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    Perfect Dark is described as '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' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are seven alternatives to Perfect Dark for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and OpenSSL. The best alternative is RetroShare, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Perfect Dark are GNUnet, Tribler, MuWire and Calypso.

    Perfect Dark is mainly a Torrent Client but alternatives to it may also be Video Chat Apps or Anonymizing Networks. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Perfect Dark.
    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2021
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    Perfect Dark is an anonymous peer to peer network which aims to become the #1 in Japan. You have to share at least 40...
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    1. 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 .
    2. 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.


    3. 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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      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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      MuWire is an easy to use file-sharing program which offers anonymity using I2P technology.
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    4. 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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      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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      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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      Latest version 0.5.1 released on April 23, 2007. See dates on http://mute-net.sourceforge.net/

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      Phex is a peer-to-peer file sharing client for the Gnutella network. It is free software and without spyware or adware. Phex is released under the GNU General Public License. Phex is based on Java technology and therefore available for many different systems that offer a Java 1.

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      Last stable update was in Feb 2009. See http://www.phex.org/mambo/

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