qTox v1.12.0 Updated

webfork on 15 Jan 2018
  • 46MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Oct 2017
  • Suggested by smaragdus

NOTE: entry download links are temporarily offline. Developer has been contacted.


qTox is an easy, secure instant messaging and VoIP client for the Tox network. The program includes standard features like chat between users, group chats, file transfer with image preview, as well as high-quality audio and video calls with group call capability.

The program is peer-to-peer, meaning no central server is necessary for the network to function.

Cross-platform with clients available for Mac, Windows, FreeBSD and Android.

System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Windows 8: Empty folder written to \AppData\Roaming\tox
Windows 7: Duplicate user files saved to \AppData\Roaming\tox
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPLv3
How to extract:
  1. Download the "portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch qtox.exe
  3. Create a username and optional password
  4. Click the settings button (gear icon), choose the Advanced tab, and select "Make Tox portable"
Optionally, close the program and delete the folder C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\tox\ (this makes the program more stealth)
Similar/alternative apps: Isotoxin, Ricochet, TorChat
What's new? See:

4 comments on qTox  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

smaragdus 2017-04-27 01:44

Portability may be lost after update- re-enable it from "Settings" - "Advanced" - "Make Tox portable".


billon 2018-01-13 20:03

Version 1.13.0 released in the end of November, but there are only installers, can't find any "portable" ZIPs in all possible links.
Entry's DL links are broken


webfork 2018-01-15 19:20

@billon: Thanks, posted something in forums about it.


Post your comment