iGap
Developer(s)Mohammad Rasoul Kazemi [1]
RooyekhatMedia co.
Initial releaseOctober 2015; 8 years ago (2015-10)
Stable release
1.0.0 / 18 February 2019; 5 years ago (2019-02-18)
Repositorygithub.com/RooyeKhat-Media/iGap-Android
Operating systemCross-platform
Available inEnglish, Arabic, Persian, French
TypeInstant messaging
License
Websitewww.igap.net

iGap[2] is a free Iranian instant messaging application for smart phones and personal computers. iGap allows users to interact with each other and exchange information through text, image, video, audio and other types of messages. iGap also supports P2P-based voice calls over the internet.[3][4][5]

iGap is developed for Android, iOS and Windows.[6][7] [8][9]

Open-source Clients

iGap has published the source code of its Android and iOS client on GitHub. However, back-end source code is proprietary software.

Response

Supreme leader of Iran Ali Khamenei referred to this messenger on his personal website.[10] and Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi as the ICT Minister of Iran has joined this messaging application in September 2017 in order to support local social networking. Earlier, the Minister has claimed to support local Messengers when he was deputy of the ICT Minister.[11][12]

References

  1. ^ "رونمایی از جدید ترین پیام رسان ایرانی+ عکس". Young Journalists Club. 24 May 2017.
  2. ^ "IRIB3 News, report about Iranian messengers." Archived from the original on 2018-11-19. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  3. ^ "مصاحبه پانوشت با مهندس کاظمی مدیر عامل شرکت روی خط مدیا و توسعه دهنده پیام رسان آی گپ". panevesht. Archived from the original on 2018-03-06. Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  4. ^ "بررسی پیام رسان ایرانی و رمزنگاری شده "آی گپ"‌". digiato.
  5. ^ "چرا داشتن یک پیام‌رسان‌ داخلی متفاوت ضروری است؟ معرفی پیام‌رسان آی‌گپ". 1pezeshk. 10 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Messaging App iGap to Launch Voice Calls". financialtribune. 24 May 2017.
  7. ^ "آذری جهرمی به آی‌گپ پیوست / ترافیک پیام‌رسان‌های داخلی هنوز نیم‌بها نیست". tasnim.
  8. ^ "Appraisal of 6 Encrypted Messaging Applications". Financial Tribune. 2018-01-05. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  9. ^ "Iran Minister Says Calls Blocked for Security Reasons". Financial Tribune. 2017-06-13. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  10. ^ Khamenei.ir (2018-01-09). "حساب‌های رسمی KHAMENEI.IR در پیام‌رسان‌های داخلی". Retrieved 2018-01-10.
  11. ^ "آذری جهرمی به آی‌گپ پیوست / ترافیک پیام‌رسان‌های داخلی هنوز نیم‌بها نیست - اخبار تسنیم - Tasnim". خبرگزاری تسنیم - Tasnim (in Persian). Retrieved 2018-01-10.
  12. ^ Media, RooyeKhat. "The Communications and Information Technology Minister Just Joined iGap | iGap Blog". blog.igap.net. Archived from the original on 2018-01-12. Retrieved 2018-01-11.