StealthNet

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  • Version: 0.8.7.9
  • Publisher: www.stealthnet.de
  • File Size: 1.4 MB
  • Date: Mar 17, 2011
  • License: Freeware
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Free Download StealthNet 0.8.7.9

StealthNet is based on the original RShare client and has been enhanced by a developer team who consists of Planet Peer community members. In comparison with the current RShare client StealthNet offers a lot of new features like download resuming (interrupted downloads can be resumed), multilanguage support, a search filter for several file types and much more.
In the early stages StealthNet was known as RShare Community Edition (RShare CE). However, due to several reasons we had to rename this project to its new name StealthNet. This is the reason why the RShare forums on the Planet Peer Board also have been renamed to RShare/StealthNet.
Both clients are open source and source code is available. They are released under the GPL.

Features:
* Swarming
* Download Resuming allows resuming of interrupted downloads
* Allows to add and remove files and directories in realtime
* Multi-language user interface
* Search filter for file types
* Point-to-Point traffic encryption with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
* Strong file hashes based on SHA-512 algorithm
* Easy to use without any bells and whistles, even for beginners
* Multi-source downloads
* Anti-flodding measures are in place to prevent sabotage of the RShare network like flooding with useless data packets
* Text mode client for systems with Mono support like Linux, OSX and others is available
* Supported Languages: English, French, German, Italian.
* Requires: <a href="www.softsea.com/Microsoft-NET-Framework-x-Final_program_16026.html" target="_blank">Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0</a>.
* Whats New in version 0.8.7.2:
* Mac OS X related bug fixed
* BETA-notice removed
* Language translations added/changed
* "PCE" exceptions removed
* Upstream calculation fixed
* Writing of onlinesignature.xml corrected
* Download file name bug fixed
* Fixed some bugs in the new collections
* Fixed high CPU usage
* Fixed SearchDB
* All tabs checked
* Reviewed iformation dialoges
* If StealthNet crashes the xml files will be no more corrupt (0 bytes)
* Added more keyboard shortcuts to search
* Fixed double hashing of recently downloaded files
* Fixed frozen GUI during hashing of completed download
* Fixed right click behavior on DataGridViews
* The common TextBox context menu will be shown in SearchTab
* Using of floating point for downstream and upstream
* Added keyboard shortcuts to search for ".mp3" and so on
* ShareManager partial rewritten
* Down- and Upstream meassurement of Down- and Uploads implemented
* Sending of Command7A improved
* Re-implemented the feature of Auto-Moving
* BZ 106 fixed
* SectorsMap will be only written if HasInformation is true
* Changed settings will be saved after closing the preferences dialog
* Downloads queue and writing of downloads.xml rewritten
* Maked GUI "more threadsafe"

Advantages over other anonymous P2P networks
As a matter of course StealthNet is not the only client for anonymous file sharing. There are a lot of others available, like ANts or MUTE. However, StealthNet has one important advantage: In comparison with its competitors it is under _active_ development by a developer team and feature requests from the community are incorporated.
Some more advantages are:
1. Straightforward handling, even for beginners: Install, enable port forwarding and you are good to go! Anonymous P2P can t be easier
2. Modern and user-friendly graphical user interface (GUI): Due to a GUI similar to eMule users are able to work in no time with StealthNet
3. Fast file transfers: As measured by the fact that StealthNet is an anonymous P2P client it has great download rates, especially when it comes to small files (depends on several factors)
4. Has anti-flood-measure in place to avoid network sabotage like flooding the network with useless data packets or so
5. Command line client for systems with Mono support like Linux, OSX and so on is available

Why should one use StealthNet instead of eDonkey & co.?
That s pretty simple. StealthNet was primarily developed with strong anonymity and security in mind. It offers a great level of protection which other networks lacks of. In comparion with regular P2P networks like eDonkey it is nearly impossible to locate users who provide content within the RShare network. The complete traffic within the network is encrypted by approved and popular encryption techniques and downloads are routed through several other nodes so nobody can correlate what s going on between the nodes.

The license of this software is Freeware, you can free download and free use this file sharing software.

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