We all know what Signal is. By using this app, you can easily talk to your friends without all the SMS fees. You can also create groups, share media and all kinds of attachments – it’s all private. The server never gets access to your messages. However, if you don’t like this app, we come with the best 5 alternatives for it.
This app is very useful when it comes to connecting with your friends and loved ones. No one will listen to these conversations, because they won’t be able to. The app is built with the idea that you can have a conversation with people without your privacy being violated. Tox is also a free app.
You probably know this one because its name used to be Vector. It is an open-source app that runs on iOS, Android and Web. It comes with messaging, the possibility to share files, voice messages, and videos. It also comes with Jira, GitHub and Jenkins.
This one is a secure and private messenger for desktop, tablets and, of course, phones. It allows private group chats, voice messages and video calls, file sharing and video messages. They are all end-to-end encrypted. It works for iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS and Linux.
This one is an open-source, self-hosted alternative. It’s all about communication in an only place, and it is accessible anywhere. It runs as a production-ready Linux binary. It in under the MIT licence.
Ernestina Saenz Salcido is a reporter for News Lair. She mostly writes on her free time about gadgets and tech news. When she’s not working she takes care of her 2 daughters.