TextSecure Private Messenger is a simple messaging app that lets you communicate with your friends keeping the privacy in mind. Using TextSecure you can send text messages to all your friends avoiding the SMS fees. You also get the privilege to create groups to chat in real time with your friends. The main advantage of using TextSecure is that all your messages are encrypted so that you can ensure your privacy while you chat.
TextSecure available Free on Play Store and an Open Source enabling enabling anyone to verify its security by auditing the code. It is a private messenger that uses open source peer-reviewed cryptographic protocols to keep your messages safe. To ensure privacy the server never has access to any of your communication and never stores any of your data and uses an advanced end to end encryption protocol that provides privacy for every message every time.
Moreover, the Group chats are encrypted too and as the developers claim TextSecure server never has access to any group metadata such as the membership list, group title, or group icon whatsoever. It provides a unique identity key for everyone and can be scanned with Barcode scanner.
Moving to the design part, it has a very simple and easy to use interface so texting is quick and easy with light light and dark themes availability. Groups can be made easily and all sorts of media can be sent like images, videos with Animated GIF as a new addition. It has per contact customization with some options to choose from like notifications tone, change color of the contact, mute and block the person.
Although there are many texting apps on Google Play Store, what makes TextSecure stand out of the crows is its privacy and end-to-end encryption function. In conclusion, if you want to stay secure while you text then this would be a highly recommended app for you.