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Signal

https://signal.org
An app for private communication.

Signal is an app for simple private communication with friends. It supports end-to-end encrypted instant messaging, voice calling and video calling.

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 desktop app that can be used on Debian-based GNU/Linux distributions has been released. It requires that the user has first registered on Android or iOS.

Documentation

GitHub page at https://github.com/whispersystems/ with more documentation at https://signal.org/docs/.

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Licensing

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Notes

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Tim Howes <timhowes@members.fsf.org>

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28 October 2016




Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug tracking, User, DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/whispersystems/
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/signal
User, Developer, Help, SupportForumhttps://whispersystems.discoursehosting.net/
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/signal
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttps://lists.riseup.net/www/arc/whispersystems
R (Ref)https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/signal
DeveloperDeveloperhttps://signal.org/docs/
User, Help, SupportSupporthttps://support.signal.org/
Blog, User, DeveloperGeneralhttps://signal.org/blog/


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 April 2018.



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