@dolldolldoll for what OS? Conversations, hands down the best in Android but there are some other pretty decent options. iOS I really don't know but I think there's not much other than Monal and ChatSecure. The latter made a few decisions for security's sake that negatively affected UX too much for my liking last time I tried it.
It's been literally years since I used an iThing for anything other than quick tests though.
@mike iOS mainly and then macOS.
@dolldolldoll I'd suggest a look at Monal on both, I'd be interested in your opinion of it. I'm about 8 years removed from the Apple ecosystem.
@mike I’m deeper in it, as I listen to Radio National on a HomePod.
@dolldolldoll desktop is a bit of a wasteland. Swift.im is a decent, plain, all platforms client that'll at least get you going. Dino is nice and smooth but Linux only. Monal has an OS X version I've never used but looks ok in screenshots.
Pidgin is awful and outdated and should be burned at the stake.
Gajim is a great diagnostic tool as it supports everything and has a great backend, but is a fucking UX nightmare that I wouldn't wish on anyone for daily use.
@mike I’ll have a look in the morning. But yeah pidgin needs to die.
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