Translate chat text to communicate with those who speak other languages.
See when others start and stop typing a message
Upload files easily during discussions
Allow multiple discussion "topics" to let users discuss different things at the same time, and not need to install multiple chat rooms and/or prefix each message with the discussion topic. This allows users to engage in one or more topics, and follow others they are interested in
Choose whether to use a FlatFile backend, a MySQL backend, or a SQLite backend