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Friendiqa Desktop

QML based client for the Friendica Social Network. Tabs for news (incl. Direct Messages), friends, photos and events. OS: currently Linux and Android. Source code is a CMake project.


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Currently supported:

  • Shows Posts from friends, replies, Direct Messages and notifications (in swipe view), selected group, replies, favorited messages, public timeline
  • Background sync with configurable interval of 15 min to 2h for active user for friends timeline, replies and DMs (Android 5.1 required)
  • Dbus notifications for new items in friends timeline, replies and DMs
  • Search for news
  • Click on hashtag in newsitem starts search for news with that word
  • Only first photo attachment in post is shown, click for more images and fullscreen image
  • Click on video shows video fullscreen
  • For news containing urls ending with mp3, mp4, avi, webm, ogg or to a Peertube instance: media can be played in the app
  • Open links in external browser
  • Click on contact photo for contact details and last news
  • Click on like text for additional contact info
  • Click on post text opens conversation
  • Deletion, Reposting, Answering of Posts
  • Expand truncated news items
  • Liking, disliking
  • Attending for event posts
  • Update fetches new posts (up to last 50) since last in local DB
  • More shows older posts from local DB
  • Create new Message with images or direct messages, smileys
  • Drop text or images from other apps in the Friendiqa new message box


  • Videos and other binary data as attachment (sending, not supported in API)
  • Attachments for Direct messages (currently not supported in API)


Currently supported:

  • Tabs for own profiles, friends, other contacts and groups
  • Show profile(s) of user and change profile picture
  • List of all known contacts with locally downloaded pictures
  • Follow/unfollow or block/unblock contacts
  • Search for new contacts according to topic
  • Show follow requests; approve, deny, ignore requests
  • Additional information, last messages and other functionality shown in news tab
  • Show public and private pictures of contact (screenscraping of contact's website, works only with certain theme)
  • Show public and private events of contact
  • Show members of groups
  • Open website of contact
  • Clean other contacts with no news


  • More information for contact from description page, possibly private information for friends (needs API change)
  • Groups: create, change, delete (needs API change)


Currently supported:

  • Show images on server
  • Upload public picture to album with descriptions, send from gallery (API is currently broken)
  • Delete own pictures and albums on client and server
  • Change name or album of existing picture
  • Show albums in grid, show images in album in grid and fullscreen
  • Show public albums and images of contacts
  • Pinch to zoom, swipe to scroll


  • Upload private images


Currently supported:

  • Show own events
  • Show public events of Friendica contacts
  • List view of events of selected date
  • Click on event to show details
  • Create event
  • Delete event


  • Show more details and attendance of events (needs API)


Currently supported:

  • Multiple accounts
  • Dark Mode
  • View mode for news (conversation tree or timeline)
  • Maximum news (deleted after use of Quit button)
  • Sync home timeline, replies, DM, Events, friend requests; Notify yes/no
  • Hide #nsfw


  • on Linux: App stays in systemtray and syncs in background
  • Autostart minimized in systray possible


  • Video tab
  • Translation
  • Blingbling




Pubished under the GPL v3