Privacy tools

Keeping your privacy is still harder and harder. However it’s still possible, so let’s keep it that way.

Collection of encryption tools for various needs and tastes. Focus on multiplatform apps with ideally open and free source.


  • – knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against global mass surveillance
  • – opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore and Tempora.


  • MEGA Win macOS Linux Android iOS
    generous cloud storage with end-to-end encryption and 50 GB of free space


  • RIOT web Win macOS Linux Android iOS
    free & open source, federated messenger with optional account-based end-to-end encryption (for each chat/room separately). Visual cross-over between IRC/Slack and traditional IM.
  • Wire web Win macOS Linux Android iOS
    lovely minimalistic, free & open source messenger with always on multi-device encryption. Supports also encrypted calls and videocalls.


  • Standard Notes web Win macOS Linux Android iOS
    encrypted & hosted notes, text-only (supports markdown). Extensions in paid version at $4.99/month.
  • Turtl Win macOS Linux Android (iOS soon)
    personal vault not-just-for-notes. Store passwords, bookmarks etc. A bit weird UI, but that’s subject of personal taste.


  • KeePassXC Win macOS Linux
    fork of a fork, a multiplatform community edition of KeePass. Must-have vault for passwords and every other important, private information. Offers a lot of customizability, strong random password generators and much more. Based on KeePassX, has a faster development and more features (eg. support for YubiKeys) thanks to its community.