ChatSecure: Private Messaging


Free unlimited, private, secure messaging with your friends over Facebook Chat, Google Talk, Hangouts, Jabber, Dukgo & more! Works with Android, iPhone, Mac, Linux or PC.

**This is the app formerly known as “Gibberbot”… same great app, simple new name! **

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PC Mag “100 Best Android Apps of 2013.”
★ COMPLETELY FREE, UNLIMITED MESSAGING: No charges, ever. Chat all day with your friends across the street or across the ocean.
★ CHAT WITH ANYONE, ANYWHERE: Chat with your friends on Google Chat (GChat), Facebook Chat, VKontakte, Yandex, Hyves, Odnoklassniki, StudiVZ, Livejournal, Jabber, and more!
★ WORKS ON EVERY PLATFORM: Android with ChatSecure, iPhone with ChatSecure, Mac with Adium, Linux with Jitsi, Windows with Pidgin, and more!
★ UNBEATABLE PRIVACY: We keep your messages 100% private using state of the art Off-The-Record (OTR) encryption. Your conversations cannot be logged or intercepted by anyone. NOTE: These security measures only apply when your friend uses a compatible OTR client like ChatSecure, Adium, Jitsi, Gajim or Pidgin.
★ NO SNOOPING: Your connection is encrypted so nobody can spy on your conversation. And the messages aren’t even kept in system memory for any prying apps to find.
★ AUTOMATICALLY ADDS YOUR FRIENDS: When you login with any account, including Google and Facebook, your contacts are added immediately.
★ FUN BUILT-IN: Multiple themes are included and you can create your own custom wallpapers. Your friends get cute personal icons too!
★ CHAT THAT CAN’T BE BLOCKED: Use ChatSecure with our privacy plugin Orbot to bypass almost all firewalls, network restrictions and blacklists. Get the Orbot plugin, powered by Tor:
★ CHAT ON ANY SCREEN: ChatSecure is designed to be beautiful on any Android phone, tablet, or phablet.
★ AD-FREE: We want your love, not your money.
★ EASY TUTORIAL: ChatSecure is easy to use. Click here for a quick, interactive walkthrough:


★ WE SPEAK YOUR LANGUAGE: ChatSecure is available for friends who speak: Arabic (العربية), Chinese (中文简体), Czech (Čeština), Danish (Dansk), Dutch (Nederlands), English, Esperanto, Farsi (فارسی), French (Français), German (Deutsch), Greek (Ελληνικά), Hungarian (Magyar Nyelv), Italian (Italiano), Japanese (日本語) Korean (조선말), Norwegian (Norsk), Portuguese (Português), Russian (Русский), Spanish (Español), Slovak (Slovenčina), Swedish (Svensk), Tibetan (བོད་སྐད།), Turkish (Türkçe), and Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).
Don’t see your language? Join us and help translate the app:

Thanks to these fantastic translators for helping make the internet a better place for secure chatting:

Our design docs, source code, feature and bugs tickets and more can all be found on the Github project:


Learn how to use the app with this interactive tutorial

This app is built from multiple components:

Development is actively underway. You can join our Guardian-Dev mailing list to get more information on how to contribute as a developer or tester.

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