Hamsket

Hamsket

Web site: github.com/TheGoddessInari/hamsket
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, Email Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: JavaScript
First release: April 2016
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Hamsket – a free and open source messaging and emailing app that combines common web applications into one.

Features:
– Master Password.
– Lock Hamsket if you will be away for a period of time.
– Don’t disturb mode.
– Reorder applications in the tab bar.
– Notification badge in the tab.
– Minimize to tray.
– Mute audio to specific service.
– Separate tabs floating to the right.
– Disable a service instead of remove it.
– Start automatically on system startup.
– Custom Javascript injection.
– Custom CSS injection.
– Keyboard Shortcuts.
– Proxy.
– Passive mouse/touch event listeners by default.
– Lowered timer granularity to save CPU time by default.
– No user tracking.
– Fully open source, won’t change
– Highly responsive to issues, PRs, and help.
– Offline backup and restore.

No personal information will be saved or tracked. Sessions will persist using the partition:persist attribute for Webviews. So every time you open Hamsket, your sessions will keep alive until you remove the service.

K-9 Mail

K-9

Web site: k9mail.app
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Android
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Java, Kotlin
First release: 2016
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K-9 Mail – an open-source email client for Android focused on making it easy to chew through large volumes of email. K-9 supports IMAP, POP3 and Exchange 2003/2007 (with WebDAV). K-9 is a community developed project.

K-9 Mail was born when Jesse Vincent created a simple patch to the Email app included in Android 1.0.
The application is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

KiwiIRC

KiwiIRC

Web site: kiwiirc.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Apache 2.0
Interface: Web interface
Programing language: JavaScript, Node.js
First release: 2016
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KiwiIRC – a web based, open source IRC client software, which works in a modern web browsers.

Features:
– 100% static files. Host with your favourite web server or a CDN
– For single networks, bouncer hosts, or a personal generic IRC client that remembers your networks
– Works out of the box with a default IRC network – or use your own
– Single or multiple IRC network connections
– Multiple layouts for small areas or full page layouts
– Light and dark modes
– Desktop notifications
– Extremely versatile via a single JSON config file at runtime
– Themable and rich plugin support such as file uploading and video calling
– Team mode for workplaces
– Directly to a websocket IRC server
– Connect via the webircgateway websocket proxy for normal IRC servers
– Stay connected with KiwiBNC

Website Widgets – Embed an IRC client widget into your website for an instant, free live chat. The web widget gives you access to a large number of supported networks without any in-depth setting up. No downloads or plugins required meaning your users can start engaging in your community easily.

Element

Riot

Web site: element.io
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers, VoIP
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows, Web client
License: Apache
Interface: GUI
Programing language: JavaScript, OjectiveC, Swift, Java, Kotlin
First release: 2016
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Element (previously: Vector and Riot) – a Matrix web client built using the Matrix React SDK. Matrix is an open network for secure, decentralized communication, connecting 18M+ users over 45K+ deployments.

Element is officially supported on the web in modern versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Other browsers may work, however official support is not provided.

Element has several tiers of support for different environments:
– Definition: Issues actively triaged, regressions block the release
– Last 2 major versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari on desktop OSes
– Latest release of official Element Desktop app on desktop OSes
– Desktop OSes means macOS, Windows, and Linux versions for desktop devices that are actively supported by the OS vendor and receive security updates

Google Duo

Google Duo

Web site: duo.google.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: VoIP Clients
Platform: Android, iOS, Web
License: Freeware, Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: August 16, 2016
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Google Duo – a high quality video calling application. It’s simple, reliable, and works across Android and iOS phones and tablets, smart devices, and on the web. Google Duo replaced Google Hangouts applications.

Features:
– Make calls between Android and iOS – Whether you’re on your phone, tablet, or on the web, you can stay in touch with Duo.
– Group call with up to 12 people – Bring together all the people who matter most, even when you’re apart, with group calling. Duo now supports 12 people in group video calls.
– Send video and voice messages, photos, and more – Short on time or your friends can’t pick up? Leave a personalized video message with fun effects, or share voice messages, photos, notes, and emojis.
– Low Light Mode – Duo lets you make video calls even in poor lighting conditions.
– Voice calling -Make voice-only calls to your friends when you can’t chat over video.

Miranda NG

Miranda NG

Web site: miranda-ng.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: November 2016
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Miranda NG – a successor of a popular multi-protocol instant messaging client for Windows – Miranda IM. It is very light on system resources and extremely fast.

