|vnLanChat is a cross platform
LAN chat application. You may run it under Microsoft Windows as
well as under Linux! It is useful for chatting over a local area
network (LAN), for example over a home LAN. You can post messages
addressed to all participants and private messages too.
vnLanChat makes use of a cross platform framework library wxWidgets. Thanks to wxWidgets vnLanChat has user friendly interface on both Windows and Linux. Windows port also has tray icon.
One of main features: no dedicated server needed.
English and Russian languages are available.
You may take a look at the tech description of the protocol used:
Recently added feature: partial compatibility with VyPress Chat protocol.
About the author. My name is Vaclav Naydionov, I live in Russia, you can e-mail me to: vaclav at yandex dot ru.