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Pinafore Alternatives

Pinafore is described as 'An alternative web client for Mastodon, focused on speed and simplicity' and is a Mastodon Client in the social & communications category. There are nine alternatives to Pinafore for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Android, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is Tusky, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pinafore are Whalebird, Sengi, Ivory for Mastodon and Fediverse.

Pinafore alternatives are mainly Mastodon Clients but may also be Social Networks or Microblogs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pinafore.
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  • Self-Hosted

An alternative web client for Mastodon, focused on speed and simplicity.

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  1. Tusky icon

    Tusky

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    38 alternatives to Tusky 

    Tusky is a lightweight client for Mastodon, a free and open-source social network server. It supports all Mastodon features, like photos, videos, lists, custom emojis and is designed according to material guidelines.

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    1.  Multiple Account supportTusky support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    2.  Dark ModeTusky supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  DecentralizedTusky is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    4.  LightweightTusky consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  No TrackingTusky will not track you or use your personal data.
    6.  Support for @mentionsTusky supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
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  2. Whalebird icon

    Whalebird

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Mastodon
    36 alternatives to Whalebird 

    Whalebird is a Mastodon client for desktop application.

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    1.  Dark ModeWhalebird supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Multiple Account supportWhalebird support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  Ad-freeWhalebird doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  3. Sengi icon

    Sengi

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    32 alternatives to Sengi 

    Sengi is a Mastodon and Pleroma desktop focused client. It takes inspiration from the old Tweetdeck client, the new Tweetdeck webapp and Mastodon UI.

     Sengi has no features, suggest some!
    Add timelines and lists from all your accounts in the same interface.
  4. Ivory for Mastodon icon

    Ivory for Mastodon

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    38 alternatives to Ivory for Mastodon 

    Ivory is a brand new app that brings over a dozen years of experience building the award-winning Tweetbot for Twitter, over to the Mastodon network. We obsess over every detail and put good design and experience first. Download and experience it for yourself.

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    1.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Ivory for Mastodon.
    2.  Dark ModeIvory for Mastodon supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Multiple Account supportIvory for Mastodon support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    4.  LightweightIvory for Mastodon consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  5. Fediverse icon

    Fediverse

    36 alternatives to Fediverse 

    The best Android client for accessing free social networks.

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    Discontinued

    The google play store link is dead.The app is likely to be discontinued.



  6. tooty icon

    tooty

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    9 alternatives to tooty 

    Tooty is a fully static Web application running in recent browsers, you don't need any custom server setup to use it. Just serve it and you're done, or use the public version hosted on Github Pages.

     tooty has no features, suggest some!
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  7. Halcyon icon

    Halcyon

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    20 alternatives to Halcyon 

    A twitter-like web client for Mastodon and Pleroma.

    – Twitter like UI, familiar interface. – Able to use on all instances. – No tracking, No ads.

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    Features
    1.  No TrackingHalcyon will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  Ad-freeHalcyon doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Elk.zone

    7 alternatives to Elk.zone 

    A nimble Mastodon web client.

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    Features
    1.  Multiple Account supportElk.zone support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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  9. Tokodon icon

    Tokodon

    • Linux
    • Flathub
    38 alternatives to Tokodon 

    Tokodon is a Mastodon client. It allows you to interact with the Fediverse community.

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