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Flare

A unofficial Signal GTK client. Source

Description

A unofficial GTK client for the messaging application Signal. This is a very simple application with many features missing compared to the official applications. Link device Send messages Receive messages Reply to a message React to a message Sending and receiving attachments - Encrypted storage Please note that using this application will probably worsen your security compared to using official Signal applications. Use with care when handling sensitive data. Look at the projects README for more information about security. Source

Notice

Native Signal Desktop alternative. At the time of addition (release 0.5.0), it has been successfully tested on PureOS, while it did not work and failed with an error message as described in this issue on postmarketOS.

Project links: Links to (pages with) screenshots: Screenshots

Rating

Mobile Compatibility: 5

Perfect - this app fits your phone screen just fine out of the box and works nicely with touch input!

Project status: early

This project has been in development for a short time only. It should work mostly fine, but expect bugs and an incomplete featureset.

Packaging

Get it on Flathub!

https://flathub.org/apps/details/de.schmidhuberj.Flare

If you're lucky, you can install this app by just hitting this button:

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Licensing and technical details

License: AGPL-3.0-only Metadata: FSFAP

Frameworks: GTK4 libadwaita

Backend: presage

Programming languages: Rust

Build system: meson

AppStream Metadata URL: https://gitlab.com/Schmiddiii/flare/-/raw/master/data/de.schmidhuberj.Flare.metainfo.xml