6 free ajax chat applications using PHP

While talking about chat application, these days people hate those kind application made in PHP which need page refreshing. In this post, I’ll show you six different free Ajax chat applications which might be very useful if you’ve to use Ajax based chat application. Depending upon the requirement of your chat application, you can use them. I might have missed another good Ajax based chat application, if you find any the please post it to the comments.

Ajax Chat from http://blueimp.net

Free Ajax chat application using PHP

A powerful Ajax chat application with a lot of features at free of cost. Customize the layout and Use it in your project.

Ajax- IM

It is not a only a chat application, it is a instant messenger that’s why it is named as Ajax-IM. Very useful for implementing in community based websites.


Another great Ajax chat application build in PHP.Very easy to customize and use. You can even create rooms for chatting as well.


Another simple ajax chat application with limited functionality built in PHP.

Ajax chat from Ajax-chat.org

Very simple, lightweight and easy to use another Ajax chat application built in PHP.

Ajax chat from Blogoscopted

Fancy and avatar based ajax chat application built in PHP. As you can see in the above image, it looks like you’re really inside a chat room for chtting.

38 thoughts on “6 free ajax chat applications using PHP

  1. Jacques Marques


    You miss Crafty Syntax Live Help (CSLH), its very complete and security. See http://www.craftysyntax.com/.

    Best regards

  2. @Jacques – Sorry Crafty Syntaxwas not Ajax enabled and ajax is added in the latest version so I’ve missed out that one….thanks for heads up ..

  3. Well,i dont know much about ajax,but i have seen one site where free chat app can be found, its pcpin.com .Though its not ajax based ,but its good.

  4. @bhisma – thanks for sharing the link…but the Ajax based chat doesn’t have the page refreshing problem which is very irritating….

  5. Rujikin

    Very nice, there are also some ajax chat programs for PHPBB3

  6. Hello Roshan.

    How do you like our ajax chat solution :
    http://www.basechat.com ?

    Its not php and not always free, but instead its hosted.

    Please do note the file/picture sharing, a very ajax one.

    Best regards, Anders, Denmark.

  7. You’ve got to love that AJAX IM! Thanks for posting this. I downloaded a couple of really nice AJAX tools a while back, yshout was amazing.

  8. Seems good but, are these all IRC dependant?

  9. @Carlos – these are not IRC dependant…this can be used for creating chat room in your own website

  10. the best chat system i’ve used is campfire by 37signals.

  11. Thanks bro……nice info…..I like AJAX!!!

  12. JC

    Wow, thank you very much for this post. Now I just need to find that one gem: Ajax IRC that can connect to IRC servers (Not mibbit, something I can install on my own servers and not be bound to another brand).

  13. hery

    I want a simple chat, but I didn’t need a database .. such as live support

  14. kevin

    guys .. i found this one http://www.rapidcube.com, still in demo versions .. but its have a cool interface ..

  15. Very nice list, you forgot Flea IM.

  16. hi,

    all these apps are great, but i need a chat solution for my new project where “n” numbers of support staffs address “n” number of customers at the same time can u please suggest a chat apps to suit my requirement

  17. This is nice Ajax chat application , when i implemented in my php application, it worked fine but , just refresh the browser the chat is collapsed and from login it is asking, if there is any other tool to put chat functionality for my application..
    Thank you…

  18. Adeel Raza

    I found a great one, which has a great feel and UI to it… http://www.gixaw.com/

  19. Kranthi

    Good wor

  20. Bob

    Does Ajax work with aol? I can’t seem to make it work.

  21. Merry

    Just read the article, keep up the good work! You forgot to mention so called ‘blab’ chats – BlaB! Lite: http://hot-things.net/blab-lite-ajax-chat – irc-like chat with great look and BlaB! IM which is a sort of 1-2-1 chat: http://hot-things.net/blab-im-ajax-php-messenger – both AJAX based.

  22. I love this article, really interesting.

  23. Hello,

    Thanks for the list, I have added some of the scripts to my free scripts directories:

    http://gscripts.net – free PHP scripts directory
    http://freeajaxscripts.net – free AJAX scripts directory

    I hope you don’t mind.

  24. I found a great one for free here

  25. S

    Do these works well in mobile browser? will it consume high bandwidth?

  26. Nice post. I liked the first one but how will these chat application check for a new message. By pinging for requests again and again or Comet?

  27. Do you know any virtual chat software in php?

  28. oh, thank you for this, my graduation project need it

  29. Thank you guys thats what i was looking for

  30. This is very good article.

  31. Julio

    Very useful list!


  32. cool bro :) great list, I really enjoy the rain one

  33. Chandrima

    Thnx for sharing the info Roshan .. and also tons of thnx to Jacques Marques who shared the link of CraftySyntax, it works magical.. u solved all of my queries.. :)

  34. try FreiChatX , it is similar to gmail or facebook chat. its new and well supported.
    Best thing is that its free.
    download it from http://evnix.com

  35. Prashant

    Thanks Roshan… for such nice article. Thanks a lot..

  36. Hi Roshan, thanks brother for the information, great list, thats what i was looking for!!! i`m from venezuela, I love AJAX :)

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