Open Source Privacy - easy to use


  • Open Contacts

    Free Android Website

    Even though we are not having any problem sharing our mobile number with all third parties, people in our phone book might have. We should not be sharing their contact information online. So, keep your contacts safe in a different database. This app saves contacts in its own database seperate from android contacts. This way no other app would be able to access contacts. Can be used in place of your default phone(dialer) app. It can import contacts from vCard files. So we can export Android contacts and import into this app. Maintains call log as well coz Android call log app would not be able to show name of contact. Also shows the person's name upon recieving call.

     

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  • Syncthing

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... BSD Self-Hosted F-Droid Cloudron Website

    Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored.

     

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  • Riseup

    Free Web Website

    Riseup is an organization which provides online communication tools for people and groups working on liberatory social change. To create democratic alternatives & practice self-determination by controlling our own secure means of communications. .

     

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  • Framadate

    Free Web Self-Hosted Website

    Framadate is an online service for planning an appointment or making a decision quickly and easily. No registration is required.

    Here is how it works:

    Create a poll
    Define dates or subjects to choose from
    Send the poll link to your friends or colleagues
    Discuss and make a decision

     

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  • Dudle

    Free Mac Linux Web Website

    Dudle is an online scheduling application, which is free and open source. The user is able to schedule meetings or make small online polls. There is no e-mail collection or need for registration.

     

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  • Element

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Matrix.org Cloudron Website

    Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

     

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  • Pidgin

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Xfce Website

    Pidgin is an easy to use, multi-protocol chat client client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, XMPP, and more chat networks all at once. It has built-in support for NSS, offering client-to-server message encryption for protocols that support it. The program is extendable through plugins, including "Off-the-Record Messaging" and Pidgin encryption, providing end-to-end message encryption.

     

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  • Open Camera

    Free Android Android Tablet Website

    Open Camera is an Open Source Camera app for Android phones and tablets. Features:

    Option to auto-stabilise so your pictures are perfectly level no matter what.
    Expose your camera's functionality: support for focus modes, scene modes, color effects, white balance, ISO, exposure compensation/lock, face detection, torch.
    Video recording (supports all available resolutions including HD).
    Handy remote controls: timer (with optional voice countdown), auto-repeat mode (with configurable delay).
    Option to take photo remotely by making a noise (e.g., voice, whistle), or by voice command "cheese".
    Configurable volume keys.
    Optimise GUI for left or right-handed users.
    Zoom via multi-touch gesture and single-touch control.
    Ability to lock orientation to portrait or landscape for photo or video.
    Choice of save folder (including support for Lollipop's Storage Access Framework).
    Disable shutter sound.
    Overlay a choice of grids (including "rule of thirds") and crop guides.
    Optional GPS location tagging (geotagging) of photos and videos; for photos this includes compass direction (GPSImgDirection, GPSImgDirectionRef).
    Apply a date and timestamp, location coordinates, and custom text to photos; store date/time and location as video subtitles (.SRT).
    Yes you can take a selfie (also known as front camera), includes support for "screen flash".
    Support for (some) external microphones.
    Widget to automatically take a photo after launching.
    Support for Android 5 Camera2 API: manual focus distance; manual ISO; manual exposure time; RAW (DNG) files.
    Support for HDR and Exposure Bracketing (Camera2 only).
    Dynamic range optimisation mode for better quality photos.
    Small file size.
    Completely free, and no ads in the app. Open Source.

     

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  • Signal

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Ubuntu Touch Website

    Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media or attachments all with complete privacy. The server never has access to any of your communication and never stores any of your data.

    • Say Anything - Send high-quality group, text, picture, and video messages, all without SMS and MMS fees.
    • Speak Freely - Make crystal-clear phone calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges.
    • Be Yourself - Signal uses your existing phone number and address book. There are no separate logins, usernames, passwords, or PINs to manage or lose.
    • Stay Secure - We cannot hear your conversations or see your messages, and no one else can either. No exceptions. You can even tap and hold on a contact's name to see advanced identity verification options. Everything in Signal is always end-to-end encrypted and painstakingly engineered in order to keep your communication safe.
    • Go Fast - Signal is optimized for speed without compromise. Our state-of-the-art Axolotl protocol is unmatched in its performance, strength, and reliability.
    • Remain Connected - Push notifications let you know when new messages have arrived, and they'll be waiting for you even if your battery dies or you temporarily lose service.
    • Get Organized - Unique archive functionality makes it easy to keep track of the conversations that matter to you right now.
    • Pay Nothing - Signal is supported by a team of dedicated developers, community donations, and grants. There are no advertisements, and it doesn't cost anything to use.
    • View Source - All of our code is free, open, and available on GitHub (https://github.com/signalapp ).
    • Join Movements - Technology developed by Open Whisper Systems is trusted and used by millions of people around the world every day.

