Alternatives to Off-the-Record Messaging for all platforms with any license

  • Telegram icon


    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

  • Tox icon


    Send messages, files, create groups and make Tox to Tox audio and video calls. Securely.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... BSD

  • ChatSecure icon


    [ChatSecure by Chris Ballinger and Gibberbot by The Guardian Project have combined efforts!] ChatSecure (formerly “Gibberbot”) is...

    Open Source Android iPhone iPad

  • Ring icon


    Ring is a secure and distributed voice, video and chat communication platform that requires no centralized server and leaves the power...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

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    Riot (formerly Vector) is an opensource interoperable app running on Web, iOS and Android. It is built around chat rooms, both public...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad Self-Hosted Chrome ... Safari Firefox

  • Bitmessage icon


    Bitmessage is a P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers. It is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    Bit Chat

    Technitium Bit Chat is a secure, peer-to-peer (p2p), open source instant messenger designed to provide end-to-end encryption. It can...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Open source anonymous, registration free P2P chat. You communicate directly and no logs are saved on the server. is browser...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Pidgin-Encryption

    Encryption plugin for Pidgin, providing up to 4096 bit RSA encryption using the NSS crypto library from Mozilla. Keys are...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD Pidgin

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    Protect your communication in transit and on your phone. Silence (formerly SMSSecure) is a full replacement for the default text...

    Open Source Android Kindle Fire

  • GoldBug icon


    GoldBug is a secure Instant Messenger. You can be sure with using GoldBug (GB), that no third party can look into your chat...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Wickr icon


    Wickr is a free end-to-end encrypted text, video, picture and voice messenger with full sender control. Shredder – Irreversibly...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • FireFloo Communicator icon

    FireFloo Communicator

    FireFloo is an instant messaging communicator combining the open XMPP standard (Jabber, GMail Chat etc.) with the echo protocol for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

  • Actor Messenger icon

    Actor Messenger

    Modile-first open source self-hosted messaging platform that allows to easily create your own messaging app.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

  • PrivyTalks icon

    PrivyTalks Discontinued

    Safe chatting Send confidential information like passwords, emails and credit card numbers safely over an unencrypted network. No...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • BitMail icon


    - Qt E-Mail Client. - Build-in Encryption to secure E-Mails - Secure P2P Email from Friend to Friend without relying on a central...

    Open Source Windows

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  • chatstep icon


    Secure / Private / Beautiful Online Group Chat Security All nicknames, messages, and images are encrypted on your computer...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Symphony icon


    Chat, SMS, and share all of your files all in one place. Perzo is the secure and more productive solution to your communication needs....

    Free Web / Cloud

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