
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Type to select friend in Pidgin buddy list

I use Pidgin for chat. Finding a friend in the list is quite painful. Even though friends are listed alphabetically, that does not help much, especially with kanji characters. I would like to have a ...
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Team communication tool combining the advantages of Slack and Co-Meeting

I am looking for a team communication tool combining the advantages of Slack and Co-Meeting. Absolute requirements: All content invisible to outsiders. Anyone with a "@mygroup.com" email can join my ...
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Skype plugin for sending rich formatted text

When I paste Rich Text Format or HTML text in Linc it will send as it is. Skype instead will loose the formatting. Is there any plugin that prevents the lost of formatting and allows skype to send ...
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ChatBot with HTTP routing capabilities

I got a simple idea around an automated issue agent and I would like to put it into real world. It should be a ChatBot application that will get requests sent by another application (say Rest HTTP ...
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Camouflaged chat app for Android (does not look like a chat app)

I have a scenario where a client needs to have an app to chat with someone without anyone else being able to know, cursorily, that an app is a communication app or has the ability to provide ...
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Replacing Discourse and Slack with a single platform?

(Initially posted in Community Building but it was recommended I post here too.) TL;DR: Are there tools/platforms that can replace both Discourse (forums for end users) and Slack (chat for developers)...
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Instant chat for self-hosting

I am looking for a software that allows to create chat rooms instantly once created, it needs just a URL to log in, no password chat sessions are deleted automatically after a defined period of ...
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Chat history database

I frequently use chat and similar means of communication with friends, teammates and other people. But I use a variety of programs and sites to do so, like Skype, Whatsapp, a few social networks, SMSs ...
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Looking for IM Client that meets certain criteria

I used to be an avid user of Trillian, but they currently don't support group chats for Google and that's a deal breaker for me. So I'm currently looking for a new app (or combination of apps) that ...
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Any voice-supported alternative for Google Talk?

As you know GoogleTalk has been discontinued recently. Is there any alternative which support voice on Windows to communicate with other gmail users? Supporting video-chat is a bonus feature. (the ...
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Cross-platform LAN messenger with chatlog server

I am looking for a LAN messenger with the following features Cross-platform (Windows and Mac OS X at least) Text chat of course Conference chat Text search in chat history. Unlike Spark, the search ...
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Instant messaging with threads

When talking with a friend over Jabber, it's sometimes hard to understand to which message was he responding to. Other times, we're even having multiple conversations at the same time, which is even ...
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Chat environment that can interpret programming code

I am looking for a simple chat environment, were users can talk to each other, but at the same time write code in a programming language (maybe Python or Ruby or Bash, whatever). Is there any way I ...
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Android chat app that lets me chat via 2+ Yahoo IM accounts

Looking for Android chat app that lets me chat via 2+ Yahoo IM accounts. Motivation: I used IMO for this, and they are discontinuing their support for 3rd party chat. Frankly, IMO's features were "...
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(Video) communication software/dashboard for elderly people

I recently came across this product: KOMP. It is a display that (elderly) people can put in their homes and their family members can "control" it remotely with their phones. So even if my grandparents ...
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Chat app on mobile phones were users can be anonymous and any two can chat privately

I am looking for a chat app on Android and iOS where users join a public room anonymously (no phone number or authentication is required) and chat. If two users want to chat privately, they can chat ...
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Reputable and reliable web service that integrates email + chat similar to Gmail/Hangouts?

Google has been fumbling again and again in recent weeks. Just now, it opened a stupid "upload your profile picture" window that wouldn't go away because apparently the UI doesn't understand what the ...
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serverless chat client that works across subnets?

I'm looking for a Linux (CentOS 7) based chat application that I can use to simply send chat messages directly to an IP address (on a machine that's running the same client). I want to avoid ...
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Is there a slack integration or app which provides running HTML+CSS+JS code snippets?

I have recently set my students with hipchat just because I liked an integration on hipchat called HTMLCanvas. But unfortunately this integration does not allow including external JavaScript libraries ...
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Multiplatform messaging app with offline message support

I'm looking for a messaging app with the following requisites: multiplatform (Android, Linux, Windows) supports offline messages (If I send a message to someone that is offline, the receiver should ...
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Open-Source alternative for Adobe Connect

I wish to run a server and a service for holding some webinars and remote class. But for many reasons I prefer to just you open-source software or online services. The features I am looking for are: ...
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Community Messaging Web Application

I run a small online volunteer community (~700 users) that organizes and manages community cleanup dates in my area. We are looking for a messaging platform we can roll into our existing website (as a ...
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LAN messenger to chat between computers connected to different routers

We had been using IPMSG to chat and transfer files. Now the computer are connected to a different router. Let's say computer A is connected to router 192.168.123.1 and computer B to router 192.168.0....
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chatting/video calling app using Openfire 4.0.1