     

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  • F-Droid

    Free Web Android Android Tablet Website

    F-Droid is an installable catalogue of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) applications for the Android platform.

     

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  • Aegis Authenticator

    Free Android Website

    Aegis Authenticator is a free, secure and open source app to manage your 2-step verification tokens for your online services.

     

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  • Conversations

    Free Android Android Tablet Website

    Conversations is a privacy focused, open source XMPP Texting [Jabber] client for Android 4.0+ smart phones with wife-approved easy encryption [OTR, OMEMO, or GPG].

    [Note]
    You can download the compiled apk for free from F-Droid:
    https://f-droid.org/repository/browse%20/?fdid=eu.siacs.conversations

    or

    • you can buy Conversations in the Google Play Store
    • if you are a software developer, you can check out the sources from GitHub and use Small Gradle iconGradle to build your own apk file

     

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  • NetGuard

    Freemium Android Android Tablet Website

    NetGuard provides simple and advanced ways to block certain apps' access to the internet without the help of root privileges.

     

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  • SyncTrayzor

    Free Windows Syncthing Website

    SyncTrayzor is a wrapper for Syncthing which allows Syncthing's window to be hidden in the tray area. SyncTrayzor has a built-in web browser to manage Syncthing without opening your browser. SyncTrayzor can be configured to automatically start at PC startup. A portable version is also available.

     

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  • KeePass

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Website

    A free and open source password manager that keeps all of your passwords safe in one place.

     

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  • Standard Notes

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Website

    Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.

    Private means your notes are end-to-end encrypted, so only you can read your notes. Even we can't read the contents of your notes.

    Simple means it does one job and does it well. Standard Notes is a safe and lasting place for your life's work. Our focus is making it easy to write notes wherever you are and syncing them with encryption to all your devices.

    Standard Notes comes free with:
    • Seamless sync across all your devices, with easy to use applications on iPhone, iPad, Mac, web browsers, and other platforms.
    • Offline access, so you can access your downloaded notes even without a connection.
    • No limit on number of devices.
    • No limit on number of notes.
    • Passcode lock protection, along with Touch ID and Face ID protection.
    • A tagging system to organize your notes (like #work, #ideas, #passwords, #crypto).
    • The ability to pin, lock, protect, and move notes to trash, which allows you to recover deleted notes until the trash is emptied.

    We made Standard Notes simple because longevity is important to us. We want to make sure we're here, protecting your notes, for the next hundred years. You shouldn't have to find a new notes app every year.

    To sustain our development, we offer an optional paid program called Standard Notes Extended. Extended gives you access to powerful tools including:
    • Productivity editors
    • Beautiful themes
    • Powerful cloud tools including daily backups

    You can learn more about Extended at standardnotes.org/extended.

    We're always happy to talk, whether it be a question, thought, or issue. Please feel free to email us any time at help@standardnotes.org. When you take the time to send us a message, we'll be sure to do the same.

     

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  • Frost for Facebook

    Free Android Website

    Frost is a third party Facebook wrapper geared towards design and functionality. It contains many features, including:

    Support for multiple accounts and fast switching
    Full theming across all activities
    PIP videos
    Overlaying browser to read posts and get right back to your previous task
    Extensive notification support, with bundling, filtering, battery friendly scheduling, icons, and multi user support
    Context menu from any link via long press
    Native image viewer and downloader via long press
    Reactive based loading
    The transparency of open sourced development
    Frost is the only third party Facebook app to have:

    Transparent themes and a fully customizable theme engine
    True multiuser support, along with multiuser notifications
    Fully swipable overlays
    Fully customizable tabs

     

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  • KeePass DX

    Free Android F-Droid Website

    Keepass DX is a material design Keepass client for managing keys and passwords in an encrypted database for your Android device.

     

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  • Silence

    Free Android Website

    Protect your communication in transit and on your phone. Silence (formerly SMSSecure) is a full replacement for the default text messaging application: all messages are encrypted locally and messages to other Silence users are encrypted over the air.

     

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