Free for everyone, forever

Riot is open source, and free to use, without having to compromise your data.

You can register an account on, the public server we run, or one of the other free servers open for public registration. By using end-to-end encryption you make sure that the owner of the server can’t access your conversations: you’re protected from data mining and reselling.

Running your own Matrix server is obviously how you will have the most control over your data: get the source code on Github or pick up one of the prebuilt packages for your favourite environment , and join the Server owners community!

Launch now on your browserDownload app for desktopDownload on the Apple App Store for iOSGet it on Google Play for AndroidGet it on F-Droid for Android

Looking for a zero-hassle way of running a server?

Check out Modular and get your own server set up in one click. Attached to your own domain, with a branded Riot, operationally independent and customisable: the simplest way to keep control.

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