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OneSwarm was created because current popular peer-to-peer networks suffer from a lack of privacy. For applications like BitTorrent or Gnutella, sharing a file means exposing your behavior to anyone interested in monitoring it. OneSwarm is a new file sharing application developed by researchers at the University of Washington that improves privacy in peer-to-peer networks. Instead of communicating directly, sharing in OneSwarm is friend-to-friend; senders and receivers exchange data using multiple intermediaries in an overlay mesh. OneSwarm is built on (and backwards compatible with) BitTorrent, but includes numerous extensions to more...

What's New

Version 0.7:
  • Recognizing identical files in distinct swarms for faster downloads
  • Optional search keyword filtering
  • Support for queuing chat messages to offline friends, chat bugfixes and UI improvements (window resizing, persistent position)
  • Merged osf2f and gwtui plugins into the core jar -- eliminates the need for restarting twice during updates.
  • Rewritten group management -- more...


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FLASH1296 Member IconComment+297

I installed this version [0.6.2] on my MacBookPro.

Upon launch it crashes, quitting unceremoniously.

I wish for the days when I could run KDX as a P to P

Client / Server software package. Oh well.

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Version 0.6.2

If you are looking for a Hotline / Carracho / KDX replacement, then you might like the "Wired Client" and "Wired Server".

Doug Engelbart

Is KDX anonymous/ private/ secure? Can't you get sued easily by using KDX?

Leoofborg Member IconComment+377

'Decompiling'? So what? Just because they can see 'what' a program does does not mean they can circumvent the process.

It's like the internet. Just because you know how SSH works does not mean you can easily hack it. And this is by design.

I know, I know, do not feed the troll.

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Version 0.6

Yeah. Plus it's Open Source software anyway, so there's no point in decompiling it to look at the code. You can download the full source code from the website anyway.

Bugsman (I zap germs) Member IconComment+51
Bugsman (I zap germs)

The War on Terror government spooks just got their gold-plated job security in decompiling this!

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Version 0.5

Can you be more specific?

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Version 0.7
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Downloads 4,761
Version Downloads 1,438
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Date 19 Aug 2010
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
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