retroshare provides a private P2P file sharing software.
Retroshare is a cross-platform private P2P sharing program. It lets you share securely to your friends, using a web-of-trust to authenticate peers and OpenSSL to encrypt all communication. RetroShare provides filesharing, chat, messages, and channels.
Here are some key features of "retroshare":
· A Private Peer to Peer Network which allows you to share information with only the people you want to.
· Reliable Identification and Authentication of your friends.
· Plus an Introduction Scheme which connects you to the friends of your friends, and facilitates network growth.
· Encrypted Communication, ensuring all shared information is known only to you and your peers.
· A Communication Platform which can potentially support services such as Secure Email, File Sharing, Video or Voice over IP and Messaging
· A Decentralised Social Sharing Network designed **For the People**
· with no dependancies on any corporate system or central servers.
What's New in This Release:
· First release with Web of Trust Authentication!
· Downloads are automatically resumed
· New Directory search interface.
- New features (DHT, Channels, Network View)
- Improved stability w.r.t. previous version 0.5.0g"
- Added lots of improvements, check for details svn log entrys