RetroShare is a Open Source cross-platform, Friend-2-Friend 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.
RetroShare is the next generation sharing network, which provides:
- Reliable Identification and Authentication of your friends.
- Plus an Introduction Scheme which connects you to the friends of your friends, and facilitates network growth.
- Encrypted Communication, ensuring all shared information is known only to you and your peers.
- A Communication Platform which can potentially support services such as Secure Email, File Sharing, Streaming, Video or Voice over IP, Photos, Wall and Messaging
- A Decentralised Social Sharing Network designed **For the People** with no dependancies on any corporate system or central servers.