Chatterous has one very unique feature that can come in handy if you’re out and about ““ the ability to follow the conversation even if you aren’t in the Chatterous room. You can join in on the conversation using email, using Jabber or Google Talk or by SMS on your phone.
That said, the chat history remains in the room so if you don’t want to be bombarded by email, SMS or on Google Talk, then you can always go back any time and read what you missed.
Anologue is another solid option that, like Chatterous, saves chat history. Feature wise it is much simpler, and is a great option for those of you who don’t really need all the extra bells and whistles offered by other websites. Simply click the button to create a new chat room and share the link.
Did you ever wish you had an interpreter handy when chatting with someone whose first language isn’t the same as yours? Now you do with BabelWith.Me. Babel is similar in concept to Anologue with one huge added feature – everyone else’s chat will be instantly translated into the language of your choice.
Both languages will be included – the translation is followed by the original phrase in red italics. There are 44 languages available on Babel at the moment. Of course it goes without saying that with computer generated translations, there are bound to be mistakes.
If all you need is to create your own one-on-one video chat room, then BoostCam has got you covered. The site couldn’t be easier to use. Click the Start Chat Now button and a new session will automatically be created.
Allow the site to access your camera and microphone and then send the link to your friend, and you’ve got instant video online chat without signing up for a thing. BoostCam is as simple as it gets which makes it perfect for video chats with the less than technically inclined.
If a webcam alone isn’t enough and you need an added chat feature, you can use ChatRide instead.