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Conversations

Chat using the XMPP network
Version: 2.1.0
Added: 20-05-2014
Updated: 14-04-2018

WARNING: Version 2.0.0 removed OTR support, it is recommended to switch to OMEMO

Design principles

  • Be as beautiful and easy to use as possible without sacrificing security or privacy
  • Rely on existing, well established protocols (XMPP)
  • Do not require a Google Account or specifically Google Cloud Messaging (GCM)
  • Require as few permissions as possible

Features:

  • End-to-end encryption with OMEMO or OpenPGP
  • Send and receive images as well as other kind of files
  • Share your location via an external plug-in (available in F-Droid Archive)
  • Indication when your contact has read your message
  • Intuitive UI that follows Android Design guidelines
  • Pictures / Avatars for your Contacts
  • Syncs with desktop client
  • Conferences (with support for bookmarks)
  • Address book integration
  • Multiple accounts / unified inbox
  • Very low impact on battery life

Noteable XEPs:

  • XEP-0065: SOCKS5 Bytestreams
  • XEP-0163: Personal Eventing Protocol
  • XEP-0191: Blocking Command
  • XEP-0198: Stream Management
  • XEP-0237: Roster Versioning
  • XEP-0280: Message Carbons
  • XEP-0313: Message Archive Management
  • XEP-0352: Client State Indication
  • XEP-0363: HTTP File Upload
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