What are some alternatives?
When comparing Bopup IM Suite and MagicPad, you can also consider the following products
Ruler - It's a screen ruler for Windows.
Send - Instant messaging meets email (by Microsoft)
LAN Messenger - LAN Messenger is a decentralized UDP IM-style chat client which supports usernames...
Signal - Fast, simple & secure messaging. Privacy that fits in your pocket.
BORGChat - BORGChat is a LAN messaging software program.
MyChat - Secure instant messenger for any network