Antidote

Antidote is a mobile client, authored by dvor.

Homepage https://antidote.im/
Repository https://github.com/Antidote-for-Tox/Antidote
Maintainer dvor
Language Objective-C
Graphical Toolkit Cocoa Touch
Operating Systems Apple iOS 7.0+

Description of features

1v1 messages

Client is able to send, receive and display text messages to / from friends.

If client doesn't implement Message splitting, message size is limited to 1372 bytes.

Audio

Client is able to capture, send, receive and play audio to / from friends, using toxav.

Audio filtering

Client is able to filter out noise from captured audio using libfilteraudio1).

User should be able to tun on / off audio filtering.

Audio notifications

Client should be able to play sound upon receiving message / call / other. There should be an option to turn those notifications off, or tune them according to user needs.

Avatars

Support for avatars according to STS2).

Changing nospam

Support for changing nospam via UI.

Chat logs

Client should have support for saving, loading, displaying and removing chat logs (history) of conversations.

Contact aliases

Client should allow user to set, display and remove alias for any friend.

Contact blocking

Client should allow user to block / unblock contacts.

Blocked friends would be unable to contact user, and user would appear to them as offline even if user is online.

Proxy support

Proxy support can be http or socks5 (or both)

Features

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Interface Desktop Desktop Desktop Mobile CLI Mobile Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop Desktop
Linux Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
OSX Yes Yes Untested No Yes No No No No Untested Untested
Windows Yes Yes Minimal 3) No No No Yes Yes Yes Untested Yes
BSD Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No No Yes4) No
Android No Minimal 5) No Yes No No No No No No No
iOS No No No No No Yes No No No No No
SailfishOS No No No No Yes No No No No No No
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1v1 messages Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Audio Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Audio filtering Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes No No
Audio notifications Yes Minimal No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Avatars Yes Yes Yes Yes Semi6) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Changing nospam Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No Yes
Chat logs Yes Yes (binary format) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Contact aliases Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes
Contact blocking No No Yes Semi7) Yes No No No No No Yes
Desktop sharing Yes Yes No No No No Yes No No No No
Name lookups Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Emoticons Yes No Semi8) Yes No Yes Yes No No Semi9) Yes
Faux offline messaging Yes No No Yes Semi10) No Yes No Yes Semi11) Yes
File transfer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
File resuming No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes
Group audio Yes Yes No No No No Yes No Yes No No
Group chats Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
Inline images Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Message splitting Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Multiprofile Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Profile import/export Yes No No Yes Semi12) Yes Yes No No No Yes
Proxy support Yes (Socks5 only) Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes
Read receipts Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Save file encryption Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Spell check No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No No
Typing notification Yes Yes Yes Semi13) Yes No Yes No No No Yes
tox: URI Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No No No
Video Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
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Usage

Antidote is available on the App Store.

TestFlight beta testing

You can help to test beta versions of Antidote via TestFlight. If you wish to participate, you must:

  • Be on iOS 8+.
  • Install TestFlight from AppStore.
  • Send your Apple ID email to beta@antidote.im.

Manual Installation

Clone repo, install CocoaPods and open Antidote.xcworkspace file with Xcode 5+.

git clone https://github.com/Antidote-for-Tox/Antidote.git
cd Antidote
pod install
open Antidote.xcworkspace

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1) Using libfilteraudio is not a strict requirement, but it is supposed to make filtering audio in Tox clients easier. In a case where it fails to ease filtering, an issue about this should be made.
2) Single Tox Standard
3) , 5) (Currently stalled
4) Including Solaris and OpenIndiana
6) You are only able to set your own avatar, avatars of friends aren't displayed
7) You can block, but not unblock contacts
8) , 9) UTF-8 only
10) , 11) Messages are not stored, and thus they won't be sent across client restarts
12) Only by manually specifying which save file should be used.
13) Sends typing notifications but does not show received ones
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