There are new betas for iOS and macOS. Among many other fixes there are improvements to message archive management (MAM) which should allow you to scroll through your entire history. In addition there is a button to scroll to the newest message (like signal and WhatsApp)
In preparation for Monal 4.8, the push server has been upgraded. In addition to the usual fixes that come with a software update in this case, people using the Monal 4.8 beta should now see a single notification for every message that comes in with the message text in the Continue Reading
I don’t track users in any way but in the process of fixing a server issue I did do a count on the number of messages sent on a given day. Here they are in case anyone was curious. On the scale of modern apps, these are tiny numbers but Continue Reading
iOS 4.8 beta is in review for testflight but the mac one is available now.
Monal 4.8 will be another huge update and the iOS beta should be available soon. Monal is actively being translated a variety of different languages. You can contribute too. In addition thanks to Thilo, the notifications have been improved to show the previews again in iOS 13 like they did Continue Reading
We have an implementation for translations on Weblate now! The first big languages are added. We are happy for your contributions. Link: https://hosted.weblate.org/projects/monal/monal/
With news that wechat will leave the us App Stores, one can expect it to leave EU too. I have no idea how wechat is GDPR compliant . If you are looking for something that works in the west and in mainland China, I recommend xmpp, Monal isn’t blocked in Continue Reading
The final betas for Monal 4.7 for iOS and mac are out. I hope to release to the app store this week. Notable changes: New title bar in chat Show when user was last seen online (XEP–0319: Last User Interaction in Presence) Show typing notification (XEP-0085: Chat State Notifications) XMPP Continue Reading
marching towards release fro 4.7
I’m going to say 4.7 is feature complete. There are new betas for iOS and mac. In addition to stability fixes, notable is typing notifications as well as the new top nav bar. Many thanks for Thilo and Friedrich who did most of the coding for this release.