Tox Clients

The following is a list of Tox clients available for download through our repositories and/or build servers.


Maintainers: tux3
Language: C++
Graphical Toolkit: Qt
Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, OSX, BSD

qTox is a powerful client based on Qt, with an intuitive and feature rich user interface as well as a fast core written in C++. qTox runs on Windows, Linux, MacOS and FreeBSD and offers text messaging, audio and video calls, screen sharing and file transfers. Additionally it has support for text and audio group chats as well as Identicons as avatars. New features are regularly added by our active and welcoming community.


Maintainers: GrayHatter
Language: C
Graphical Toolkit: None
Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, OSX, BSD, Android

µTox is the lightweight client with minimal dependencies; it not only looks pretty, it runs fast! µTox is available for Windows, OS X, and Linux (Android support is experimental), with full support for chat, file transfers, audio/video calling, and desktop sharing (both as video and inline screenshots). It also supports text group chats with audio groups pending the next Toxcore update.


Maintainers: SkyzohKey, gmscs
Language: Vala
Graphical Toolkit: GTK+3
Operating Systems: Linux

Ricin aims to be a secure, lightweight, hackable and fully-customizable Tox client with focus on user experience. Development is lead by SkyzohKey.


Maintainers: Ingvar
Language: Python3
Graphical Toolkit: PySide
Operating Systems: Linux, Windows

Toxygen is cross-platform Tox client written in pure Python3 with a lot of unique features such as plugins and faux offline file transfers. Development is led by Ingvar.


Maintainers: Jfreegman, mannol
Language: C
Graphical Toolkit: ncurses
Operating Systems: Linux, OSX, BSD

Toxic is a client with an ncurses interface, written entirely in C. It has support for all basic features, as well as 1-on-1 audio/video chats, and is capable of working on bare-bones systems that lack graphical interfaces. Development is lead by Jfreegman.


Maintainers: wiiaam
Language: Scala
Graphical Toolkit: N/A
Operating Systems: Android

Antox is an Android client for Tox. It aims to bring the full multimedia support Tox offers to your device, although it's still currently in heavy development. Antox is built on Google's Material Design Guidelines, and is both fast and fluid. Support for stickers, geo-location, and other services offered by competing instant messaging applications are currently being decided upon.


Maintainers: Chuongv, dvor
Language: Objective-C
Graphical Toolkit: N/A
Operating Systems: iOS

Antidote is an iOS client for Tox. It works on both iPhone and iPad. You can download Antidote on

OS support:

Win­dows GNU/ Linux BSD OSX And­roid iOS
qTox Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
uTox Yes Yes Yes Yes Min­imal No
Ricin Coming soon Yes Yes No No No
Toxygen Yes Yes No No No No
Toxic No Yes Yes Yes No No
Antox No No No No Yes No
Antidote No No No No No Yes