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Monal

Version 5.1.0

XMPP chat client.

Monal overview

There has never been a better time to get into XMPP, a free public chat network no one controls or owns. Monal is a fast and user friendly way to use XMPP. Just download the app, login or register and you are ready to chat in minutes. It looks and works the way other apps do, so there is no need to "learn XMPP" or even care what it is.

Notable features:
  • Open Source
  • No Ads! Strong focus on privacy. Does not phone home and does not have "metrics" software beyond anonymous crash reporting (crashlytics). Does not read any personal information.
  • With a direct connection to your server, your password and all other info is never sent to a third party.
  • OMEMO encrypted chat
  • Will work with corporate XMPP servers that require VPN
  • MUC multi user chat
  • Standard XMPP Jingle VOIP

What’s new in version 5.1.0

Updated on Apr 19 2022

  • Support OMEMO in private MUCs
  • Minimum macOS version is now 11.0 (Catalyst 14.0)
  • Communication Notifications on macOS 12
  • New improved and simplified notification appex
  • Switched to new newer libsignal-protocol-c version
  • Fixing some memory leaks
  • Fixes muc invites
  • Improve OMEMO
  • Reduce avatar image size to ~60kb to make ejabberd throttling happy
  • Support muc muting again and implement "mention only" notification mode for mucs
  • Fix voice messages from conversations
  • Allow deletion of history for one contact
  • Add autodeletion of messages after 3 days (default: off)
  • Update timeouts to make Monal work even under very bad/slow network conditions
  • Add support for xmpp: invites (https://docs.modernxmpp.org/client/invites/)
  • Use bigger iq timeouts to account for throttling by xmpp servers (like ejabberd)
  • Remove all old VoIP code (was not working anymore)
  • Prevent spurious "could not sync" errors in multi account setups
  • Use less memory on incoming stanza flood (only parse ~100 stanzas at once)
  • Fix error in message deduplication (some messages could be received twice)

Information

License

Free

Size

8.5 MB

Developer’s website

https://monal.im/

Downloads

356

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 11.0.0 or later
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Tom25
Tom25
Oct 15 2020
2.4.1
0.0
Oct 15 2020
0.0
Version: 2.4.1
Hi, where to download older versions for Sierras or Mohave ? The version available on App Store runs under Catalina only.
SSG_Possum
SSG_Possum
Jun 6 2020
2.4.1
0.0
Jun 6 2020
0.0
Version: 2.4.1
Haven't downloaded or used this app. Just wondering how it gets a 5-Star rating on here (MacUpdate), requires downloading from the Apple/Mac App Store and the rating on the App Store is 1-Star?? Just how does that happen....people not rating it on the App Store or is the rating here (MacUpdate) inflated to boost download and use of the app?? And the only rating here is to inform folks that version 2.3 has been released...twice by the same user/person??....and that warrants a 5-Star rating?? Hmmm?!?!
hifz
hifz
Feb 4 2019
2.2
5.0
Feb 4 2019
5.0
Version: 2.2
2.3 has been released adding OMEMO support
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