Open Source Jitsi Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Jitsi is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Jitsi and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Jitsi are Element (Free Personal, Open Source), Tox (Free, Open Source), Matrix.org (Free, Open Source) and Pidgin (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

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      MCabber is a small XMPP (Jabber) console client. It includes features such as SASL/SSL/TLS support, MUC (Multi-User Chat) support, history logging, command completion, OpenPGP encryption, OTR (Off-the-Record Messaging) support, dynamic modules and external action triggers.
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    1. Secure and private open source peer-to-peer Instant Messenger.
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    2. Homer is a free cross-platform SIP softphone with video support. It is able to communicate in peer-to-peer mode without any infrastructure in the network. But it also supports SIP servers (PBX boxes) as well.

      Discontinued

      Last Update 2014. See news dates: http://www.homer-conferencing.com/en/index.php

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      Monal is an XMPP/Jabber IM client. It can connect to any standard XMPP chat server such as Gtalk or Facebook chat. Notable features:
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      is an extension to the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) which adds peer-to-peer (P2P) session control (signaling) for multimedia interactions such as in Voice over IP (VoIP) or videoconferencing communications.
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    3. BeagleIM is a lightweight and powerful XMPP client developed by Tigase, Inc. It provides an easy way to start using the XMPP Protocol (formerly known as Jabber) if you've never used it before. Veterans of the protocol will find many features here they are familiar.
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    4. The Swift project was founded by Remko Tronçon and Kevin Smith, both co-authors of XMPP: The Definitive Guide and long-time members of the XMPP community, in an effort to create a better messaging client for users who want or need to access servers running with the standard...
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      Crossplatform Jabber client. The core program is just a plugin loader - all functionality is made available via plugins. This enforces modularity and ensures well defined component interaction via interfaces.
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    5. Commandline XMPP Client. Profanity was originally written for two main reasons. Firstly, the author wanted something similar to Irssi, but with a focus on XMPP for use in his workplace. Secondly, it was a bit of fun and a learning exercise.
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    6. Pix-Art Messenger is a fork of the Android-App Conversations with some changes, to improve useability.
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