What's new in Briar

* Show more information about how Briar connects to contacts
* Use Tor v3 hidden services
* Improve Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity
* Update translations
* Don't turn Bluetooth on or off automatically
* Fix duplicate unlock screen on Android 10+

About Briar

Briar is a messaging app designed for activists, journalists, and anyone else who needs a safe, easy and robust way to communicate. Unlike traditional messaging apps, Briar doesn't rely on a central server - messages are synchronized directly between the users' devices. If the internet's down, Briar can sync via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, keeping the information flowing in a crisis. If the internet's up, Briar can sync via the Tor network, protecting users and their relationships from surveillance.

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Arch
Version
DPI
1.2.10 APK
10210
October 14, 2020
noarch
Android 4.1+
nodpi
All Releases
Briar 1.5.9
February 16, 2024

Version:1.5.9

Uploaded:February 16, 2024 at 4:34PM UTC

File size:47.74 MB

Downloads:21

Briar 1.5.8
October 23, 2023

Version:1.5.8

Uploaded:October 23, 2023 at 3:05PM UTC

File size:47.63 MB

Downloads:44

Briar 1.5.7
September 27, 2023

Version:1.5.7

Uploaded:September 27, 2023 at 4:35PM UTC

File size:47.59 MB

Downloads:48

Briar 1.5.6
August 28, 2023

Version:1.5.6

Uploaded:August 28, 2023 at 11:54AM UTC

File size:47.59 MB

Downloads:38

Briar 1.5.4
June 8, 2023

Version:1.5.4

Uploaded:June 8, 2023 at 12:18PM UTC

File size:49.04 MB

Downloads:61

Briar 1.5.3
May 24, 2023

Version:1.5.3

Uploaded:May 24, 2023 at 1:34PM UTC

File size:49.04 MB

Downloads:35

Briar 1.5.1
May 15, 2023

Version:1.5.1

Uploaded:May 15, 2023 at 5:35PM UTC

File size:48.55 MB

Downloads:50

Briar 1.4.23
March 9, 2023

Version:1.4.23

Uploaded:March 9, 2023 at 10:42AM UTC

File size:48.46 MB

Downloads:48

Briar 1.4.22
February 23, 2023

Version:1.4.22

Uploaded:February 23, 2023 at 11:49AM UTC

File size:48.32 MB

Downloads:21

Briar 1.4.20
January 30, 2023

Version:1.4.20

Uploaded:January 30, 2023 at 1:24PM UTC

File size:48.31 MB

Downloads:30

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