Prosody IM

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Basic Prosody IM repo stats
3 days ago

bjc/prosody is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better Prosody IM alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where Prosody IM has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-07.
  • Can you guys recommend me a xmpp instance? | 2021-04-07
    Then Prosody is written in Lua), which is other kind of weird … extremely simple, extremely lightweight programming language best for embedded interpreters (e.g., when you write scripts inside of games ­— for that is very popular), I am not sure about Internet facing servers, but it is very simple on configuration and plugins.
  • Bruce Schneier: WTF: Signal Adds Cryptocurrency Support | 2021-04-07
    I personally went with (on Android) with my own server months ago.
  • Alternative to Signal | 2021-04-07
    It supports voice and video calls, and you use it on your own server (like and It's also really simple to get a user to create an account on a server you run/a public one and.... it does not require a phone number or an email address.
  • What is required to run something like signal behind the scenes? (Servers, Connections to Telco?) | 2021-02-19
    Forgot Signal completely - it's not designed for this. Just run an XMPP server like and use on your mobiles and on the desktop: / - all of these support OMEMO which is basically Signal Protocol for XMPP.