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Friends vs Riot.im : What are the differences?

Friends: Like Slack except P2P, offline friendly, and open source. Friends is like Slack except P2P, offline friendly and open source. We transmit data over secure channels and authenticate messages. It's made by a group of open source developers who are motivated to make a public chat platform that is easy to use but isn't centrally controlled, and where data is owned by its users; Riot.im : An open source instant messaging client. It supports end to end encryption, groups, channels and sharing of files between users, also registration does not require a phone number.

Friends and Riot.im belong to "Group Chat & Notifications" category of the tech stack.

Friends is an open source tool with 3.06K GitHub stars and 365 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Friends's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Friends
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      Behind firewall
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      Open source
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      Mobile app for android and IOS, Also web-based app
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      Mobile app for andori

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    Cons of Friends
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        Deactivated users file remain on server
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        You can not delete users
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        There is no admin UI. Very hard to moderate

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      What is Friends?

      Friends is like Slack except P2P, offline friendly and open source. We transmit data over secure channels and authenticate messages. It's made by a group of open source developers who are motivated to make a public chat platform that is easy to use but isn't centrally controlled, and where data is owned by its users.

      What is Riot.im ?

      It supports end to end encryption, groups, channels and sharing of files between users, also registration does not require a phone number.

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      What are some alternatives to Friends and Riot.im ?
      Slack
      Imagine all your team communication in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. That’s Slack. All your messages. All your files. And everything from Twitter, Dropbox, Google Docs, Asana, Trello, GitHub and dozens of other services. All together.
      Microsoft Teams
      See content and chat history anytime, including team chats with Skype that are visible to the whole team. Private group chats are available for smaller group conversations.
      HipChat
      HipChat is a hosted private chat service for your company or team. Invite colleagues to share ideas and files in persistent group chat rooms. Get your team off AIM, Google Talk, and Skype — HipChat was built for business.
      Telegram
      Users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers, audio and files of any type. It provides instant messaging, simple, fast, secure and synced across all your devices.
      Mattermost
      Mattermost is modern communication from behind your firewall.
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