WING Alternatives

    WING is described as 'open-source Wireless Mesh Networking platform aimed at hobbyists and enthusiasts'. There are more than 10 alternatives to WING for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, OpenWrt and BSD. The best alternative is GNUnet, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WING are cjdns (Free, Open Source), Freelan (Free, Open Source), LibreMesh (Free) and telehash (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 21, 2018

    1. 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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    2. Cjdns is a networking protocol and reference implementation, founded on the ideology that networks should be easy to set up, protocols should scale up smoothly, and security should be ubiquitous.


    3. A free, open-source, multi-platform, highly-configurable and peer-to-peer VPN software, designed to easily connect remote hosts and mainly focused on security and performance.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • OpenWrt
      • LEDE - Linux Embedded Development Environment
      LibreMesh is a set of modules extending the OpenWrt router distribution to create self-configuring wireless and wired mesh networks. By default it uses ad-hoc wifi networking and batman-adv, BMX as the routing daemons.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • JavaScript
      Encrypted private mesh-networking protocol.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Babel is a loop-avoiding distance-vector routing protocol for IPv6 and IPv4 with fast convergence properties.
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    4. Ninux is an Italian wireless network community with the goal of creating and expanding a free, open and experimental computer network. It uses the OLSR (Optimized Link State Routing) Protocol, an IP routing protocol optimized for mobile ad hoc networks.
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    5. The Phantom protocol is a system for decentralized anonymization of generic network traffic. It has been designed with the following main goals in mind: 1. Completely decentralized. 2. Maximum resistance against all kinds of DoS attacks.

      Discontinued

      No more updates on their website since 2011.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Digitatas is a digital tree, a sapling to give technology to children of the Digital Generation. Under Open Hardware licensing by Open_Sailing and openet.org.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • C++
      Ad-hoc wireless mesh-network suite that harnesses the power of everyday devices such as computers and smartphones to create a Democratic, Non-Centralized, Mesh Network.
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