I am looking for a multi platform program (majorly win 7), which i can run using Openfire 4.0.1 server for the following uses: Instant Messaging Audio calling Video calling User online or offline ...
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Stack Exchange chatroom bridge for a desktop chat interface

I was wondering if anyone had a way to take a StackExchange chatroom and create some kind of a bridge to a desktop chat interface like Pidgin. I would like it to meet the following requirements, ...
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Self host private chat room server

What are my options for hosting a private chat room server for <10 people (my family)? Should I use a web server in combination with a chat component? Or an IRC server with a web interface ...
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Need a Campfire-quality integrated chat system for a large site

I'd like to integrate a chatroom product/service into a typical PHP web app with thousands of users. We need (ideally): Private rooms with unique URLs Can invite other users Users can access full ...
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Well known free Javascript (assistance) chat for integrating in a webapp

I am developing a webapp for the sales department of my company, and I would like to integrate a chat to allow them asking for direct technical support from us developers. My constraints are the ...
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Is there any framework like live helper chat in Python?

Looking for only an open-source framework having ADMIN panel with modern UI and automated replies. Found chatterbot but it doesn't have all the features of live helper chat like Admin Panel which is ...
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Video chat between two physical rooms without internet

So I am a psychologist who would like to (without using the internet) chat with a client in the next room. The only requirements would be they hear and see me and I hear and see them. That is it! I ...
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App for designing conversations

I'm looking for a simple app that can be used to design a conversation with someone. Ideally, I would like it shaped like messenger but where I can fill in the cloud boxes for both parties, or for ...
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Do you know any video chat room providers with WebAPI?

I want to be able to programmatically create a video chat room and send its link to a customer, so he will be able to chat with an employee. I've been looking for a provider of such service but didn't ...
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Simple chat application with canned answers

I am setting up a remote event and I am looking for a solution so that the remote person can communicate with me as they cannot talk or type text. The person at the other end can touch prompts on a ...
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Virtualized list in pure JS

I am looking for virtualized list library, created to work in vanilla JS, that supports variable height of row/item in list. Sticky items (like position: sticky) support is also welcome. There must ...
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Chat progressive web application, open source, messages viewable offline

I need a open source chat that is built using PWA. I tried rocketchat but the solutions in PWA are not well maintained and I need a quick solution, just in last case i can build a webapp on my own for ...
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Screen sharing with video and ability for users to draw on screen

I am looking for a combination of the features in Slack and Google Hangout: In table form: +------------------------------------------------+-------+-----------------+----+ | ...
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AI chat web app

I am new to artificial intelligence but I have 5 years of experience in traditional programming, my question is that programming language or what framework would you recommend to make the following ...
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Which tool can I use to automate chatbot testing?

Currently we are working on a chatbot messenger which is integrated with Microsoft Teams. We need to perform automation testing on the chatbot messenger. What tool should we use for chatbot automation ...
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What should I use for a throwaway electronic prototype?

We have a project for a course where we need to implement a use case(called "Chat interaction") of a bigger project. The project represents a web interface for participants at the 4 day race in ...
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Some user friendly peer to peer selling app accepting cryptos?

What I am looking for I am searching for a user friendly peer to peer selling messaging (chat) app for selling and buying stuff with cryptocurrencies. Use case Let's say I want to buy a camera. I ...
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Open source self-hosted enterprise chat server with Active Directory integration, video/audio chat, file sharing

We are considering an enterprise chat app for our company. However, we have significant presence in China and Indonesia. Local regulations of these countries require personnel data of these companies ...
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Real-time chat system on Laravel

This is my first question to this website, although I'm not new. I have found all my questions answered and never really found a need to ask some of my own. But, I'm searching for over two days and ...
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Software to view all messages in one place regardless of source

I get frustrated by the number of electronic communication channels we have these days – email (IMAP), FB Messenger, Whatsapp, iMessage, SMS, LinkedIn etc... it would be nice if as many of these as ...
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Is there any chat app for local network (works without Internet connection) like netmeeting in windows xp?

Is there any chat application works on Windows 10 or 7 similar to netmeeting in windows xp, which supports: works without Internet connection, works on LAN (local Network is enough to run it). ...
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PC/Desktop IM Client that Supports GIFs via GIPHY?

I'm looking for an IM/chat client that will work on Windows which can connect to multiple services and meets the following criteria: Allows to add accounts from other services (e.g. Facebook, ...
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Gateway for StackExchange chat?

StackExchange is a proprietary Q/A network owned by the Facebook guys. It provides a chat network. That chat network is chock full of experts, usually of the Slack and Discord-using varieties that can'...
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Software to develop a chatbot that uses data from Elasticsearch

I'm currently taking a look at chatbot development. The plan is to have a chatbot on our website that can answer questions. We also want to see if its possible to have a chatbot which can send a query ...
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Messaging app with channels

Telegram has been recently blocked in Iran and we might have to use a different messaging app. A useful feature of Telegram is channels. Is there a messenger providing the same or a similar feature? ...