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 an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pidgin-Encryption for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pidgin-Encryption are Element (Free Personal, Open Source), Tox (Free, Open Source), Jami (Free, Open Source) and ChatSecure (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

    1. Librem Chat – end-to-end encrypted chat, VOIP, and video calling used by millions of people * Chat rooms * Share images, videos, and files * Make voice and video calls * Keep your conversations secret with end-to-end encryption * Free and open-source software
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    2. 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.

    3. 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.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Olvid, the most secure messaging app in the world. Olvid guarantees the total and definitive confidentiality of exchanges, relying solely on the mutual trust of interlocutors. For the first time, security does not rely on trusted servers.
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    4. - Qt E-Mail Client. - Build-in Encryption to secure E-Mails - Secure P2P Email from Friend to Friend without relying on a central server. - Chat and Instant Messaging is build in. Define & Add your friends.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Sailfish OS
      Cyanide is Tox client for Sailfish OS .
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    5. TeleGuard is the data-secure messenger from Swisscows. TeleGuard encrypts every message and all telephone calls with encryption algorithm currently available: SALSA 20.
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    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.

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    7. Sylo is a Smart Wallet designed for your best digital life. You keep your assets, your contacts and your conversations all in one place.
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    8. A top-notch anonymous MESSENGER encrypted in blockchain. A Blockchain-based system for data and message transfers along with an integrated payment system are providing a truly fundamental benefits for all-personal and business-like communications.
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