Many people install encryption engines to keep their conversation safe. However you don’t need to do that anymore as there plenty of apps and tools available now which offers you secure chat without charging anything. Here, have a look at few.
If you use Google Chrome browser at your office then this extension will serve you best. This open source secure messaging extension encrypts all your messages before you leave your PC. This incredible tool allows you to connect to Facebook, share content, and have group chats and much more. Featuring a built-in key generator it does not require you to import your own encryption keys. An interesting feature named Lobby lets you chat with other Cryptocat users who are hanging around.
Both Android and iOS users can take advantage from this app which uses Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging over XMMP. It supports WiFi Mesh Chat and you can also set a master password for keeping your chats secure plus it allows you to create anonymous burner account. You can also install Orbot proxy tool through which you can do anonymous chatting. Once the user is verified it offers two-way encryption.
3. Surespot Encrypted Messenger
Every new user has to give a username and password, the most important thing is to never forget its password because it is irrecoverable. Once your Surespot identity is created you have to back it up because without doing this if you ever reinstall this app you’ll not be allowed to access your account. Having this strong locking system it becomes impossible for others to steal your identity.
This web based chatting system is also one of those which encrypts everything before you leave the browser which means they cannot be read from server side. For starting up you create a room and set a password for it then share your password with all those whom you want to join this room. This tool only allows text chat you cannot send voice messages through it.
This comparatively newer tool was designed when people realized Skype was not as safe as they expected it to be. It provides a secure messaging system by using dispersed networking and strong cryptography. No third-party is involved as users are given a private and a public key for connecting. It allows you to securely send messages, make calls or even video calls. It does not require your connection with Facebook or Twitter plus it can be used on Linux, Mac and Windows.