Alternatives to RetroShare for all platforms with any license

  • Deluge icon


    Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux libtorrent Python

  • Tox icon


    Send messages, files, create groups and make Tox to Tox audio and video calls. Securely.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... BSD

  • I2P icon


    The I2P network provides strong privacy protections for communication over the Internet. Many activities that would risk your privacy...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

  • Tixati icon


    Tixati is a peer-to-peer file sharing program that uses the popular BitTorrent protocol. This protocol allows many peers to form a...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

  • Vuze icon


    Vuze is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android Chrome

  • eMule icon

    eMule Discontinued

    eMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing application for Microsoft Windows. Connects to the eDonkey network and the Kad network.

    Open Source Windows

  • BitTorrent icon


    BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer program developed by Bram Cohen and BitTorrent, Inc. used for uploading and downloading files via the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet

  • Ring icon


    Ring is a secure and distributed voice, video and chat communication platform that requires no centralized server and leaves the power...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

  • rTorrent icon


    rtorrent is a BitTorrent client for ncurses, using the libtorrent library. The client and library is written in C++ with emphasis on...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Tribler icon


    Tribler is an application that enables its users to find, enjoy and share content. With content we mean video, audio, pictures, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Soulseek icon


    Soulseek® is a unique ad-free, spyware free, and just plain free file sharing application. One of the things that makes...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • Bitmessage icon


    Bitmessage is a P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers. It is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Halite icon


    Halite (named after the mineral) is a C++ BitTorrent client based on the excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. The...

    Open Source Windows libtorrent

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    Riot (formerly Vector) is an opensource interoperable app running on Web, iOS and Android. It is built around chat rooms, both public...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad Self-Hosted Chrome ... Safari Firefox

  • KTorrent icon


    KTorrent is a bittorrent application for KDE which allows you to download files using the BitTorrent protocol. It enables you to run...

    Open Source Linux

  • aMule icon


    aMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing application that works with the EDonkey network and the Kad Network.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • GNUnet icon


    GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. A first...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • FilePizza icon


    Open source application used to transfer file via WebRTC and WebTorrent. Open the website, select a file and get given a link to send...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Torchat icon

    Torchat Discontinued

    TorChat is a peer to peer instant messenger with a completely decentralized design, built on top of Tor's location hidden...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Upload your files anonymously and free on It allows hotlinking, 250 MB filesize limit, and unlimited bandwidth.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • MLDonkey icon

    MLDonkey Discontinued

    MLDonkey is an open source, multi-protocol, peer-to-peer file sharing application that runs as a back-end server application on many...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Bit Chat icon

    Bit Chat

    Technitium Bit Chat is a secure, peer-to-peer (p2p), open source instant messenger designed to provide end-to-end encryption. It can...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Ricochet icon


    Anonymous instant messaging for real privacy

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Twister icon


    twister is the fully decentralized P2P (Peer-to-peer) microblogging platform leveraging from the free software implementations of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Ares icon


    Ares is a free open source file sharing program that enables users to share any digital file including images, audio, video, software...

    Open Source Windows

  • EiskaltDC++ icon


    EiskaltDC++ is a program for UNIX-like systems that uses the Direct Connect and ADC protocol. It is compatible with other DC clients...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

  • Demonsaw icon


    Demonsaw is the next leap in the evolution of a free Internet, and the debut of social cryptography. Demonsaw is designed to protect...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • OneSwarm icon

    OneSwarm Discontinued

    Supports both bittorrent protocol and a friend-to-friend version of the same protocol which in most situations makes you anonymous.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Echoplexus icon

    Echoplexus Discontinued

    Echoplexus is an anonymous, web-based, IRC-like chatting platform that makes its best effort to respect your privacy. It allows you to...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

  • Anomos icon

    Anomos Discontinued

    Anomos is a pseudonymous, encrypted multi-peer-to-peer file distribution protocol. It is based on the peer/tracker concept of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Calypso icon

    Calypso Discontinued

    Calypso, formerly Kommute, is a cross platfrom file sharing client using the anonymous network MUTE. Developped using C++ and Qt. For...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • MUTE icon


    MUTE File Sharing is a peer-to-peer network that provides easy search-and-download functionality while also protecting your privacy.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Stealthnet icon


    StealthNet is based on the original RShare client and has been enhanced by a developer team who consists of Planet Peer community...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Opera Unite icon

    Opera Unite Discontinued

    Opera Unite is an extensible framework that allows for several web services (referred to as "Applications") to be hosted...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

RetroShare Comments

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Comment by Venom88
about RetroShare and WASTE, Torchat, GNUnet Dec 2013

I think the most similar apps to RetroShare could be: