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{{Entry
 
|Name=Signal
 
|Name=Signal
|Short description=A mobile app for end-to-end encrypted messaging and voice calling.
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|Short description=An app for private communication.
|Full description=Signal is a messaging app for simple private communication with friends.
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|Full description=Signal is an app for simple private communication with friends. It supports end-to-end encrypted messaging, voice calling and video calling.
  
Signal uses your phone's data connection (WiFi/3G/4G) to communicate securely, optionally supports plain SMS/MMS to function as a unified messenger, and can also encrypt the stored messages on your phone.
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Signal uses your device's data connection (WiFi/3G/4G) to communicate securely, optionally supports plain SMS/MMS to function as a unified messenger, and can also encrypt the stored messages on your device. A Chromium app that can be used on GNU/Linux has been released.
 
|Homepage URL=https://whispersystems.org
 
|Homepage URL=https://whispersystems.org
|Submitted by=Tim Howes
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|Computer languages=Java, Objective-C, JavaScript
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|Donate=https://freedom.press/crowdfunding/signal/
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|Microblog=https://twitter.com/whispersystems
 
|Submitted date=2016/10/28
 
|Submitted date=2016/10/28
|Status=
 
 
|Is GNU=No
 
|Is GNU=No
 
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|License copyright=Copyright 2011 Whisper Systems
 
|License copyright=Copyright 2011 Whisper Systems
  
Copyright 2013-2016 Open Whisper Systems
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Copyright 2013-2017 Open Whisper Systems
  
 
Licensed under the GPLv3: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html
 
Licensed under the GPLv3: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=https://github.com/WhisperSystems/Signal-Android
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|Resource URL=https://github.com/whispersystems/
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Forum
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|Resource URL=https://whispersystems.discoursehosting.net/
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.riseup.net/www/arc/whispersystems
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
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|Business=telephony
 
|Chat=instant-messaging
 
|Chat=instant-messaging
|Internet-application=mobile-phone, privacy
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|Internet-application=mobile-phone, privacy, security
 
|Live-communications=chat
 
|Live-communications=chat
|Runs-on=Android, iOS
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|Runs-on=Windows, OS X, Android, GNU/Linux, iOS
 
|Security=encryption
 
|Security=encryption
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|Use=security
 
|Version-control=git
 
|Version-control=git
 
|Works-with=audio, graphics, images, text
 
|Works-with=audio, graphics, images, text
 
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{{Featured}}
 
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