Tox Clients

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


Maintainers: anthonybilinski, sudden6
Language: C++
Graphical Toolkit: Qt
Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, macOS, 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: Unmaintained
Language: C
Graphical Toolkit: None (Xlib)
Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, macOS, BSD

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, 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: 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, macOS, BSD, Android (via Termux)

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: robinlinden
Language: Kotlin
Graphical Toolkit: N/A
Operating Systems: Android

The reasonable Tox client for Android.

OS support:

Win­dows GNU/ Linux BSD macOS And­roid iOS
qTox Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
uTox Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Toxygen Yes Yes No No No No
Toxic No Yes Yes Yes Min­imal (via Ter­mux) No
aTox No No No No Yes No