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Wey Alternatives

Wey is described as 'Fast open source Slack desktop app, written in Node.js with native UI powered by the Yue library' and is an app. There are more than 100 alternatives to Wey for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is Element, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Wey are Discord, Matrix.org, Slack and Wire.

Wey alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Encrypted Chat Apps or Team Collaboration Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wey.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

Fast open source Slack desktop app, written in Node.js with native UI powered by the Yue library.

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  1. Element icon

    Element

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    • Cloudron
    • F-Droid
    • FLATHUB

    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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedElement is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionElement has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedElement is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningElement has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownElement supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ No TrackingElement will not track or use your personal data.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Element simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ DRM FreeNo Digital rights management (DRM), i.e. no copy protection.
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    Video calls for desktop and mobile
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    Discord

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • FreeBSD
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    • Epic Games Store

    Whether you’re part of a school club, a gaming group, a worldwide art community, or just a handful of friends that want to spend time together, Discord makes it easy to talk every day and hang out more often.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeDiscord doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Discord to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechDiscord allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    ⚫︎ LightweightDiscord consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Two-factor AuthenticationDiscord supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeDiscord supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Discord Desktop Client Dark Mode


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    Matrix.org

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • WebRTC
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron
    • Java
    • Perl

    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.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionMatrix.org has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ DecentralizedMatrix.org is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportMatrix.org support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Matrix.org simultaneously.
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    Main Page
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    Slack

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSlack can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Slack simultaneously.
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    Screenshot
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    Wire

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • F-Droid
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionWire has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Wire to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedWire is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportWire support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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  6. Keybase is a new and free security app for mobile phones and computers. For the geeks among us: it's open source and powered by public-key cryptography.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionKeybase has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Self destructing messagesKeybase supports the use of private messages that will be auto deleted according to a specified time or action.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeKeybase doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Screenshot
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    Mattermost

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • Cloudron

    Mattermost is a secure, open source platform for communication, collaboration, and workflow orchestration across tools and teams.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMattermost can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownMattermost supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    Screenshot
  8. Rocket.Chat is a Web Chat Server, developed in JavaScript, using the Meteor fullstack framework.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeRocket.Chat doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsRocket.Chat can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use Rocket.Chat to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    Screenshot
  9. Zulip is a group chat app in which messages are threaded by topic, helping you have long-running, organized conversations.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownZulip supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingZulip supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Screenshot
  10. Basecamp is a web-based project collaboration tool that allows groups of people to share files, meet deadlines, assign tasks, and centralize feedback.

    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarBasecamp can be synchronized with Google Calendar
    ⚫︎ Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Basecamp.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Basecamp simultaneously.
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    Basecamp home screen
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