Threema Alternatives for Linux

    Threema is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Telegram, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Threema and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Threema are Signal (Free, Open Source), Element (Free Personal, Open Source), Slack (Freemium) and Tox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

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      Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.
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      Telegram vs Threema opinions
      Some users think Telegram is a great alternative to Threema, some don't.
      Cloud data instead of private data
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

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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.
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      Almost everyone thinks Signal is a great alternative to Threema.
      Independent and good cryptography.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      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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    2. Slack is a unified communication platform built with an optimized workflow to keep modern teams focused and productive. A familiar chat interface facilitates discussions while advanced features are easily exposed based on context.
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    3. 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.
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      Sandro_Linux Tox is peer to peer meaning with no relying on central servers (unlike Threema), is free (unlike Threema) and can be run through Tor (although that isn't by defualt)
      Positive comment 2 months ago

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      Wire is the most secure collaboration platform featuring messenger, voice, video, conference calls, file-sharing, and external collaboration –all protected by the most secure end-to-end-encryption. Why Wire?
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    4. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.
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    5. Wickr is a free end-to-end encrypted text, video, picture and voice messenger with full sender control.
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      Bitmessage is a P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers. It is decentralized and trustless, meaning that you need-not inherently trust any entities like root certificate authorities.
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    6. FluffyChat is an open, nonprofit and cute matrix messenger app for Ubuntu Touch, Android and iOS. Open Opensource and open development where everyone can join. Nonprofit FluffyChat is donation funded. Cute ? Cute design and many theme settings including a dark mode.
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