Signal desktop app with end-to-end encryption now open to all: The Open Whisper System’s Signal desktop app is now open for everyone. Early the private messaging app which was launched in December for desktops was available on an invite-only basis. But from now this Desktop Signal beta will be available for everyone.
Signal desktop app with end-to-end encryption now open to all
Signal is a Chrome app that will be linked to a smartphone by allowing to display all the incoming and outgoing messages with all the connected devices.
Presently, this app will be free syncs with all the Android devices but the company reported that it will definitely plans to add it to iOS also.
Also, it already has the call and chat app for iOS and Android. All the USP of this app is that conversations that are end-to-end encrypted. It means that all those contents and chats shared will only be viewed by the sender and the recipient only.
It will also allow you to send high-quality private group, picture, text and also video messages for free and that too with keeping your communication safe because everything is made in end-to-end encrypted by painstakingly engineers.
The setup is said to be automatic and the app is still in beta.
You have to do one thing and that is you just have to add the Chrome app in the list of devices linked with your number with a QR code and a text.
Till now Apple was the the only to known that have hired Signal’s developer. But after the Apple-FBI standoff, Whatsapp has also announced the end-to-end encryption.
So from now you should not be surprised if you witness any intense debate over encryption because now the Signal for desktop will be available to all.