That is, for someone to be able to communicate with me securely and anonymously over the secure Tox network, can one person use Toxic and the other person use μTox?

  • // , IT Security Stack Exchange is for Information Security professionals to discuss protecting assets from threats and vulnerabilities. Topics include, but are not limited to: web app hardening network security social engineering, including phishing risk management policies penetration testing security tools This is a specific question about the compatibility and use of two specific security tools. – Nathan Basanese Jun 15 '15 at 4:27
  • // , Please refer to the "What Topics can I ask About Here" guide: security.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic – Nathan Basanese Jun 15 '15 at 4:28
  • // , From the github page for Tox: "With the rise of governmental monitoring programs, Tox, a FOSS initiative, aims to be an easy to use, all-in-one communication platform that ensures their users full privacy and secure message delivery." – Nathan Basanese Jun 16 '15 at 23:36
  • // , We can agree that SSH is a shell application focused on security, right? What makes it so that these implementations of the Tox protocol are not message applications focused on security? How would you suggest that I reword this question to fit the rules in the help center? – Nathan Basanese Jun 16 '15 at 23:38
  • you could have also asked over at the Tox project: wiki.tox.im/Main_Page or on the subreddit: reddit.com/r/projecttox – schroeder Jun 17 '15 at 0:03

Yes, they are capable of speaking the same protocol, and communicating with each other.

Every client listed on https://wiki.tox.im/Client has the ability to speak with each other at the basic level. In the table at the bottom, you will find a list of clients and the features they support. When two clients that share a capability talk with each other, they can also use that capability between them.

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