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    nheko is described as 'The motivation behind the project is to provide a native desktop app for Matrix that feels more like a mainstream chat app (Riot, Telegram etc) and less like an IRC client' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to nheko for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great apps like nheko are Element (Freemium, Open Source), Pidgin (Free, Open Source), Jami (Free, Open Source) and Rocket.Chat (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 12, 2022
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    The motivation behind the project is to provide a native desktop app for Matrix that feels more like a mainstream chat app...
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      Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.
    1. 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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      Sandro_Linux Element has more intergrations than Nheko
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    2. 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.
    3. Jami (formerly GNU Ring, SFLphone) positions itself as a potential free Skype replacement
    4. Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.


    5. FluffyChat is an open, nonprofit and cute matrix messenger app for Ubuntu Touch, Android and iOS.
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      Kik is way more than just messaging. It’s the easiest way to connect with your friends, stay in the loop, and explore – all through chat. No phone numbers, just pick a username.
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      Neochat is a client for Matrix.org, the decentralized communication protocol for instant messaging. It is a fork of Spectral, using KDE frameworks, most notably Kirigami, KConfig and KI18n.
    6. Syphon is privacy focused end-to-end encrypted capable matrix client aiming to feel comfortable and easy to use.
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      SchildiChat is a Matrix client based on Element with a more traditional instant messaging experience.
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