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Oct 22nd

Applications

  • Deltachat: Delta Chat is like Telegram or Whatsapp but without the tracking or central control. It doesn't have their own servers but uses the most massive and diverse open messaging system ever: the existing e-mail server network. Chat with anyone if you know their e-mail address, no need for them to install DeltaChat, all you need is a standard e-mail account.
  • Other

  • Solid: Solid was created by the inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Solid is a specification that lets people store their data securely in decentralized data stores called Pods. Pods are like secure personal web servers for your data. For developer resources, see Developer Resources. For a listing of some Solid applications, see Solid Applications.
  • Oct 14th

    Applications

  • Retroshare: Encrypted connections between you and your friends to create a network of computers, and provides various distributed services on top of it: forums, channels, chat, mail...
  • Oct 4th

    Applications

  • TheDistributedBay ☠️stars25: P2P rewrite of the Open Bay/Pirate Bay. It uses a completely distributed protocol to share entries between numerous nodes. This makes it nearly impossible to take down by seizure of servers. Each node contains a complete copy, and any changes are propagated through the network.
  • webcat ☠️stars424: P2P pipe across the web using webrtc that uses Github private/public key for authentication and a signalhub for discovery. Can send text or files.
  • Airsharestars538: CLI tool and module for transferring data between 2 machines in a local network, P2P, using Multicast-DNS. Works completely offline. communities with auditable moderation and mod elections.
  • Agregorestars340: A minimalistic web browser that supports multiple peer-to-peer protocols and is extensible with standard WebExtensions.
  • airpaste ☠️stars793: A 1-1 network pipe that auto discovers other peers using mdns. Can send text or files.
  • Friendicastars992: Decentralised communications platform that integrates social communication. Connect effortlessly to a federated communications network of several thousand servers, with more than half a million users. Directly connect to anyone on Friendica, Mastodon, Diaspora, GnuSocial, Pleroma, or Hubzilla, regardless of where each user profile is hosted.
  • LFstars849: Fully decentralized fully replicated key/value store. Fully decentralized means anyone can run a node without obtaining special permission, and all nodes are effectively equal. Fully replicated means every node stores all data.
  • ShareDrop ☠️stars5.2k: Clone of Apple AirDrop service. Allows transferring files directly between devices, without having to upload them to any server first.
  • Oct 3rd

    Applications

  • SimpleX chatstars177: A decentralized terminal-based chat (a mobile app coming soon) with a focus on users’ privacy. It doesn't use any global user identities (not even random IDs), supports groups and sending files.
  • Aug 27th

    Applications

  • Hubzilla: General purpose platform for creating interconnected websites featuring a decentralized identity, communications, and permissions framework built using common webserver technology.
  • Aug 17th

    Applications

  • ipfs-chatstars41: Terminal-based, secure chatrooms using IPFS. Works over both LAN and internet (includes NAT traversal). Supports private-messaging and file/directory sharing.
  • Aug 9th

    Applications

  • Vdo.Ninjastars1.3k: 100% free; no downloads; no personal data collection; no sign-in, cutting edge Peer-to-Peer forwarding technology that offers privacy and ultra-low latency
  • Jul 21st

    Applications

  • Noms ☠️stars7.5k: Versioned, forkable, syncable decentralized database, philosophically descendant from the Git version control system. Nobody is working on this right now.
  • Jun 23rd

    Applications

  • Cryptorstars28: Overlay P2P network that values your privacy and anonymity above all else. Packages and some clients included.
  • Jun 2nd

    Applications

  • Pollenstars2: A decentralized messaging service that functions without any internet or mesh connection. Written in Python.
  • May 28th

