monocles apps

Use monocles privacy focused, secure, free and open source android apps optimized for the use with your monocles account.
use one of the world's most privacy-respecting, secure and ethical public search engines based on a highly modified meta-search engine. No one will ever know what you search nor show you ads. Protect your privacy and never become tracked again.
use monocles mail. One of the most secure and the most ethical public e-mail server, to exchange your electronic letters with high security standards on a encrypted mail server with additionally end-to-end encrypted mail storage.
use the most ethical chat, based on a secure, privacy focused and open international standard to quickly exchange with your family, friends and business contacts from any device with end-to-end encrypted messages. You can even make encrypted audio/video calls if needed!
use the monocles translator to privately and securely translate you texts without anyone ever knowing what you translated.
get the privacy friendly and secure alternative android launcher. Optimized for searching.

use monocles privacy focused, secure, free and open source android apps optimized for the use with your monocles account. Further app projects are in progress.

For companies, institutions and groups

We're offering solutions for ethical companies and groups too! Do you have an ecoconcious or ethical company and want to show your employers and customers you're taking care about the environment, security and privacy?
Just get in touch with us or just present you're company or institution on!

A monocles account

...includes all you need to communicate and work securely and ecofriendly without being tracked. So here is a simple and short summary of what you can get with a normal account.


Access to monocles ocean with plenty of additional functions and with at least 4 GB of storage for your documents and data. Optionally, more storage can be available.


A monocles e-mail account with 1 GB storage and a webclient to use it everywhere you are.
For sure you can generate pgp keys or use your own keys!


A monocles chat account with temporary storage for 2 month and access to a worldwide network. Accessible through our android app, through monocles interact or with many other xmpp clients on many platforms.

Video conference

With your monocles account you can make secure conferences through monocles ocean. Even public with everyone.

social network

Access to a privacy friendly and fair social network with millions of users through the platform mastodon. Just register with your monocles mail.

Web search

Though the monocles web search is free to use for everyone it is mentionable here nevertheless because you get the privacy respecting monocles webbrowser for android too!
sign up!


We need your help too

monocles is completely privately funded and therefore unabated by companies or organizations. To pay our bills and keep our services available and protect the ecosystem and your digital life we also need your help. We think it is much more important to take care of your privacy, security and the ecosystem than wasting money on entertainment or an unhealthy meal. Invest your money more ethically and use open source services and applications.

Please donate a litte to support this project or get a payed monocles account. Go open source!

donate / pay
Please pick one of the donation or payment methods
If you already signed up and didn't pay please send us the payment for at least 6 month for the full account (=24€) or for the starter account also for 6 month (=9€) together with your new monocles e-mail address in the reference. Without this reference we can't relate it and must handle it as donation.

more methods

Bank transfer

monocles c/o
Arne-Brün Vogelsang
IBAN: BE21 9671 7181 0103

Per letter

monocles c/o
Arne-Brün Vogelsang
Oberneulander Landstraße 172
28355 Bremen

VAT ID no.: DE338256822