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File Transfer ProtocolsA file is a series of bytes combined with attributes like file name, file
access descriptors, etc. As a series of bytes
converted to a string form and back, any protocol that allows to transfer
text is also a file transfer protocol(not to be confused with the
The list of file transfer protocols here is far from being complete.
File Sharing Software
In the context of the current section the creation of
connections is not considered File Sharing, unless the creation of the
point-to-point connections is a subtask of one-to-many publishing.
- Ares Galaxy is a Borland
Delphi 7 (Windows specific) project that depends on multiple closed source
- Hydranode is a C++ GPLv2
project that uses the Boost library.
- Phex is a Java project that is
horribly difficult to build due to the difficulty of satisfying its
- Shareaza is a Windows
specific GPL project.
- Tribler is an academic project
for getting millions of € grant money and is hopelessly broken.
- Vuze/Azureus BitTorrent client.
- XNap is a Java project under GPL.
- Xorro P2P