Chat or IM (Instant Messenger) clients are essential tools that helps users to keep in touch with their family and friends and exchange conversation and data in real time. Today there is no dearth of IM clients and user has a lot of options to choose from. The best known IM client to date is Yahoo! Messenger who also happens to be one of the pioneers of modern Chat and today it garners to millions of users. There are two different types of IM clients: web based and desktop based client. The former can be operated without installing while the later needs to be installed in the users desktop. However, there is another type of chat client like LANcet Chat 2.3.300 which specifically caters to members over a Local Area Network (LAN) and is highly secure.
LANcet Chat 2.3.300 is a free software through which members can exchange messages over LAN in real time. With LANcet Chat you do not need to install a chat server as it can function independently. This chat client supports upto 20 users at the same time which is enough for a small Local Area Network. With this chat client you can send private messages and have unlimited conversation with your buddies. This program starts automatically with Windows and remains idle in the system tray unless and until manually activated by the user. Like other IM client LANcet Chat also displays a pop-up with sound when you receive a new incoming message. You can use the vast range of emoticons to express yourself to your friends over the network. Apart from this you can also use the Antiboss system to hide your chat sessions from your boss.
To, conclude LANcet Chat 2.3.300 is one of the best IM clients you can use securely over a Local Area Network. The only limitation of this chat client is that you have to inside a single subnet without software/hardware routers between users. Nonetheless, this is still a superb chat client and deserves a rating of 3 stars.