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Signal (Desktop)

1.24.1

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/18/2019.

Signal is an encrypted communications application. It uses the Internet to send one-to-one and group messages, which can include files, voice notes, images and videos, and make one-to-one voice and video calls.

Features

  • Send high-quality group, text, voice, video, document, and picture messages anywhere in the world without SMS or MMS fees.
  • Crystal-clear voice and video calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges.
  • Signal messages and calls are always end-to-end encrypted.
  • Keeps your chat history tidy with messages that you can set to disappear.
  • Free for everyone.

Notes

  • Signal Desktop replaces the Chrome App which has been deprecated.

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To install Signal (Desktop), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install signal

To upgrade Signal (Desktop), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade signal

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = 'signal'
      fileType               = 'EXE'
      url                    = 'https://updates.signal.org/desktop/signal-desktop-win-1.24.1.exe'
      checksum               = '275c6717d5072f45cf3cf0dc0f5d6e62c143213e5143941ca81bb46be9c7e614'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
      silentArgs             = '/S'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      softwareName           = 'Signal *'
    }
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    
    

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Open Whisper Systems

Copyright

Copyright © Open Whisper Systems 2013-2017

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Release Notes

https://github.com/WhisperSystems/Signal-Desktop/releases/tag/v1.24.1

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Signal (Desktop) 1.24.0 139 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 approved
Signal (Desktop) 1.23.2 773 Saturday, March 30, 2019 approved
Signal (Desktop) 1.23.1 499 Saturday, March 23, 2019 approved
Signal (Desktop) 1.23.0 171 Friday, March 22, 2019 approved
Signal (Desktop) 1.22.0 863 Friday, February 22, 2019 approved
Signal (Desktop) 1.21.2 514 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 approved
Signal (Desktop) 1.21.1 353 Saturday, February 9, 2019 approved
Signal (Desktop) 1.21.0 299 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 approved
Signal (Desktop) 1.20.0 744 Friday, January 18, 2019 approved
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