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RetroShare

RetroShare 0.6.1

Open Source, cross-platform application that offers secure chat and file sharing features.

Download options:
Windows/macOS/Linux
Freeware
20.4 MB
2,405
4.3/5 from 3 votes

RetroShare is a Open Source cross-platform, private and secure decentralised communication platform. It lets you to securely chat and share files with your friends and family, using a web-of-trust to authenticate peers and OpenSSL to encrypt all communication. RetroShare provides filesharing, chat, messages, forums and channels.

Features:

  • Serverless, encrypted Chat & Filetransfer
  • Multiple simultaneous downloads / uploads
  • Search Friends
  • Messages
  • Forums
  • UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support
  • GnuPG Authentication
  • OpenSSL Encryption
  • Plugins support
  • Graphical User Interface written with Qt4 toolkit
  • System tray integration

Notice: Under Windows you must install GPG4Win v1.1.4; RetroShare requires it without you can't create your RetroShare Key. The win32 installer automatically installs it, but you will need to first remove any more recent version of gpg4win.

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