Chat with friends and share files safely, encrypting messages and docs, with Telegram Desktop
Telegram Desktop is a simple and free program that lets you communicate with your friends securely. The program gives a special emphasis to security and privacy, encrypting messages and documents. It also is fast, because it uses the cloud.
Telegram Desktop is easy to use. Note that upon creating your account you will need to give your phone number to receive a security code.
You can have a group of up to 200 friends and send messages to 100 of them. The program notifies you when you have a new message, and it supports all platforms, desktop and mobile, so that difference of platform won’t be an obstacle to communicate with your friends.
Especially if you are after security, you may like to give this program a try. A portable version is also available.