Messaging

Use Instead Of: WhatsApp, Facebook Messanger, Telegram, Text Messaging, Snapchat.

Text / Chat

Product Description Price
Signal Signal is a mobile app developed by Open Whisper Systems. The app provides instant messaging, as well as voice and video calling. All communications are end-to-end encrypted. Signal is free and open source, enabling anyone to verify its security by auditing the code. The development team is supported by community donations and grants. There are no advertisements, and it doesn't cost anything to use. Free
Wire A free software End-to-End Encrypted chatting application that supports instant messaging, voice, and video calls. Free - $5/mo
Riot Riot.im is a decentralized free-software chatting application based on the Matrix protocol, a recent open protocol for real-time communication offering E2E encryption. It can bridge other communications via others protocols such as IRC too. Free
Ricochet Ricochet uses the Tor network to reach your contacts without relying on messaging servers. It creates a hidden service, which is used to rendezvous with your contacts without revealing your location or IP address. Free
Jami One of the closest Skype replacements out there. Encrypted text and video chats. Great for podcasters. Free
Keybase A great messenger for more technical users, Keybase's integrated file sharing is robust and convenient for sharing files across the web. Free
Wickr Wickr's a great office/team messenger with encrypted voice, video, and screen sharing- plus a perfect 5-star rating from the EFF!A great messenger for more technical users, Keybase's integrated file sharing is robust and convenient for sharing files across the web. Free

Team Chat / Office Collabortion

Product Description Price
Peerio Team chat and collorbartion with privacy in mind. Excellent Slack replacement. Free - $9.99/mo
Rocket.Chat A self-hosted team chat solution for those who want to keep files and conversations safely on their own servers. Free