LAN Messenger, which is currently available for Windows, Mac, and Linux is a free and open-source instant messaging application. Through a local network, this application will foster instant communication, eliminating the need for having a server and internet connection. More than just for instant messaging, it also comes with extra features, such as transferring files, archiving of past messages, and being notified of upcoming events.

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The following are some of the features of LAN Messenger:

Instant Messaging: You can instantly connect with other users on the network and start a conversation.

Private Network: No need to worry about your privacy. AES encryption with RSA offers industry-leading security.

Broadcast messages: You will have the option to notify all users within the network or choose specific users.

Transfer Files: Forget about email attachments. This app makes it easy and hassle-free to transfer files to other users within the network.

Group Contacts: You can also easily organize people in your contact list. This will make it easy to find people when needed.

Log Messages: Previous conversations can also be archived, which you can access at any given time.

Works without Server: One of the best things about this instant messaging application is the lack of server that is required, making it less complicated.

Works without Internet Connection: This messaging application utilizes a local network, which means that you can send messages even without internet, which is beneficial in minimizing possible threats.

Supports Multiple Languages: You can choose from the different languages that will be used as the medium for the user interface.

Multi-platform Support: Regardless of your operating system, whether you are on Mac, Windows, or Linux, you can use this messaging application.