RetroShare is an Open source cross-platform, private and secure peer to peer file sharing and decentralized communication platform, where User can securely chat and share files with your friends and family, using a web-of-trust to authenticate peers and OpenSSL to encrypt all your communication.
it’s an next generation sharing network and communication platform, which provide private Peer to Peer (P2P) Network that allows you to share information with only the friends you are selected, actually it’s an private Instant Messenger for Friends-to-Friends Network.
it provide reliable Identification and Authentication for your trusted friends (RSA-Keys) because you connect directly and encrypted only to your trusted friends, it is a fast and safe transfer of files. No other open and server less Instant Messenger has such enhanced File sharing capabilities like you find in RetroShare.
It also have a decentralized communication platform which can potentially support services such as Secure Email, File Sharing, Video or Voice over IP and Messaging .
Features of RetroShare
- Server less, encrypted Chat & File transfer
- Multiple simultaneous downloads / uploads
- Easy to Search Friends
- Messages and Forums
- UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support
- GnuPG Authentication and OpenSSL Encryption
- Plugins support
- Graphical User Interface written with Qt4 toolkit
- System tray integration