Rambox Reviews

Trojan is false positive according to creator and main dev

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According to Ramiro Saenz, trojan is a false positive (https://github.com/saenzramiro/rambox/issues/569 ) due to the way some electron apps install: (no admin permissions required) is considered suspicious by really strict AV and Firewall tools (https://github.com/MarshallOfSound/Google-Play-Music-Desktop-Player-UNOFFICIAL-/issues/1232#issuecomment-227963465 ).
Still, this needs work from developers to clear the waters. I would invite anyone trying the software to raise this issue until the devs properly solve this.
Otherwise it's a perfect replacement for 1 app to rule them all (a la Franz) with more services by default (79) and by being open source, the ability to add whatever site, should you need/want to (ServiceList.js model from https://github.com/saenzramiro/rambox/tree/master/app/model ).

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alternativeTo seems to have associated RamBox with chat clients, but it's not a chat client. It's a specialized web browser intended to wrap web applications. You can wrap a web-based chat client but you can also wrap GMail, Google Keep, Habitica or almost any other web app.

For this reason chat clients shouldn't be considered alternatives to RamBox, though RamBox might be an alternative to the chat client.

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Fantastic messaging app with many services available to use.

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Good tool to keep all you common web services and applications in one place.

Positive

  • Free
  • Easy to use
  • Configuration and advanced settings
  • Developer Mode

Negative

  • Does not support auto-correct
  • Mostly supports one language - English

Overall a decent tool available freely and open source.

Works well with Linux (Manual configuration might be required when installing).

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Works as it should. Free. Has many apps on-board. Well done.

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I always found that franz is way better, now that franz is opensource& now on github, more power to them.

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