Softros Systems

Softros LAN messenger

5 / 5 16 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Medium size businesses.


Average Ratings

16 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $12.95/one-time/user
  • Pricing Details
    volume discounts are available
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
    Mobile - Android Native
  • Training
    Documentation
  • Support
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Softros Systems
  • www.softros.com
  • Founded 2000
  • Finland

About Softros LAN messenger

An instant LAN messaging software for home or office network users with group messaging, file transfer, and remote control.


Softros LAN messenger Features

  • Audio / Video Conferencing
  • Brainstorming
  • Chat / Messaging
  • Contact Management
  • Content Management
  • Cooperative Writing
  • Discussion Boards
  • Document Management
  • Group Calendars
  • Project Management
  • Synchronous Editing
  • Task Management
  • Version Control

Softros LAN messenger Reviews Recently Reviewed!


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Perfect Office Messenger

Apr 26, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software does not take up much CPU or computer memory resources and works very well. Each computer is customized very easily to whom is using the terminal and messages can be stored for long term retrieval. Web links, file data file transfer links, the program fits our needs very well.

Cons: It would be nice to show pictures within the messenger but this is a low request. you can always send a link to the file or web location. I'm sure this prevents excessive resource utilization and helps with the logging of messages.

Overall: Office communication is enhanced. Confidential information can be typed versus verbal communicated around patients. This works very well in our pharmacy where we have multiple rooms and we can refer back to the message for information.

This product is used inter office to be able to leave private messages while seeing patients.

Aug 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like using this product instead of calling since patients can hear everything I say due to an open environment.

Cons: It is difficult to add or subtract people we have on the program so the actual setting up and changing is a little harder.

Overall: ABLE TO COMMUNICATE WITHOUT CALLING ANYONE

Great Software, Great Value!

Aug 14, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Seamless install and functionality. Increased our productivity immediately.

Cons: I wish I had find it sooner, our old software was holding us back.

Overall: Excellent. Works flawlessly. Easy to use.

SOFTROS Messenger

Feb 27, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Its easy to use like texting an individual.

Cons: The actual set up takes a little longer to do than anticipated. IT is a little harder to remove someone too after they are no longer at the facility.

Overall: This product is an essential tool for this office to speak to each other by texting when calling on the phone to each employee is not recommended in an office setting. It helps us with blasting info when meetings are coming up etc.

Recommendations to other buyers: I would recommend this highly to any office and I would get the package with no limits.

Vendor Response

by Softros Systems on February 27, 2017

Thanks for your review! We really appreciate your feedback.

I was introduced to this program at my old job. Liked it so much, I bought it for my business.

Apr 28, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like that when I receive a message, it makes a noise to get my attention & the window stays on top of the other screens I have open. I also like that the messages arrive at the destination FAST.

Cons: There really isn't anything that I *don't* like. I guess I could say that it is easy to accidentally close it out, but that's really on me & not the software.

Overall: I am able to communicate with my team without having to leave the exam room.

We use it daily as an Inter office communication tool.

Feb 21, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Was very ease to set up on our network. Allows us to transfer files and IM with employees. You can also send a broadcast message.

Overall: instant communications with any employee...

Great! No issues.

Jul 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I enjoy the ease of communicating with my team. I like being able to send a message without getting up from my desk.

Cons: That I have to buy a license for each computer that I want it installed on. I thought originally that the "per user" license meant how many people would be using it at one time, not how many computers would be needing to have it installed. Because of that, I had to purchase more licenses.

Overall: We are a small practice who used to frequently "yell" across the room to each other. Now we are able to be more professional and discreet.

Softros LAN Messenger is "da bomb" - awesome LAN messaging with no hassles.

Jul 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of installation, simple to use, great for my small business as I currently have 2 PCs in different rooms which often need to send various messages back and forth - Softros LAN Messenger makes this really simple, child's play.

Cons: Nothing so far - could maybe be slightly cheaper, but I was happy to pay to get the great features. Really, I don't think there's anything I could fault.

Overall: Easy transfer of files and various information between the 2 PCs in my work environment.

It just works

Jul 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We were using another LAN messenger app and it had constant connection issues. Softros has been rock solid with no connection issues.

Cons: This is paid software, but it really isn't expensive and ultimately you get what you pay for. Other than that I don't have any negatives and I wouldn't even call this a con.

Overall: We use this software in an escape room to allow our players to communicate with the Mad Scientist in the game. With no connection issues we have been able to make our gameplay rock solid.

Great for inter-office quick communication

Jul 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It was super easy to set up and use. We are a municipal office and our reception desk is able to send us a quick note if an Administrator is needed at the counter. We also use it to shoot quick notes back and forth between our offices.

Cons: We have just started to use the messenger and know that we have not utilized it to it's full potential. Right now there are no cons that we can think of.

Overall: Easy and quick communication between our offices and the front desk

love it!

Apr 26, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We are a tax service. Our office is small but we are extremely busy during tax season. Messenger is great for us, with a few short keystrokes we can talk to each other without getting up or picking up the phone. It's perfect for us!

Cons: having the list of users in my way at times, I wish I could reduce its size without putting it in the taskbar

Overall: as previously stated...we liked it and used it daily

We LOVE using this for our interoffice communications. It makes short exchanges so much easier!

Jul 30, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I find great value in that my employees can send me a message and not have to interrupt me in the office when I have people in my office or on the phone. It takes multi-tasking to a new level.

Cons: The only thing that I find slightly annoying is the constant flashing of the icon if the message goes unread. I understand why the feature is there but sometimes it drives me crazy.

We use it interoffice and has allowed for more efficiencies. We love it!

Apr 26, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: We can communicate in real time interoffice without getting up every time we need something. I can have a running conversation with multiple people and keep working.

Cons: I do not know if there is anything we do not like about the software. We are a small office so we have not run into any cons.

Very easy to use

Apr 26, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The interface is very clean, simple and easy to use. Administration is easy. Initial setup was intuitive

Cons: I have cases where I need to send an file to a group of users. Currently I cannot do this. I need to send the attachment to each user individually

Vendor Response

by Softros Systems on August 23, 2018

Dear Scott, please check our latest release v 9.2. We added the files transfer to multiple recipients.
Thanks for your feedback!

Excellent product

Aug 06, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very easy to use, you can follow the conversation even couple of days after.

Cons: You can't select different person to send same message, you need to group them before.

Overall: Excellent service, easy to install and pay.

very good quality

Jul 30, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: enough space to send files very quickly, very easy to use at first time, friendly display and easy to understand.

Cons: price by entrerprice, i consider the real price by one machine is correct, but you don´t have enough discount for many machines.

Overall: fastest conmunication betwenen sites, to send files, reminds, storage even if station is out, it is very powerful tool to be conected all time internaly.