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    Beaker browser Alternatives

    Beaker browser is described as 'Beaker is a an experimental peer-to-peer web browser based on Hyper protocol. It's licensed MIT, and supports plugins for adding new protocols and Web APIs' and is an app in the Development category. There are seven alternatives to Beaker browser for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is IPFS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Beaker browser are ZeroNet (Free, Open Source), Freenet (Free, Open Source), Hypercore Protocol (Free, Open Source) and Solid (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2021

    1. IPFS is a global, versioned, peer-to-peer filesystem. It combines good ideas from Git, BitTorrent, Kademlia, SFS, and the web. It is like a single bittorrent swarm, exchanging git objects. IPFS provides an interface as simple as the HTTP web, but with permanence built in.
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    2. ZeroNet uses cryptography (Bitcoin library) and BitTorrent DHT (centralized trackers) to build a distributed censorship-resistant network.

      Discontinued

      The last release is from September 2019.

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    3. Freenet is free software which lets you anonymously share files, browse and publish "freesites" (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums, without fear of censorship.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      • JavaScript
      Hypercore Protocol is a peer-to-peer data network built on the Hypercore logs. Hypercores are signed, append-only logs. They're like lightweight blockchains without the consensus algorithm.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Solid (derived from "social linked data") is a proposed set of conventions and tools for building decentralized Web applications based on Linked Data principles.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      The most known form of internet. The world wide web.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Hosting for the peer-to-peer Web. Keep your files online, even when your computer is turned off.
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