Browser Instant Messaging Platform with Accessible, Encrypted Messaging.
Pull request Compare This branch is even with master.
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.
release
src
.gitignore
CHANGELOG.md
LICENSE.txt
Makefile
README.md
RESOURCES.md

README.md

Cryptocat

Browser Instant Messaging Platform with Accessible, Encrypted Messaging

Experimental software: Don't trust with your life! Peer review appreciated.

Description

Cryptocat is a browser-based XMPP client that provides multi-user (and private) instant messaging inside chatrooms. It uses the OTR protocol for encrypted two-party chat and the (upcoming) mpOTR protocol for encrypted multi-party chat.

Target Platforms

Google Chrome: src/chrome/

Run make chrome to build a Google Chrome-loadable .zip extension (or just .zip the directory.)

Mozilla Firefox: src/firefox/

Run make firefox to build a Mozilla Firefox-loadable .xpi extension (or just .zip the directory and change the extension to .xpi.)

Apple Safari: src/cryptocat.safariplugin/

Apple's model makes an automated build process difficult.

Compatibility Status

  -----------------------------------------
 |             Windows   Mac      Linux    |
 |-----------------------------------------|
 | Chrome  |   Yes       Yes      Yes      |
 |---------                                |
 | Firefox |   Yes       Yes      Yes      |
 |---------                                |
 | Safari  |   Yes       Yes               |
 |---------                                |
  -----------------------------------------

Documentation & Wiki

Goals

Discussion

We have a million issues worth discussing here!

License

Cryptocat is released under the GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL3):

Copyright (C) 2011, 2012 Nadim Kobeissi nadim@crypto.cat

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Affero General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

The full license text is included in LICENSE.txt.

Notes

  • Builds are available in release/.

Contributors

  • Lead Developer: Nadim Kobeissi
  • Development Contributors: Jacob Appelbaum, Joseph Bonneau, Arlo Breault, Arturo Filasto, Fabio Pietrosanti
  • Multimedia Contributors: A.J. Korkidakis, P.J. Onori, Rich Vreeland

With a warm thanks to the hard-working contributors who wish to remain anonymous.