Perthchat.org is a Matrix service run for Perth, Western Australia.
Started in 2017 it’s one of the larger Matrix instances in Australia. This service was created to provide a secure, open source and ad-free messaging experience. Matrix servers interconnect allowing users to make friends and join rooms with people from all over the world.
This Perthchat application is a re-branded fork of the popular Element Android client found here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=im.vector.app
Perthchat’s features include:
- End-to-end encrypted messaging to secure your organisations communications
- Decentralized chat based on the open source Matrix protocol
- Secure file sharing and collaboration
- Voice/video calling and screen sharing
Freedom from Advertising
This application doesn’t mine user data or share it with 3rd parties. Advertising is forbidden in the public rooms featured on https://perthchat.org .
Our service doesn’t wall you in, you’re free to join/create rooms and communities across the global Matrix network. There are no premium features, you can enjoy everything the service offers just by registering.
Host it Yourself
As a truly decentralised social network you’re able to create your own homeserver for you and your friends/colleagues, experience perthchat and the rest of the Matrix network by hosting your own server: https://github.com/spantaleev/matrix-docker-ansible-deploy
Pick Your Client
As an open source protocol there are many client softwares that are built to work with Matrix. You don’t need to use this application, you can connect to our service using a wide range of available clients: https://matrix.org/clients
The Perthchat app is a free and open source software hosted on GitLab, to report a bug or contribute please visit: https://gitlab.com/perthchat.org/element-android-perthchat/