RShare

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RShare
RShare Logo.png
Developer(s) Lars Regensburger
Initial release 2006
Stable release 0.7.1.4 / January 31, 2007 (2007-01-31)
Development status Discontinued
Written in C#
Operating system Windows, Linux
Type File sharing, Anonymous peer to peer
License GNU General Public License
Website www.rshare.de (shut down in 2008)

RShare is an anonymising peer-to-peer file sharing system. It offers resistance to the analysis of who downloads or shares files, with strong encryption to resist traffic sniffing. The client is no longer developed or maintained, but the client's source base was used to create the StealthNet client for the RShare network protocol, which was stopped in March 2011.

Features[edit]

  • Search functionality and functions to comment on the quality of files.
  • Resumption of interrupted downloads.

Drawbacks[edit]

  • There is no technical documentation about the network protocol.
  • Anonymity is unproven.
  • The source code contains no documentation at all.

Clients for the RShare network[edit]

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