Clients

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A client is a standalone project that implements a frontend (Graphical or otherwise) to the p2p, encryption and data sending facilities of the Tox core libraries.

List of all clients

Here is a list of clients available for testing and developing. Click an image to zoom in:

Name Description Screenshot Operating System Support
qTox A Qt graphical user interface for Tox, written by tux3. Screenshot of qTox running under Linux Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, OS X
Toxic Ncurses-based CLI. Maintained by Jfreegman. Screenshot of Toxic Linux, FreeBSD, OS X
Toxy Metro-style Tox client for Windows, written by Impyy. Screenshot of Toxy, running under Windows 8 Windows
µTox (uTox) Lightweight Tox client for desktop Screenshot of µTox, running under lubuntu Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, partial other BSD
Blight Cross-platform graphical user interface for Tox written in Racket. Still in early development stages. Screenshot of Blight, running under Linux Windows, Linux, OS X
Antidote A client for iOS. Screenshot of Antidote iOS (7.0+)
Ratox A minimal FIFO based client. Screenshot of ratox, running under OpenBSD BSD, Linux, OS X


Features

Blight Toxic Antidote Antox Toxy µTox qTox ratox
Interface Desktop GUI Terminal CLI Mobile GUI Mobile GUI Desktop GUI Desktop GUI Desktop GUI Terminal CLI
Linux Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes
Windows Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No
OS X Yes Yes No No No Minimal Yes Yes
BSD-like No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes
Android No No No Yes No Minimal Minimal No
iOS No No Yes No No No No No
Blight Toxic Antidote Antox Toxy µTox qTox ratox
1v1 messaging Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
File transfer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Group chat Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No
Group audio No No No No Yes Yes Yes No
Audio No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Video No No No No Yes Yes Yes No
DNS discovery Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Chat logs Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Semi Yes Yes
Proxy support Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Audio Filtering No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Faux offline messaging No Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes
Contact aliases No No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Contact blocking No Yes No Yes No No No No
Save file encryption Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes
Multilingual No No No Yes No Yes Yes No
Multiprofile Yes Semi Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Typing notification Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Audio notifications Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No
Emoticons Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Spell check No No Yes Yes Yes No No No
Desktop sharing No No No No No Yes No No
Inline images No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
File resuming Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No
Read receipts No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Message splitting Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Changing nospam Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
tox: URI No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Avatars Yes Semi Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
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