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==Conversation ==
 
'''Conversations''' is a modern xmpp client with support for encryption omemo and file transfer via http upload. It is available for Android via both the Google Play Store, and the Free Open Source Software repository F-Droid.org (without cloud push through google).  The app does not employ privacy-destructive third-party internets ads. The monetary costs supports development.  The F-droid community build is free in the traditional sense of the word 'free'.  
 
'''Conversations''' is a modern xmpp client with support for encryption omemo and file transfer via http upload. It is available for Android via both the Google Play Store, and the Free Open Source Software repository F-Droid.org (without cloud push through google).  The app does not employ privacy-destructive third-party internets ads. The monetary costs supports development.  The F-droid community build is free in the traditional sense of the word 'free'.  
 
Files may be directly downloaded from the F-droid repository web page, or one may also install the F-droid repository app which will notify the user when app updates are available, but not automatically install them.
 
Files may be directly downloaded from the F-droid repository web page, or one may also install the F-droid repository app which will notify the user when app updates are available, but not automatically install them.
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'''Conversation advertises a free server federation, therefore it is a recommended [[404.city]] client'''
  
  
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==Pix-art ==
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'''Pix-Art Messenger''' is a fork of Conversations Legacy providing common sense defaults for social settings. ''' By default Pix-Atr secretly advertises blabber.im. Servers in alphabetical order above blabber.com are not visible.  To create an account to 404.city or other servers, scroll to the top'''. This is not a mistake, because the developer mentioned that he will not fix this feature.
  
'''Pix-Art Messenger''' is a fork of Conversations providing common sense defaults for social settings. There are many forks of Conversations but this one is has the most mature improvements, and more frequent updates in pace with the base code. This free app neither has a monetary cost nor privacy-destructive third-party internets ads; this is the traditional use of the word 'free'. Among other improvements it adds colorized names to the roster to indicate presence (itself an enabled default), allows the user to prefer the xmpp avatar over the address book, set outgoing nickname, larger avatar thumbnail.  Pix-Art restores OTR functionality to communicate with legacy desktop clients.  It is available for Android via both the Google Play Store, and the Free Open Source Software repository F-Droid.org (without cloud push through google).   
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There are many forks of Conversations but this one is has the most mature improvements, and more frequent updates in pace with the base code. This free app neither has a monetary cost nor privacy-destructive third-party internets ads; this is the traditional use of the word 'free'. Among other improvements it adds colorized names to the roster to indicate presence (itself an enabled default), allows the user to prefer the xmpp avatar over the address book, set outgoing nickname, larger avatar thumbnail.  Pix-Art restores OTR functionality to communicate with legacy desktop clients.  It is available for Android via both the Google Play Store, and the Free Open Source Software repository F-Droid.org (without cloud push through google).   
  
 
'''Install Pix-Art Messenger with cloud push'''
 
'''Install Pix-Art Messenger with cloud push'''

Revision as of 17:01, 9 November 2019

Conversation

Conversations is a modern xmpp client with support for encryption omemo and file transfer via http upload. It is available for Android via both the Google Play Store, and the Free Open Source Software repository F-Droid.org (without cloud push through google). The app does not employ privacy-destructive third-party internets ads. The monetary costs supports development. The F-droid community build is free in the traditional sense of the word 'free'. Files may be directly downloaded from the F-droid repository web page, or one may also install the F-droid repository app which will notify the user when app updates are available, but not automatically install them.

Conversation advertises a free server federation, therefore it is a recommended 404.city client


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Pix-art

Pix-Art Messenger is a fork of Conversations Legacy providing common sense defaults for social settings. By default Pix-Atr secretly advertises blabber.im. Servers in alphabetical order above blabber.com are not visible. To create an account to 404.city or other servers, scroll to the top. This is not a mistake, because the developer mentioned that he will not fix this feature.

There are many forks of Conversations but this one is has the most mature improvements, and more frequent updates in pace with the base code. This free app neither has a monetary cost nor privacy-destructive third-party internets ads; this is the traditional use of the word 'free'. Among other improvements it adds colorized names to the roster to indicate presence (itself an enabled default), allows the user to prefer the xmpp avatar over the address book, set outgoing nickname, larger avatar thumbnail. Pix-Art restores OTR functionality to communicate with legacy desktop clients. It is available for Android via both the Google Play Store, and the Free Open Source Software repository F-Droid.org (without cloud push through google).

Install Pix-Art Messenger with cloud push

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.pixart.messenger

Install Pix-Art Messenger without cloud push

https://www.f-droid.org/en/packages/de.pixart.messenger/

Files may be directly downloaded from the F-droid repository web page, or one may also install the F-droid repository app which will notify the user when app updates are available, but not automatically install them.


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