    Applications

  • Dropub ☠️: Share files for free on the internet. It's like Dropbox meets BitTorrent.
  • Friends ☠️stars3.1k: P2P chat powered by the web. This project is alpha quality.
  • Hyperpadstars186: Peer-to-peer collaborative text editor.
  • instant.iostars2.9k: Streaming file transfer over WebTorrent (torrents on the web).
  • IPFS bin ☠️stars129: Pastebin application for sharing code and text documents to other people.
  • IPFS Desktopstars3.6k: A native application to run your own IPFS Node.
  • iWant ☠️stars277: Commandline tool for searching and downloading files in LAN network, without any central server.
  • ORC ☠️: Onion Routed Cloud, a decentralized, anonymous, file storage platform. It uses the Tor network.
  • Peertransfer ☠️stars261: Send a file p2p and e2e encrypted using nothing but your browser.
  • YaCy: Free distributed search engine, built on principles of P2P networks.
  • Aetherstars1k: P2P ephemeral public communities. Open source, self-governing
  • Mar 21st

    Applications

  • Cactus Comments: Federated comment system for the open web built on Matrix.
  • Mar 14th

    Other

  • DataTokenstars17: A decentralized access control system for off-chain data sharing and monetization. Its vision is to make the data flows more transparent, by returning data ownership to its owners while maintaining the computability of data.
  • Mar 6th

    Applications

  • Ferment ☠️stars1k: P2P audio publishing and streaming application. Like SoundCloud but decentralized. Built using SSB + Webtorrent.
  • Mar 4th

    Applications

  • Hardbinstars188: Encrypted pastebin using IPFS.
  • Other

  • ArcBlock: ArcBlock is a decentralized developer platform that simplifies the development of DApps, DLT and Blockchains.
  • Nov 12th, 2020

    Applications

  • Mobilizon: A federated tool that helps you find, create and organise events.
  • Jul 20th, 2020

    Applications

  • Element (formerly Riot): Collaboration client for the web. Chat, VOIP video, file transfer, end-to-end crypto.
  • reep.io ☠️: Transfer files directly to another browser, your peer will be able to download the file directly from you.
  • Mar 26th, 2020

    Applications

  • Bertystars5.1k: secure peer-to-peer messaging app that works with or without internet access, cellular data or trust in the network.
  • Feb 20th, 2020

    Applications

  • Cabalstars694: P2P community offline-first chat platform.
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  • Aug 20th, 2019

    Applications

  • Philes: A simple IPFS-powered decentralized notepad app.
  • Jul 17th, 2019

    Applications

  • Jami: Free and universal communication platform which preserves the user's privacy and freedoms. Desktop and mobile apps for text messaging, video and audio calls, file transfer, video conferencing.
  • Jul 14th, 2019

    Applications

  • crocstars17.4k: Easily and securely send files and folders from one computer to another in command line.
  • norcalstars106: P2P command-line calendar in Node.js. Can sync, link, embed, and edit offline.
  • twtxtstars36: Decentralized microblogging platform "for hackers" based on text files. The user is "followed" and "mentioned" by referencing the URL to their twtxt.txt file and a nickname.
  • Jun 29th, 2019

    Applications

  • SocialHome: Federated personal profile with social networking functionality. Users can create rich content using Markdown and even HTML/JS/CSS. All content can be pinned to the user profile and all content will federate to contacts in the federated social web.
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  • Jun 28th, 2019

    Applications

  • Pleroma: Federated social networking server built on open protocols. It is compatible with GNU Social, Mastodon, and many other ActivityPub and OStatus implementations.
  • Dec 9th, 2018

    Applications

  • Mastodon: Social networking, back in your hands. Follow friends, discover new ones. Publish anything you want: links, pictures, text, video. A platform that is community-owned and ad-free.
  • Aug 6th, 2018

    Applications

  • Handshake: Decentralized, permissionless naming protocol compatible with DNS where every peer is validating and in charge of managing the root zone with the goal of creating an alternative to existing Certificate Authorities.
  • Orionstars118: Easy to Use, Inter Planetary File System (IPFS) desktop client.
  • May 12th, 2018

