Briar vs Geneva

Side-by-side comparison of features, reviews, pricing and more

Briar

Category: Communication Tools
Industries: Business, Education

Pricing

Free

Geneva

Category: Communication Tools
Industries: Business, Education

Pricing

Free

20M+ Downloads
5/5

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Briar reviews

Probably the most secure messaging app out of any available, great idea! Unfortunately it will not be a good replacement for more popular messaging apps anytime soon. There is no way to send a video. Pictures are possible, but only in a chat with one other person and they get massively compressed. Pretty crazy in 2022. I love the idea of my messages not being routed through a central server, but it's not ready to replace my messaging app of choice. I'll check back in a few years.

- Richard

I would like to see a pop-up chat head. If I'm not looking at the screen I will miss the flash notification across the top. I have missed a reply for hours. I like adding the contact without using my phone number. I was using TextNow and Text free but the constant ads drove me crazy! I think this is a good app.

- Arthur Brenneman

This is probably one of the best messaging apps ever. I didn't even know a messaging app ever existed without using data . I installed this app into two phones and turned off Wi-Fi off for both of them and only left Bluetooth on. The app worked perfectly and no delayed text messages. I never knew that text messaging apps existed without ever having to use data or a Wi-Fi connection. I'm glad this technology exists because this would be very good in an emergency situations. Love this technology.

- WESTCOAST RONNIE

Geneva reviews

If you run an online community and are frustrated with Slack’s pricing model and Discord’s lack of features, check out Geneva. Chat, posts, video, audio, and moderator tools that are actually useable. It’s free, and supposedly will stay free. Great work @geneva

- David Daniel

With @geneva we’re providing our #outofofficenetwork community a space to reconnect and expand the conversation after our virtual gatherings ✨ if you’re a community builder and looking for an intimate space for your community to come together, I can highly recommend it!

- Alice Katter

Been using Geneva to keep in touch with my friend group for awhile now - been a breathe of fresh air really compared to other group messaging apps we had tried before. Looking forward to what's to come!

- Jared Madfes

Pros & cons

Briar

Pros
Briar eliminates the danger of metadata spying
Multiple connection options bring versatility
No servers to shut down

Cons
Audits aren’t a guarantee
Could alienate the general populace
Tough to popularize

Geneva

Pros
Easy to navigate and use UI
Lots of useful community management features
Simple

Cons
No search bar for groups
No integration with third party apps like Trello and Outlook calendar
Can't make reoccuring events

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