Toxic Alternatives

    Toxic is described as 'client with an ncurses interface, written entirely in C. It has support for all basic features, as well as 1-on-1 audio/video chats, and is capable of working on bare-bones systems that lack graphical interfaces' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Toxic for a variety of platforms, including Android, Linux, Mac, Windows and iPhone. The best alternative is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Toxic are Tox (Free, Open Source), Pidgin (Free, Open Source), FluffyChat (Free, Open Source) and qTox (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2021

    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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    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.
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    3. Pidgin is an easy to use, multi-protocol chat client client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, XMPP, and more chat networks all at once. It has built-in support for NSS, offering client-to-server message encryption for protocols that support it.
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    4. 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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    5. A Qt graphical user interface for Tox.
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    6. 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.
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    7. 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.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Olvid, the most secure messaging app in the world. Olvid guarantees the total and definitive confidentiality of exchanges, relying solely on the mutual trust of interlocutors. For the first time, security does not rely on trusted servers.
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    8. µTox is the lightweight client with minimal dependencies; it not only looks pretty, it runs fast!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Sailfish OS
      Cyanide is Tox client for Sailfish OS .
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