It supports protocols such as: Discord, Em-LAN, Facebook, Gadu-Gadu, ICQ/MRA, IRC, Jabber, MinecraftDynmap, Omegle, Sametime, Skype, Steam, Tox, Twitter, VKontakte.

New plugins or languages can be installed automatically through PluginUpdater.
Sound files are included in the installer, but not in 7-zip archives.
Skins, icons, smileys and sounds are compatible with Miranda IM so you can download them from the addons site.

Supported Operating Systems are: Windows 2003 / XP (SP 3) / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10.

Toxygen

Toxygen

Web site: github.com/toxygen-project/toxygen
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Linux, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Python
First release: March 2016
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Toxygen – a powerful cross-platform Tox client written in pure Python3 with a lot of unique features such as plugins and faux offline file transfers.

Features:
– 1v1 messages
– File transfers
– Audio calls
– Video calls
– Group chats
– Plugins support
– Desktop sharing
– Chat history
– Emoticons
– Stickers
– Screenshots
– Name lookups (toxme.io support)
– Save file encryption
– Profile import and export
– Faux offline messaging
– Faux offline file transfers
– Inline images
– Message splitting
– Proxy support
– Avatars
– Multiprofile
– Multilingual
– Sound notifications
– Contact aliases
– Contact blocking
– Typing notifications
– Changing nospam
– File resuming
– Read receipts

Resilio Sync

Resilio Sync

Web site: resilio.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Android, BSD, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2016

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Resilio Sync – a fast, reliable, and simple file sync and share solution, powered by P2P technology.

Features:
– Sync any folder to all your devices. Sync photos, videos, music, PDFs, docs or any other file types to/from your mobile phone, laptop, or NAS
– The fastest and most private way to send files to friends and family. Send one or more files to multiple recipients without sharing the whole folder or creating a permanent sync connection
– Change access permissions at any time using ‘Advanced Folders’. Assign ownership to another user, revoke access, or change read and write permissions on the fly.
– Using ‘Selective Sync’ feature, Sync will create placeholder files in your file-system that can be searched locally.
– You can set bandwidth usage limits so Sync activity occurs only when it suits you.
– Backup your files automatically to another device you own. Create your own Disaster Recovery site.
– Keep folders synced between multiple platforms and operating systems. Sync is available for OS X, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, all major NAS devices, and more.

In early 2016, Resilio Inc. was spun out of BitTorrent Inc. to bring the power and resilience of distributed technology to the modern enterprise. Resilio started with core BitTorrent technology and hardened it for commercial use while adding the centralized management and control required for modern IT.

The project has been founded by Konstantin Lissounov.

Nextcloud Files

Nextcloud

Web site: nextcloud.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: AGPL
Interface: Web interface
Programing language: C++, JavaScript, PHP
First release: June 2016

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Nextcloud Files – an on-premise Universal File Access and sync platform with powerful collaboration capabilities and desktop, mobile and web interfaces. Nextcloud Files is a self-hosted, open source file sync and share solution designed to be easy-to-use and highly secure.

The core strength of Nextcloud is its ability to enhance team productivity on the go with an easy user interface on mobile, web and desktop and powerful integrated collaboration and communication capabilities.

Nextcloud Files enables hospitals, banks, notaries and government agencies to securely send files to and receive files from customers, patients, clients or partners.

Nextcloud Files lets users track file modifications, downloads of shares and changes to comments or tags, providing an overview in the browser, clients or via email notifications and an RSS feed.

Features:
– Modern and easy-to-use web interface, desktop clients and mobile apps. Real-time collaboration and instant access to all data from any device, anywhere
– An open source, self-hosted product. Powerful on-server and End-to-end Encryption. Files are stored inside your company infrastructure, without any third party ever gaining access.
– Access data from FTP, Windows Network Drive, SharePoint, NFS, Object storage and more. Simple deployment, configuration and integration lower costs and decrease risk while leveraging existing IT investments.

Anatine

Anatine

Web site: github.com/sindresorhus/anatine
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: May 5, 2016

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Anatine – an application which is based the Mobile Twitter site, but modifies a lot of things and makes it more usable on the desktop.

It is a lightweight, cross platform Twitter client that runs on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It features include: offers multiple keyboard shortcuts, provides a beautiful dark mode. It also supports running in the background after closing the application.

The project founder is Sindre Sorhus.