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    Orbit Alternatives

    Orbit is described as 'Instant messaging rooms for the distributed network IPFS' and is a Instant Messenger in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Orbit for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, Android Tablet and Mac. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great apps like Orbit are Element (Freemium, Open Source), Discord (Freemium), Jitsi (Free, Open Source) and Skype (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021
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    Instant messaging rooms for the distributed network IPFS.
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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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      Whether you’re part of a school club, a gaming group, a worldwide art community, or just a handful of friends that want to spend time together, Discord makes it easy to talk every day and hang out more often.
    2. 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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      Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call over the internet. Users can also call landlines and mobiles at competitive rates using Skype credit, premium accounts and subscriptions.


    3. With the rise of widespread government monitoring programs, Tox is an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and loved ones without anyone else listening in.
    4. 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.
    5. WhatsApp is an iPhone and Android messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
    6. 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.
    7. Jami (formerly GNU Ring, SFLphone) positions itself as a potential free Skype replacement
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