Talkie Alternatives

    Talkie is described as 'With Talkie (ex. Wi-Fi Talkie) you can organize communication between devices at distances of Wi-Fi signal without using an Internet connection or a cellular network'. There are four alternatives to Talkie for Android, iPhone, Linux and Windows. The best alternative is Briar, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Talkie are Tango SmartMesh (Free, Open Source), Bridgefy (Free) and Cwtch (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 29, 2021

    1. An open-source decentralized and encrypted messaging app even without internet connection via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Messages are stored securely on your device, not in the cloud. Connect directly with nearby contacts - no Internet access is required.
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    2. Tango SmartMesh project is a bottom-layer IoT protocol based on blockchain. SmartMeshAPP enables smartphones, smart devices and other software that can not be connected to each other via the Internet.

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      The iPhone app is no longer on the Apple appstore. The Android app, now renamed Tango App, is still downloadable from the Google Play Store

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    3. Integrating Bridgefy allows mobile devices to communicate in a secure and efficient way across large distances, without having them depend on access to a Wi-Fi network or a data plan.
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    4. Cwtch (/k?t?/ - a Welsh word roughly translating to “a hug that creates a safe place”) is a decentralized, privacy-preserving, multi-party messaging protocol that can be used to build metadata resistant applications.
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