Matrix is a modern, open source software for decentralized communication (like e-mail). Matrix offers end-to-end encryption, voice and video calls and much more. However, the most important thing is that there is not one Matrix server that all users have to use, like WhatsApp, Telegram and many other popular messengers.

Users can choose a public server or create their own and still communicate with all Matrix users, not just those on their own server. The messages are only stored on the participating servers. Calls also go only through the participating servers.

Since the beginning of 2020 I run a public Matrix server: And a public Element-Web instance:

You can read the server rules here (German). Feel free to create an account on my server or choose one from the lists linked below. I look forward to hear from you

On my blog (German) you will find an article series for an easy start to Matrix: Werde Teil der Matrix

Why Matrix?

Here I want to give some reasons why I use Matrix and prefer it over many other messengers:

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