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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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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Building a chat application for Asp.Net MVC website

I want to include a chatting functionality in my ASP.Net MVC Website. It is an online trading website (like ebay, Amazon or Airbnb), where UserA creates an Advertisement and UserB wants to contact ...
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Alternative to Whatsapp that takes less phone storage space

I don't like it that much whatsapp because repeatedly fills the mobile memory. Some recommendation to get that store automatically old conversations in its servers, without mine intervention. Yes, I ...
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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? ...
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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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Customizable website chat widget

I have a website where visitors first log in and then watch videos, and I want them to be able to exchange chat messages with my support agents as they're watching the videos. I'm looking for a chat ...
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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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Looking for a messenging app

Looking for a free iPhone app that will allow me to access Facebook Messenger without installing Facebook Messenger.
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Chat message repeater for Windows

Can anyone recommend me a reliable web chat message repeater for Windows? I found some spam bot programs but the maximum interval is too short. So I would like to have more messages being ...
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1-1 User Chat APIs with Admin access (for mobile and web) (PHP/JS)

I need to have a 1-1 chat application for a website/app with the following functionality. Certain classes of users can chat with other classes of users Admins should be able to view chats, but not ...
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Online text chat that doesn't allow copy-pasting by guests

I'm looking for an online text chat solution that can be used by guests without needing to register their own accounts. It want a solution where I can host the room and it's possible for me to store ...
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Public chat for virtual coworking

I want to create virtual coworking chat room, where people can share what they are working on and talk to earch other, while working on their every day tasks during a day. So I need hosted chat ...
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Cross platform chat program with local log?

It seems Skype for Linux is no longer a desktop app but some resource hog desktop app layer thrown over the Skype for Web client and as such it is no longer capable of local logging. There's a 30 day ...
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Messaging app with end-to-end encryption, usable in China

End-to-end encryption has become a basic feature of messaging apps. WhatsApp was banned from China after implementing it. So, is there any end-to-end encrypted chat app which is usable right now in ...
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Chat application for one-on-one chat in PHP

I am looking for a chat application written in PHP, allowing a group of people in an office to interact with each other. It can be one to one or may be a group chat application for my PHP based web ...
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Are there any instant messaging apps that support Markdown and LaTex?

I am a college student, and we come across situations where we need to discuss homework and concepts that we have to learn. We traditionally use WhatsApp, but that's not really a good enough app, as ...
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Cost-free alternative to slack where channels can be set as “open”

I'm looking for a cost-free alternative to slack where channels can be set as "open" so people can join without having to be invited (slack has this feature but only when paying) In other words, this ...
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Software with phone-app and web interfaces to create impromptu groups and discuss

We students have ten subjects taught by ten different teachers. We created a Google Group to share info, but it has two problems: 1. When we or any teacher posts to the Google Group, all teachers ...
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Setup online discussion forum

I am planning to setup an online discussion forum for our research group to share and discuss technical issues and information with each other. In the order of priority, following are the desired ...
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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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What web chat app could suit my specific needs?

I want to have a live chat on my website, with the following functionality: authorization for users (via FB or email) ability to moderate users (ban or kick them out) ability to have a bot, who would ...
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VNC server for Android

I would like to use my rooted Android phone from my PC. I have been testing several VNC server apps and none of them lets you control the Android device remotely. I have tried Droid VNC and it no ...
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Each client should have their own private “room” where they can video/text with their support person from my team

User story: As a client, I would want to come to the website, log into my own private online 'room' (preferably without downloading software, although a mobile app would be a useful bonus), leaves ...
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In office chat with persistent notifications

My production staff is predominantly and essentially Luddites by comparison. Most have never used email on the regular. While most people are chasing employees to get them to put down phones, these ...
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Is there a private messaging app without identity?

I'm looking for an app (mobile or web) that can encrypt messages with a good level (like Signal or Telegram, but on which the users are anonymous. On signal or telegram, you can be sure of the other'...
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Looking for a messaging service with api that lets me fan out messages to multiple users at once

I want to offer a service to users so that I can disseminate messages which will be "fanned out" (sent to multiple users at the same time. Ideally the features would include: offers an api to ...
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LAN-only IP-to-IP video chat

I'm searching a LAN-Only messenger, with the following features audio video text works without internet type in the IP-address of another computer and it connects to that computer's messenger. ...
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An open source, self-contained PHP webchat application that can require user registration?

