IP Messenger is A more sensible solution to communicating with people over a local area network, it wouldn’t make much sense to use a complicated and expensive messenger. It is an application to chat inside your Local Area Network (LAN). This is a pop-up style LAN Messenger for multi-platforms. It is based on TCP/IP (UDP) and does not require a server machine. Features include serverless message communication, fast file or folder transfer, image embedded message, and desktop (area specified) capture, and message encryption (RSA2048bit + AES256bit) and sign or verify (PKCS#1-v1_5).
Download IP Messenger (ipmsg) for your Windows PC today! It provides a simple messaging functionality for local networks. Besides the possibility of sending and receiving messages easily and efficiently, another advantage is that all communications are kept within your local network, so no messages will pass through any third party servers. In other words, you don’t need to concern yourself about security if you exchange important information with your co-workers.
IP Messenger is absolutely free, though donations are accepted if you wish to make one. The application works on all popular Windows platforms and it doesn’t have any special requirements. You can have it up and running in under a minute, without making any complicated settings.
The application works straight out of the box and it’s exceptionally easy to use. Once it is installed on everybody’s computers, IP Messenger will automatically detect all contacts and add them to your list, so you can start exchanging messages with your co-workers right away.
IP Messenger works in the background, but if you want to send a message to someone, you can bring up its compact user interface through a system tray icon. The main interface doesn’t display too many options, so you don’t have to much time composing a message. All you have to do is select a contact, in the upper part of the window, and type your message in the larger area, below the contacts list. Additionally, you can take a quick snapshot of the screen, which is automatically attached to your message. When you are done, you can just hit the Send button and your message will be away.
The application’s system tray icon will start flashing when you receive a message from someone. Simply clicking the icon will bring up the message, but you will have to click a large “Open” button first, to reveal the actual message, if the sender has ticked the “Seal” option, before sending the message. Of course, you can either dismiss the message on IP Messenger, when you’re done the reading, or you can reply. A history of all sent and received messages can be found on a separate window. Additionally, the application’s configurations menu has a large selection of useful options, which may interest advanced users.
IP Messenger Features:
- FastCopy is the Fastest Copy/Backup Software on Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows XP
- IP Messenger supports UNICODE and over MAX_PATH (260 characters) file pathnames.
- Because it uses multi-threads for reading/Write/Verify, Overlapped I/O, Direct I/O, so it brings out the best speed of devices.
- It supports Include/Exclude filter like a UNIX wildcard.
- It runs fast and does not hog resources because MFC is not used. (Designed using Win32 API and C Runtime only).
IP Messenger Pros and Cons:
|Very Simple||A more modern design for the interface would be a good thing.|
|Very useful when in your local network multiple friends are using this|
|You can chat, transfer a file, screenshot in over LAN|
|Very small installer|
|No annoying adds|
|Publisher web site||http://www.ipmsg.org/private/index.html.en|
|Release Date||November 14, 2016|
|Date Added||November 14, 2016|
|Operating Systems||Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/10|
|Downloads Last Week||2,820|