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    Syphon Alternatives

    Syphon is described as 'is privacy focused end-to-end encrypted capable matrix client aiming to feel comfortable and easy to use' and is a Group Chat App in the Social & Communications category. There are nine alternatives to Syphon for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Element, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Syphon are Matrix.org (Free, Open Source), FluffyChat (Free, Open Source), Neochat (Free, Open Source) and SchildiChat (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 12, 2022
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    Syphon is privacy focused end-to-end encrypted capable matrix client aiming to feel comfortable and easy to use.
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    1. Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.
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      Matrix defines a set of open APIs for decentralised communication, suitable for securely publishing, persisting and subscribing to data over a global open federation of servers with no single point of control.


    2. FluffyChat is an open, nonprofit and cute matrix messenger app for Ubuntu Touch, Android and iOS.
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      Neochat is a client for Matrix.org, the decentralized communication protocol for instant messaging. It is a fork of Spectral, using KDE frameworks, most notably Kirigami, KConfig and KI18n.
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      SchildiChat is a Matrix client based on Element with a more traditional instant messaging experience.


    3. Conduit is a simple, fast and reliable chat server powered by Matrix. Conduit is an alternative to Synapse and tries to be lightweight and easy to install, but it is still in development.
    4. Quaternion is a cross-platform Qt5-based desktop IM client for Matrix, a reference desktop application using libQMatrixClient. Source code, issue tracker, roadmap etc. can be found at GitHub.
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      The motivation behind the project is to provide a native desktop app for Matrix that feels more like a mainstream chat app (Riot, Telegram etc) and less like an IRC client.
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      Matrix client in Go and GTK4.
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