RealPopup is a small tool to replace old WinPopup or "net send" command with a full featured messaging tool which remains stable and simple as its predecessor. It's fully integrated with local network environments and application is available in different languages. Application supports many useful features such as file transfer, broadcast notifications, LAN chat mode, different options for users and groups, names auto complete, and so on. To learn more about RealPopup, read the features.
Instant messengers (IM) are applications designed to work through the internet: they allow you to communicate with people everywhere, while RealPopup is designed to communicate with your local network friends. RealPopup doesn't require any special network setup, as well as any internet connection; it doesn't require any application server, you just have to install it in your PC and begin to chat! RealPopup is also really fast, because local network communications are not affected by internet lags, interruptions etc. Our popup messenger is designed to replace the Windows legacy messenger system (Windows messenger service, WinPopup or "net send" command, msg.exe), it's fully integrated with the system: for example, you'll receive messages from printer spoolers, as well as from your SQL Server Agents and so on. RealPopup has got many functions designed to work with the environment, you'll take advantage of them once you'll become familiar with the product.
Main dialog is similar to usual messaging applications, with essentials to browse history of received messages, delete, reply or compose new one, as well as click on links, save, etc. RealPopup supports enhanced features such as customizable fonts, system wide hotkeys and a network settings options. Message composing is supported by automatic links creation, autocomplete names, enhanced drag'n'drop for files transfer, windows explorer files, .url references etc. When replying, original text is quoted with date and username, to better and clearly distinguish queries and replies during a conversation. The ability to send notifications to multiple recipients as well as to create multi-personal chat in your local network is supported by Realpopup features.
When you're using your computer, RealPopup stays silently on tray area (usually at lower-right corner, just near the clock). Once you receive a message, a popup message starts flashing and notify the event. You can customize this event, for example allow/disable incoming message sounds, as well as minimize incoming messages to taskbar. You can completely allow/disallow sending messages to certain user groups via administrative settings.
Beside tons of useful options to customize your popup messaging tool, RealPopup comes with the unique options set for users and groups through a dedicated menu (right-click on username). You can add users to specified groups, send message to group or rename/delete group. Move Group Up/Down option can change groups position in your contact list.
During the conversation with any user, you can transfer file by dropping it in a message dialog. Right-click on a username and choose "Send file(s)" option. Files explorer window will be opened and user can select a file. It can be an alternative option for method of file sending.
Popup messenger starts receiving files automatically. When transfer is completed, link to a folder with files will be shown in a message dialog.
This software is not reviewed yet.
A network messenger that's feature-rich yet easy-to-use and install and won't cost you a fortune, RealPopup LAN chat offers fast, stable messaging across your local network. No application server required, just install on your PC and start messaging!