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Coccinella Alternatives

Coccinella is described as 'free and open-source cross-platform instant messaging client with a built-in whiteboard for improved collaboration with other people' and is a instant messenger in the social & communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Coccinella for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Mac, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Coccinella are Pidgin, Wire, OpenBoard and Conversations.

Coccinella alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Encrypted Chat Apps or Group Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Coccinella.
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  1. Signal icon

    Signal

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    202 alternatives to Signal 

    Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionSignal has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Privacy focusedSignal is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Ad-freeSignal doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Self Destructing MessagesSignal supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
    5.  VoiP CallsSignal allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    6.  Dark ModeSignal supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  No TrackingSignal will not track you or use your personal data.
    8.  Works OfflineSignal can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  2. Pidgin icon

    Pidgin

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    116 alternatives to Pidgin 

    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.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsPidgin can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportPidgin support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  VoiP CallsPidgin allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    4.  PortablePidgin can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Wire

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    256 alternatives to Wire 

    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.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionWire has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  VoiP CallsWire allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use Wire to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    4.  Privacy focusedWire is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Multiple Account supportWire support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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    OpenBoard

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    59 alternatives to OpenBoard 

    OpenBoard is a cross-platform (Linux / Windows / macOS) interactive whiteboard application. It is currently maintained by the Education Department (DIP) of the Canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

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    1.  Handwritten NotesOpenBoard supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in OpenBoard simultaneously.
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    Conversations

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    142 alternatives to Conversations 

    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].

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    1.  DecentralizedConversations is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionConversations has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  OpenPGPConversations supports OpenPGP, a standard of PGP encryption that is open-source for public use.
    4.  GPG EncryptionConversations supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
    5.  Self Destructing MessagesConversations supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
    6.  PGP EncryptionConversations supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
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    Linphone

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    77 alternatives to Linphone 

    Linphone is one of the most famous open source softphones in the world. It is fully SIP-based, for all calling, presence and IM features.

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    Facebook Messenger

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    190 alternatives to Facebook Messenger 

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more.

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    1.  VoiP CallsFacebook Messenger allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    2.  Face FilterFacebook Messenger uses augmented reality to overlay visual effects/elements on a live video or image.
    3.  Expiring StoriesYou can create, view, interact and share temporary stories in Facebook Messenger.
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    FluffyChat

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    170 alternatives to FluffyChat 

    FluffyChat is an open, nonprofit and cute matrix messenger app for Ubuntu Touch, Android and iOS.

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    1.  DecentralizedFluffyChat is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionFluffyChat has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Privacy focusedFluffyChat is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Dark ModeFluffyChat supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Ad-freeFluffyChat doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Trillian

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    142 alternatives to Trillian 

    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone.

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    Adium

    71 alternatives to Adium 

    Adium is a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X, written using Mac OS Xs Cocoa API, released under the GNU GPL and developed by the Adium team. Based on the libpurple protocol library, Adium can connect you to any number of messaging accounts on any...

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