    Applications

  • FilePizzastars3.6k: Free peer-to-peer file transfers in your browser.
  • nuTorrent ☠️stars225: A Pure Javascript BitTorrent Client. Built with Electron and React.
  • LCVPNstars459: Light decentralized VPN in golang.
  • Meshbirdstars3.4k: Meshbird enables distributed private networking across geographically dispersed datacenters.
  • May 5th, 2018

    Applications

  • NewNodestars250: Decentralized Content Distribution Network (dCDN).
  • Ticktackstars56: Decentralized social platform for people to share knowledge and exchange value, with P2P messaging encrypted feature. Built on top of Secure Scuttlebutt (SSB).
  • Apr 22nd, 2018

    Applications

  • PeerTubestars9.9k: Video streaming platform using BitTorrent directly in the web browser, with WebTorrent and Angular. Demo server at peertube.cpy.re.
  • Apr 17th, 2018

    Applications

  • AKASHA: A Next-Generation Social Media Network. Powered by the Ethereum world computer. Embedded into the Inter-Planetary File System.
  • Patchworkstars3.5k: Decentralized messaging and sharing app built on top of Secure Scuttlebutt (SSB). Another alternative interface is Patchbaystars344.
  • Syncthing-GTKstars1.1k: GUI for Syncthing - a continuous file synchronization program.
  • Apr 3rd, 2018

    Applications

  • OnionShare: Open source tool that lets you securely and anonymously share a file of any size.
  • Nov 7th, 2017

    Applications

  • Open Bazaar: Decentralized network for P2P commerce online - using Bitcoin - that has no fees and no restrictions.
  • WebTorrent Desktop: WebTorrent Desktop is for streaming torrents. It connects to both BitTorrent and WebTorrent peers.
  • Sep 16th, 2017

    Other

  • Blockply: Blockply is a collection of the most interesting & outstanding Blockchain projects.
  • Sep 14th, 2017

    Applications

  • Demonsaw: Secure and anonymous information sharing application that makes security simple and gives you back control of your data.
  • Ricochet: Different approach to instant messaging that doesn’t trust anyone in protecting your privacy. It uses the Tor network.
  • Tox: Instant messaging application, without central servers. The system is distributed, peer-to-peer, and end-to-end encrypted.
  • Feb 20th, 2017

    Applications

  • Steem: Blockchain-based social media platform where anyone can earn rewards.
  • Beaker: Experimental browser. It adds new technologies for Peer-to-Peer applications while staying compatible with the rest of the Web.
  • CacheP2Pstars859: highly distributed cache platform based on WebTorrent and runs only in the browser.
  • Roll-Call: Free and reliable audio calls for everyone w/ browser P2P.
  • Storj: Blockchain-based, end-to-end encrypted, distributed object storage, where only you have access to your data.
  • Feb 3rd, 2017

    Applications

  • Diasporastars12.9k: A privacy-aware, distributed, open source social network. Main pod is at Diasp.eu.
  • Feb 1st, 2017

    Applications

  • Orbitstars1.6k: Distributed, serverless, peer-to-peer chat application on IPFS.
  • Jan 25th, 2017

    Other

  • Blockstack: The new decentralized internet. Platform for application development with built in decentralized DNS.
  • okTurtles: DNSChain = Secure Blockchain Access and BlockchainID = decentralized web login.
  • Cryptosphere: Open-source P2P web application platform for decentralized, privacy-preserving software which keeps users in control of their own content.
  • Applications

  • Bitmessage: P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers.
  • I2P: Anonymous network, exposing a simple layer that applications can use to anonymously and securely send messages to each other.
  • MaidSafe: Decentralized internet and app infrastructure which rewards users for participating in the network.
  • Jan 24th, 2017

    Applications

  • Neocities: Geocities-style websites, but decentralized.
  • ZeroNet: Open, free and uncensorable websites, using Bitcoin cryptography and BitTorrent network. Uncensored, no hosting costs, always accessible.
  • Dat desktop appstars648: Decentralized data tool for distributing data small and large.
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