cabal Alternatives

    cabal is described as 'No servers are needed to join a cabal, or to start your own. Everything is stored and runs locally. A cabal can never go down or be taken away' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to cabal for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Jitsi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like cabal are Slack (Freemium), Matrix.org (Free, Open Source), Wire (Free Personal, Open Source) and Mattermost (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

    1. Jitsi (previously SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator with full encryption that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, ICQ/AIM, Windows Live, Yahoo!, GTalk/Hangouts extensions, as well as OTR, ZRTP, etc.
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    2. Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.
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      Matrix defines a set of open APIs for decentralised communication, suitable for securely publishing, persisting and subscribing to data over a global open federation of servers with no single point of control.
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      Wire is the most secure collaboration platform featuring messenger, voice, video, conference calls, file-sharing, and external collaboration –all protected by the most secure end-to-end-encryption. Why Wire?
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      Mattermost is an open source alternative to Slack.
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    3. Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.
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    4. Microsoft Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365 that integrates your team's people, content, and tools to be increase engagement and efficacy.
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    5. Peer-to-peer ephemeral public communities Open source, self-governing communities with auditable moderation and mod elections Ephemeral
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      • ZeroNet
      An IRC-like internet chatroom hosted on ZeroNet, a distributed network. 0rc is a fully distributed website, and messages are shared through peers using the ZeroNet stack. In addition, making a new chatroom website is a simple as downloading the files and cloning the site.

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      Last update on github made over 5 years (March 13, 2016).

    6. Simple yet powerful open source slack alternative chat platform for teams and organizational communication. Keep your conversations in your control, free from data mining and ads. Safe from prying eyes and secured with encryption.
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