Wire is the most secure collaboration platform. We increase the productivity in your team while keeping your information private. Wire allows your team to communicate and share information easily and securely - messages, files, conference calls or private conversations - always in context.
– Communicate with your teams through private or group conversations
– Share and collaborate with files, documents, links with reactions
– Press the one-click conference call button and your voice or video meetings starts on time
– Invite partners, customers and suppliers to collaborate through the unique guest rooms
– Increase privacy through ephemeral messages and device fingerprinting
– Integrate Wire with your corporate applications and services
– Recognized by IDC as industry leading security and privacy approach through Open Source, end to end
encryption, forward secrecy and public audits
Wire is available on any device and operating system - so your team can collaborate whether in the office or on the road.
Wire is also available as an on-demand solution for crisis collaboration.
Wire offers a free version for external business partners or friends and family use.
- App sometimes crashes after login
Ratings and Reviews
Needs more independent third-party expert analysis
This has been an interesting app so far. I can’t say one way or another if it is good or bad in terms of privacy and security, so I think their product team should do more to seek out third-party experts to do a more thorough review as to the claims being made about security and privacy for Wire. The reviews here so far seem mixed and inconsistent. Or maybe some of the reviews are not truthful and may be put here by govt or competitors who don’t like Wire(?)
I think the one privacy issue they do have is in showing so many users in the Search function when trying to connect with friends, etc. That feature alone should go. Not necessary and potentially intrusive, as some here have already shown by getting spammed with job scams, etc. Hope they will continue to make improvements.
Overall pretty good, but with some glitches
I was under the impression that wire was secure. Then I read some reviews. It is disappointing how insecure it is. Lately it has had a bug which exhibits an Icon badge with a 1 in it when there are no unread messages. Sometimes it goes away after a new message comes in and you read it. But most of the time the 1 is there. In addition, the little green arrow in the upper left corner of an open chat window is accompanied by a tiny green dot, indicating a new message in a separate chat channel. This, too, is ever present whenever the phony icon badge is displayed.
I have switched over to Signal.
Love it but please up the account limit!
I just started using this app as a fun way to message “in character” with the characters I write with my friends. So far, I’m loving the ability to customize the appearance of each account and have more than one logged in at once. It’s such a clean interface with no intrusive ads, and pretty easy to get the hang of. I’m having so much fun with it. However, PLEASE up the 3 account limit! I would love to add more accounts rather than be limited to 3 at once without having to log out (and lose all of my conversations.) Having no limit to accounts (or at the very least a higher limit than 3), would be extremely helpful and I would likely keep using this app indefinitely.
Data Linked to You
The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:
- Contact Info
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- Wire Swiss GmbH
- 70.9 MB
- Requires iOS 12.1 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.1 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.1 or later.
English, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovenian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian
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- © 2019 Wire Swiss GmbH
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