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Open Source AstraChat Alternatives

The best open source alternative to AstraChat is Element. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to AstraChat and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to AstraChat are Pidgin, Mattermost, Rocket.Chat and Zulip.

AstraChat alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Instant Messengers or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AstraChat.
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  1. An encrypted instant messaging with video call and GPS features for android.

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    dirc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted

    Dirc is a peer-to-peer web application which uses WebRTC to set up connections between chat participants without requiring a back-end server. The static files can be self-hosted. Other features:

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    Librem Chat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • PureOS (Purism)
    • F-Droid

    Librem Chat offers you an end-to-end encrypted chat application including text, voice, and video for one-on-one calls and large group chats. Based on the universal Matrix chat protocol ensuring you can communicate with people inside or outside the librem.

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    yaxim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    yaxim Feb 7th, 2013 yaxim (Yet Another XMPP Instant Messenger) is a Jabber/XMPP client with open source (GPLv2). Why pay for text messages if you …

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    Conduit Chat Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Raspberry Pi

    Conduit is a simple, fast and reliable chat server powered by Matrix. Conduit is an alternative to Synapse and tries to be lightweight and easy to install, but it is still in development.

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    Let's Chat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Self-hosted chat for small teams.

    Discontinued

    As stated at https://github.com/sdelements/lets-chat/issues/781 , the project is no longer developed since August 2017. Last version, 0.4.0, released in June 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub together with the source code.

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    Wey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Fast open source Slack desktop app, written in Node.js with native UI powered by the Yue library.

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  8. BeagleIM is a lightweight and powerful XMPP client developed by Tigase, Inc. It provides an easy way to start using the XMPP Protocol (formerly known as Jabber) if you've never used it before. Veterans of the protocol will find many features here they are familiar.

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    MongooseIM platform

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Microsoft Azure

    MongooseIM is aimed at large, complex enterprise level projects, where real-time communication is critical for business success. It provides high availability, ease of deployment, development and reliability in production.

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  10. AtomJump.com is a well tuned hosted version of the free open-source AtomJump.org. It is free to chat publicly with your family, group or co-workers on your own group.

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