Sharing files via a BitTorrent network is not without risks. This allows others to easily behind your ip address to come by, for example, files to offer and to follow by whom it is to be downloaded. In addition, files that you share with everyone in the network, even when you only want to make available for friends.
These two problems are (partially) solved by making use of the free BitTorrent client OneSwarm.
OneSwarm is free P2P software that is aimed at protecting the privacy of the users. The program was developed by the University of Washington that has previously BitTyrant released.
OneSwarm is based on BitTorrent and can be more than just files publicly, share and download. With the function of that friend-to-friend sharing (F2F) is called can files with all the friends within the network or only with selected friends to be shared.
To the identity of the users to hide all data via various intermediaries sent and received. This is the privacy of both the sender and the recipient are guaranteed.
The user interface is web-based and supports real-time encoding of many audio and video formats so you media files directly within the browser can play.
This BitTorrent client is in the first place suitable for you when you need your privacy to be of paramount importance. In the second place, if you have friends to select which files to be shared instead of public for everyone on the network. There must, however, be pointed out that, OneSwarm, no absolute privacy guarantee. There are different ways in which others may try to sit behind your IP address. However, this is much difficult than all the other BitTorrent clients.
OneSwarm has the following characteristics:
You can free download OneSwarm and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86) from the official site.
Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook
OS: Professional, Enterprise, Education, Home Edition, versions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809