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 [[https://​www.matrix.org|Matrix]] offers a [[https://​riot.im/​app/​|web interface]],​ as well as [[https://​about.riot.im|native applications (e.g. for macOS, iOS, and Android)]]. [[https://​www.matrix.org|Matrix]] offers a [[https://​riot.im/​app/​|web interface]],​ as well as [[https://​about.riot.im|native applications (e.g. for macOS, iOS, and Android)]].
  
-It offers text-based change, as well as file transfer, and voice and video calls.+It offers text-based change, as well as file transfer, and voice and video calls. Unfortunately,​ the user experience is not brilliant for non-technical users, especially if you want to use end-to-end encryption.
  
 It offers end-to-end encryption. Currently, this is off by default, but indications are that this will soon change to on by default. It offers end-to-end encryption. Currently, this is off by default, but indications are that this will soon change to on by default.
  
 You can run your own server, if you wish (a bit like email), or else you can sign up to someone else's server, such as the project'​s own matrix.org server. You can run your own server, if you wish (a bit like email), or else you can sign up to someone else's server, such as the project'​s own matrix.org server.
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 +You do not need a phone number to sign up.
  
  
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