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Yggdrasil Alternatives

Yggdrasil is described as 'A proof-of-concept scalable IPv6 meshnet, featuring end-to-end encryption, a unique spanning tree routing algorithm and aiming to implement novel backpressure routing metrics' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Yggdrasil for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Tor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Yggdrasil are Windscribe, Psiphon, I2P and ZeroNet.

Yggdrasil alternatives are mainly VPN Services but may also be Anonymizing Networks or VPN Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Yggdrasil.
This page was last updated Jul 1, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD

A proof-of-concept scalable IPv6 meshnet, featuring end-to-end encryption, a unique spanning tree routing algorithm and...

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  1. Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security.

  2. Windscribe

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Windscribe is a desktop application and browser extension that work together to block ads and trackers, restore access to blocked content and help you safeguard your privacy online.



  3. Psiphon

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    At Psiphon we are committed to an open and accessible Internet. Psiphon Open Source is a stand-alone version of Psiphon software available for free download to anyone.

  4. The I2P network provides strong privacy protections for communication over the Internet. Many activities that would risk your privacy on the public Internet can be conducted anonymously inside I2P.

  5. ZeroNet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • gevent
    • Self-Hosted
    • NameCoin
    • Python
    • JavaScript

    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.



  6. 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.

  7. Orbot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Orbot is an open source Tor Proxy App for Android Phones. If the phone is rooted, it can even transparently route all phone internet traffic through the Tor network.

  8. Shadowsocks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • F-Droid

    A fast tunnel proxy that helps you bypass firewalls.

  9. Snowflake is a system to defeat internet censorship. People who are censored can use Snowflake to access the internet. Their connection goes through Snowflake proxies, which are run by volunteers.

  10. 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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