Can we chat without Yahoo messenger? Most of us are familiar with the most widely used applications such as Yahoo messenger and Gtalk to carry out chatting with our friends. But here I’ll show how to chat without Yahoo messenger or Gtalk. As we all know the information we exchange with their servers(Yahoo or Gtalk) are recorded and stored along with the corresponding IP addresses. This may hurt our privacy since all the information we exchange while chatting has to pass through a third party server.
Moreover if the matter is highly confidential, then it is necessary to have a totally private chat where the messages are exchanged only between the people involved in the chat and not with any other third party servers. At these situations, it is better to chat without Yahoo messenger.
So, how to carry out a private chat without Yahoo messenger or Gtalk?
For this purpose there exists many softwares that support’s you to host a web-based chat system without any additional software or services. So with these softwares the exchange of messages takes place directly between the two persons engaging in the chat and will not pass through any other third party server. This ensures 100% privacy and eliminates the desperate need to chat with Yahoo messenger.
One of my favorite program for private chat is Easy Chat Server
Easy Chat Server is a Windows program that allows you to host a web-based chat system without any additional software or services. Unlike other chat server, you do not need to install Java. It allows you to build one or more web-based chat rooms on your machine, and provides advanced chat functionalities aiming to offer discussion space for your users, customers and partners.
Here are some of the screenshots of Easy Chat Server.
Key Features of Easy Chat Server:
- Easy to use, Simple installation that will have you up and running in minutes.
- 128-Bit Security Socket Layer(SSL) support. Support for server level certificate creation.
- Instantly runs a complete chat server on your PCs – does not need to install any Web Server.
- Supports full private messaging and One to One private chat.
- Support of images, smileys, avatar icons.
- Full chat and access logs are available within the chat server.
- Have a built-in IP Filter, supports banning/unbanning IP address, securely.
- Multiple styles available for the user to customize rooms.
- Unlimited rooms and users, no any annual, per-user, or maintenance fees.
- No spyware, adware or other unwanted extra programs.