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Pidgin-Encryption Alternatives

Pidgin-Encryption is described as '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' and is a Encrypted Chat app in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pidgin-Encryption for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pidgin-Encryption are Element, Tox, Jami and FluffyChat.

Pidgin-Encryption alternatives are mainly Encrypted Chat Apps but 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 Pidgin-Encryption.
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  1. Signal icon

    Signal

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    • Flathub
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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. Element icon

    Element

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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    • Cloudron
    • F-Droid
    • FLATHUB
    262 alternatives to Element 

    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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    1.  DecentralizedElement is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionElement has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  Privacy focusedElement is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  VoiP CallsElement allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    5.  Support for MarkDownElement supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    6.  File VersioningElement has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    7.  No TrackingElement will not track you or use your personal data.
    8.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Element simultaneously.
    9.  DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
    Video calls for desktop and mobile
    Collaboration widgets


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    Tox

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    179 alternatives to Tox 

    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.

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    1.  DecentralizedTox is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedTox is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionTox has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Tox without registration.
    5.  Screen SharingYou can use Tox to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    6.  Dark ModeTox supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  LightweightTox consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    8.  No TrackingTox will not track you or use your personal data.
    9.  VoiP CallsTox allows you to make voice calls over Internet using the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
    The Universal Tox Client. A Tox client that runs on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, FreeBSD & the web. Written in JS using React & React Native / electron.
    qTox. A Tox client developed in C++ with the Qt framework
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    Jami

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    138 alternatives to Jami 

    Jami (formerly GNU Ring, SFLphone) positions itself as a potential free Skype replacement

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    1.  DecentralizedJami is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedJami is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Ad-freeJami doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  End-to-End EncryptionJami has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    5.  Screen SharingYou can use Jami to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    Jami video conference OS X
    Jami conference call Linux
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    FluffyChat

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    • Online
    • Android
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    • Flathub
    • Ubuntu Touch
    • F-Droid
    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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  6. Molly icon

    Molly

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    174 alternatives to Molly 

    Molly is an independent Signal fork for Android.

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    Status

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    • F-Droid
    • APK Downloader
    169 alternatives to Status 

    Chat, browse and transact securely in an open source community committed to bringing the power of Ethereum and a more distributed internet to your pocket.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionStatus has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  DecentralizedStatus is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    3.  Privacy focusedStatus is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  8. ChatSecure icon

    ChatSecure

    • iPhone
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    97 alternatives to ChatSecure 

    ChatSecure is a free and open source messaging app that features OTR encryption over XMPP. You can connect to your existing accounts on Facebook or Google, create new accounts on public XMPP servers(including via Tor), or even connect to your own server for extra security.

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    Bitmessage

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    46 alternatives to Bitmessage 

    Bitmessage is a P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers. It is decentralized and trustless, meaning that you need-not inherently trust any entities like root certificate authorities.

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    Olvid

    • Android
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    • Android Tablet
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    157 alternatives to Olvid 

    The most secure messaging app in the world.

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    1.  Privacy focusedOlvid is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  End-to-End EncryptionOlvid has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    3.  No TrackingOlvid will not track you or use your personal data.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Olvid without registration.
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