This repository features a chat messenger with end-to-end encryption.
Following is a summary of the main features:
- UDP socket communication
- Symmetric encryption using AES-256
- User typing information
- Message notifications
Developed and tested on the following setup:
- macOS High Sierra (10.13.6)
- Qt Creator 4.1.0
- Qt 5.7.0
- Clang 7.0
- Botan 2.6.0 (Crypto and TLS for Modern C++)
Make sure that the Botan library is successfully installed on your system. Visit https://botan.randombit.net for more information on how to install Botan.
Open netchat.pro in Qt Creater and run the build process.
This video presents the general usage and features. Please remember that only peer-to-peer connections are supported.