Rocket.Chat

Team Communication Tool

Note: This FOSS build variant currently lacks any push notification support.

Rocket.Chat is a free and open source team chat collaboration platform that allows users to communicate securely in real-time across devices on web, desktop or mobile and to customize their interface with a range of plugins, themes and integrations with other key software.

By opting for Rocket.Chat, users also benefit from free audio and video conferencing, guest access, screen and file sharing, LiveChat, LDAP Group Sync, two-factor authentication (2FA), E2E encryption, SSO, dozens of OAuth providers and unlimited users, guests, channels, messages, searches and files. Users can set up Rocket.Chat on cloud or by hosting their own servers on-premises.

With more than 700 developer-contributors and over 17k stars on Github, Rocket.Chat has the largest and most active community of chat developers in the open source communication sector.

When you choose Rocket.Chat, you join a passionate community who help to grow the platform with us!

KEY FEATURES:


  • Free Open Source Software

  • Hassle free MIT license

  • BYOS (bring your own server)

  • Multiple Rooms

  • Direct Messages

  • Private Groups

  • Public Channels

  • Desktop and Mobile Notifications

  • Edit and Delete Sent Messages

  • Mentions

  • Avatars

  • Markdown

  • Emojis

  • Choose between 3 themes: Light, Dark, Black

  • Sort conversations alphabetically or group by activity, unread or favourites

  • Transcripts / History

  • File Upload / Sharing

  • I18n - Internationalization with Lingohub

  • Hubot Friendly - Hubot Integration Project

  • Media Embeds

  • Link Previews

  • LDAP Authentication

  • REST-full APIs

  • Remote Locations Video Monitoring

  • Native Cross-Platform Desktop Application

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 3.2.0 (2057) - Added on 2019-01-18

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 17 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.1.1 (2050) - Added on 2018-11-25

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 15 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 3.0.0 (2048) - Added on 2018-10-26

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 15 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE