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The lightweight Tox client.

Installing | Compiling | Screenshots | Release Notes | TokTok Site | Toxcore Spec

Tox is a peer-to-peer, end-to-end encrypted, instant messaging protocol, with end-to-end encryption as its default and only mode.

µTox is cross-platform: Primary support for Windows 7+ and Linux, secondary support for OpenBSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and DragonFlyBSD. MacOS is unmaintained (needs your contributions).

µTox is multi-lingual: Complete translations for German, Russian, Swedish, Polish, Spanish, Hungarian, Estonian, Ukrainian, and Bulgarian. Partial translations to many more languages.


  • Themes
  • Avatars
  • Text
    • Chat History
  • Audio
  • Video (Webcam or Desktop sharing)
  • Screenshots
  • File transfers, with inline images support
  • Group chats
    • Text
  • Tox URI support (clickable Tox links)

Just like Toxcore, µTox is still alpha software, so you may encounter bugs, or maybe a crash or two. µTox also needs your help, if you do encounter any bugs or problems please open an issue. If you do not have a GitHub account, you may also send an email directly to avoidr.



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