Is there such a program that either always requires user registration or can be configured to require it? What I need is a program I can put on a website to allow visitors to textchat with each other ...
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Are there newer instant messenger applications similar to Whatsapp for Symbian?

I have been and am still using a Symbian OS powered device. With the imminent expriry of the popular Whatsapp messenger later in June, I am looking for an open source (or even propietary) chat ...
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What would you recommand for team messaging / video conferencing, etc

It seems like everybody wants to become/beat Slack : Amazon Chime, Cisco Spark, Microsoft Team, etc. I'm in a situation where my needs are pretty straightforward, but where the solution is not that ...
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One way LAN messaging

I'm looking for one way LAN messaging software for Windows. I have found this. It does exactly what I need, but for our network, (approx 400 users) it is just too expensive. My requirement are: one ...
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LAN chat software between Linux and Windows

I am the only one in our office using Linux, while everything is working great except the team-communication. I just need to send/receive text message, images, files with my teammates. I have set up ...
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Android chat client that supports IRC and XMPP

At work, we use XMPP, and for personal use, I use IRC. Are there any Android clients that support both, similar to Pidgin on Windows?
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Windows Chat application with persistent desktop notifications?

Are there any Windows chat or messaging apps that show a persistent desktop notification until acknowledged (when clicked)? The only thing I have seen is software called Toaster(sp?) which works for ...
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Simple tool with chat notifications for integration with a wiki and Kanban tool

I look for a way to integrate a chat like Mattermost or Rocket chat with a wiki like DokuWiki and a simple Kanban tool like Trello or Asane. I don't want something software developpement oriented (no ...
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Minimalist Facebook chat client for Android

Ever since chat stopped working on Facebook's website, I have been looking for an alternative to the bloaty spyware-laden Messenger app. There are many alternatives, many of which even share the same ...
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Chat plugin for WordPress which can show user IPs when I am logged in as admin

I would like to install a chat for my WordPress blog, so users would be able to chat with each other or the actual admin. On my blog admins often need to know the user IP to make actions on the ...
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Any moderated group chat software?

I've just spent hours trying to find a simple hosted solution to add to my website for group text-based chat. I can't believe I couldn't find anything. I need to be able to moderate the chat, ...
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Simple chat client for Mac OS X which shows alerts and can be pinned to foregorund

I`m searching for a simple chat client for Mac OS X: Requirements: It should be possible to pin the chat window to the foreground, so it is in front of alle other windows It should show those alerts ...
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Presence on the network

I'm looking for a program that looks like a chat app, i.e. shows green when the user is on the LAN or red when their device is not on the network. I don't want it to be a chat program, just an ...
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Looking for chat source for web application (web socket/ajax)

I'm looking for chat source to be added to my web application (based on php lang). Here is the list of requirements, looking forward for your help. It should be only open source code, I want to be ...
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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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Webchat for LAMP server with moderation & other features

Need to find a web chat application, preferably free one that can be integrated with a standard LAMP server, with certain features: there have to be chat rooms; there have to be moderators/admins; ...
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Automatic translation of messages & conversations in Facebook Messenger, Instant Messaging IM and Chat Apps

Automatic translation of messages & conversations in Facebook Messenger, Instant Messaging IM and Chat Apps I have friends from many countries and their command on English and mine over those ...
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web customer support chat widget allowing you to edit sent messages

I am looking for a customer support chat widget for the web (e.g. like Zopim) with an "edit sent message" feature, just like in Skype. E.g. you send a message (no matter whether you are the customer ...
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Subscribing a Gitter Chat / IRC channel to receive Notifications of all new questions of a Tag on Stack Overflow

Our tool often gets questions on stack overflow. They all use its tag. I've seen on Stack Exchange chat, that it can be set up so that questions are automatically reposted from the site, to the chat ...
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Push messages from PC to iPad with confirmation system

I was wondering if any of you knew of a program that would allow me to push a message from a PC (or phone) to an iPad on my local network and have it pop up full screen on the ipad (and maybe flash ...
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Live chat integration with webapp

I am exploring ways to integrate a live chat feature to a webapp. The webapp can be Java or .NET based. What are the options from open source or commercial space in order to this? I am looking for a ...
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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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Software to teach my class from distance

I have to go overseas for two weeks. Some of my students will also attending some two-week-long workshops but I (also my students) would like to have our class running during these days (4 sessions, 2 ...