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MuWire Alternatives

MuWire is described as 'file-sharing application that works on top of I2P. It is inspired by the LimeWire Gnutella client, but it's completely anonymous' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to MuWire for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is RetroShare, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MuWire are eMule, GNUnet, FrostWire and Shareaza.

MuWire alternatives are mainly Torrent Clients but may also be Anonymizing Networks or YouTube Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MuWire.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

MuWire is a file-sharing application that works on top of I2P. It is inspired by the LimeWire Gnutella client, but it's...

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  1. RetroShare icon

    RetroShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • OpenSSL
    • OpenPGP
    94 alternatives to RetroShare 

    RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and .

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    1.  DecentralizedRetroShare is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Privacy focusedRetroShare is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionRetroShare has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  GPG EncryptionRetroShare supports GPG (aka GnuPG) for encryption of things like emails, messages, files, etc.
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  2. eMule icon

    eMule

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    23 alternatives to eMule 

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

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    GNUnet

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    52 alternatives to GNUnet 

    GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. A first service implemented on top of the networking layer allows anonymous censorship-resistant file-sharing.

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    1.  DecentralizedGNUnet is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    Besides command line tools, GNUnet provides a graphical user interface: gnunet-gtk. Here are some screenshots of gnunet-gtk and its features and ports.
    Search and download page with thumbnails (Windows XP, standard theme).
  4. FrostWire icon

    FrostWire

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Kindle Fire
    52 alternatives to FrostWire 

    FrostWire is a free, open source P2P BitTorrent file sharing application & cloud file downloader in one. It's a fork of LimeWire .

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    Warning

    On VirusTotal 26/66 AntiVirus flagged the installer as malicioushttps://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/75b209b3bb747037792b6c7a10a0a123fab23ed4ed17b937c240ddc45ff8f6ee/detection

    Bundleware

    As reported on VirusTotal, the installer contains Opencandy. Be careful during installation. https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/60a309e91ba1039c3527053867e0e210ff2e18628a01acc264d82430e6436889/analysis/

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  5. Shareaza icon

    Shareaza

    56 alternatives to Shareaza 

    Shareaza is the most luxurious and sophisticated file sharing system you'll find. It can harness the power of up to four separate peer-to-peer networks, including EDonkey2000, Gnutella, BitTorrent and Shareaza's native network, Gnutella2.

    Discontinued

    last updated: Sep 18th 2017, 19:11 GMThttps://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/File-Sharing/Shareaza.shtml

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  6. Tribler icon

    Tribler

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    42 alternatives to Tribler 

    Tribler is an application that enables its users to find, enjoy and share content. With content we mean video, audio, pictures, and much more. Tribler has three goals in helping you, the user: find, consume and share content.

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    1.  DecentralizedTribler is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    Warning

    Host's IP can be used as exit nodes: it means that if some other user downloads something illegal, you could be prosecuted because your IP appears! Even on Tribler official website, a Disclaimer states: "Do not put yourself in danger. Our anonymity is not yet mature. Tribler does not protect you against spooks and government agencies."

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  7. Calypso icon

    Calypso

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    138 alternatives to Calypso 

    Calypso, formerly Kommute, is a cross platfrom file sharing client using the anonymous network MUTE. Developped using C++ and Qt. For windows and linux, portable to other environments. You can try it by following the installation instructions below.

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    1.  PortableCalypso can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.24, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  8. WireShare icon

    WireShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    42 alternatives to WireShare 

    WireShare is a fork of the original LimeWire open source project.

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    Perfect Dark

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    7 alternatives to Perfect Dark 

    Perfect Dark is an anonymous peer to peer network which aims to become the #1 in Japan. You have to share at least 40 Gigabyte of your hard drive which is used for the networks exceptional storage system which works like a global RAID array.

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    MUTE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    14 alternatives to MUTE 

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

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    Discontinued

    Latest version 0.5.1 released on April 23, 2007. See dates on http://mute-net.sourceforge.net/

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