Chat servers exist in a wide variety of formats and protocols. However, they all provide a facility for users to communicate with each other in real time, as opposed to holding conversations via less immediate means such as e-mail or Web message boards.
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A simple, fast, and customizable chat server that uses mysql for message and nickname storage.
Browser-based hosted chat software server with web-based administration
Live chat for business.
Flash chat software, offering text and video chat capabilities
Client-server software designed for communication over a home or corporate network: text messaging, file transfer, audio and video chat.
DBabble Chat Server
Chat, discussion, and secure instant messaging server accessible via web browser and Windows client.
Provides video chat application that enables real-time text, audio and video communication.
Customizable and extensible Java chat server with multiple chat- tracking- and IM-applets. Includes support for whiteboards, bookmarks (presentations), administration and transcripts.
A combination of XMPP/Jabber and web servers. Provides Live Chat (Live Help) for web site(s) on a server.
NFC Chat Server
A framework written in Java. News, screenshots, free download, documentation, FAQ.
Peer to peer chat software to communicate and exchange information
Open-source client/server chat system for Windows.
A scalable distributed multi-protocol multi-casting chat, messaging and social network server released as open source. Includes a list of supported protocols and formats, documentation and a collection of useful links.
Puca Community Solutions
Development of online communities across multiple platforms, including Short Messaging Service (SMS), Web Applications Protocol (WAP), interactive television, and Web. Product details, press information, job advertisements.
Customizable Java client/server chat software.
Open Source package for client/server based Secure Internet Live Conferencing similar to IRC.
VolanoChat is client-server Java chat software for creating online chat communities for your Web site.
Xronos Chat Applications
Chat software for live customer support or moderated chats. ASP or server solutions.
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