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Ricin Alternatives

Ricin is described as 'aims to be a secure, lightweight, hackable and fully-customizable chat client using the awesome and open-source ToxCore library. We know that there are several ' and is a instant messenger in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Ricin for a variety of platforms, including Android, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Mac. The best alternative is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ricin are Tox, FluffyChat, qTox and Status.

Ricin 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 Ricin.
This page was last updated Jun 25, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.



  3. FluffyChat is an open, nonprofit and cute matrix messenger app for Ubuntu Touch, Android and iOS.

  4. qTox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD

    qTox - The most feature-rich Tox client; P2P instant messaging, audio and video calls.

  5. Status

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • F-Droid
    • APK Downloader

    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.



  6. Molly is an independent Signal fork for Android.

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  7. Olvid

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    The most secure messaging app in the world.

  8. Toxygen

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Toxygen is powerful cross-platform Tox client written in pure Python3.

  9. Antox is an Android client for Tox. It aims to bring the full multimedia support Tox offers to your device, although it's still currently in heavy development.

  10. µTox is the lightweight client with minimal dependencies; it not only looks pretty, it runs fast!

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