miniVector

A minimalistic Matrix client for team collaboration

A simplified fork of the Riot.im Android app.

This is a minified Android Matrix client derived from the official client. It requires fewer permissions and compiles to a much smaller package.

Full credit goes to the original developers. This fork just shaves-off the following features and dependencies:

  • Jitsi integration (for audio / video conference)
  • React native libraries
  • Application Icon badger
  • Analytics

AntiFeatures:

  • NonFreeNet - Currently the integration server is not configurable in this client and linked to the non-free New Vector implementation. Free alternatives exists but supporting them in Riot Android is still being worked on.
This app has features you may not like.

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 0.9.9 (90900) - Added on 2019-12-03

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 18 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.9.8 (90800) - Added on 2019-10-27

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 18 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.9.4 (90400) - Added on 2019-09-02

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

    Download APK 17 MiB PGP Signature