Tox VS GNUnet

Compare Tox vs GNUnet and see what are their differences.


The future of online communications. (by irungentoo)


GNUnet is an alternative network stack for building secure, decentralized and privacy-preserving distributed applications. Our goal is to replace the old insecure Internet protocol stack. Starting from an application for secure publication of files, it has grown to include all kinds of basic protocol components and applications towards the creation of a GNU internet. (by GNUnet)
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Tox GNUnet
54 0
8,701 37
- -
0.0 9.8
3 months ago over 6 years ago
C core is C, apps can be any language
GNU General Public License v3.0 only AGPL
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Tox. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-05.


Posts with mentions or reviews of GNUnet. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning GNUnet yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Tox and GNUnet you can also consider the following projects:

Freenet - Freenet REference Daemon

session-desktop - Session Desktop - Onion routing based messenger

Matrix Console Web

jami-cli - Jami client for terminal

Jitsi Meet - Jitsi Meet - Secure, Simple and Scalable Video Conferences that you use as a standalone app or embed in your web application.

Element - A glossy Matrix collaboration client for the web.

ricochet - Anonymous peer-to-peer instant messaging

ZeroNet - ZeroNet - Decentralized websites using Bitcoin crypto and BitTorrent network

Mumble - Mumble is an open-source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software.

qTox - qTox is a chat, voice, video, and file transfer IM client using the encrypted peer-to-peer Tox protocol.

RetroShare - RetroShare is a Free and Open Source cross-platform, Friend-2-Friend and secure decentralised communication platform.