Toxic – Tox-based instant messaging and video chat client

Toxic is a Tox-based instant messaging and video chat client.

This is an ncurses based client which formerly resided in the Tox core repository, and is now available as a standalone application.

Toxic is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • CLI and graphical interface.
  • Audio.
  • Audio notifications.
  • Video.
  • 1v1 messages.
  • Chat logs.
  • Faux offline messaging.
  • File transfer.
  • File resuming.
  • Screen/desktop notifications.
  • Typing notifications.
  • Group chats.
  • Persistent group chats.
  • Avatars.
  • Changing nospam.
  • Contact blocking.
  • Multiprofile.
  • Profile import/export.
  • Save file encryption.
  • Proxy support.
  • Cross-platform software – runs under Linux, BSD, and Mac OS X.

Developer: Toxic
License: GNU General Public License v3.0


Toxic is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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