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    ChatStep Alternatives

    ChatStep is described as 'Former online chat service with anonymous chat and an option to sign up for more features' and is a Encrypted Chat app in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ChatStep, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Linux and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to ChatStep are Element, Tox, Jami and Threema.

    ChatStep is mainly a Encrypted Chat App but alternatives to it may also be Instant Messengers or Group Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ChatStep.
    This page was last updated Sep 27, 2021
    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    Former online chat service with anonymous chat and an option to sign up for more features.
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    1. Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging allows you to have private conversations over any instant messaging (MSN,Gtalk, Facebook and so on) by providing encryption, authentication, deniability, perfect forward...
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    2. Librem Chat – end-to-end encrypted chat, VOIP, and video calling used by millions of people

    3. Open source anonymous, registration free P2P chat. You communicate directly and no logs are saved on the server. is browser based, which means that you don't need to install or ask somebody to install software.
    4. GoldBug is a secure Instant Messenger. You can be sure with using GoldBug (GB), that no third party can look into your chat communication. Private user-to-user communication remains private.
    5. Secure decentral P2P Email.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Sailfish OS
      Cyanide is Tox client for Sailfish OS .
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Pidgin
      Encryption plugin for Pidgin, providing up to 4096 bit RSA encryption using the NSS crypto library from Mozilla. Keys are automatically transmitted and stored, making it very easy to use, but also resistant to man-in-the-middle attacks.
    6. FireFloo is an instant messaging communicator combining the open XMPP standard (Jabber, GMail Chat etc.) with the echo protocol for multi-encrypted messaging. Use various methods to send chipertext over open standards like libgcrypt and encrypt your private communication.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in February 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    7. Chat, SMS, and share all of your files all in one place. Perzo is the secure and more productive solution to your communication needs.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Numbertank is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. Whether it’s fandoms or philosophy, fashion or felines, Numbertank is where your interests connect you with your people.
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