Useful resources for using IPFS and building things on top of it
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Useful resources for using IPFS and building things on top of it

This list is for projects, tools, or pretty much any things related to IPFS that are totally awesome. This is for products which are already awesome - if you have plans for cool stuff to do with IPFS, you should build it, and then link it here. If you have an idea for an awesome thing to do with IPFS, a good place to ask about it might be in ipfs/apps or ipfs/notes.

Table of Contents

Use Cases


  • Beaker Browser - An experimental P2P browser that can view files over HTTP, IPFS, and Dat.
  • beets - Beets has a plugin which allows for easy sharing of music libraries using IPFS
  • Boards - Distributed social platform that runs in the browser. GitHub
  • Cohort - A golang app to preset a threejs interface and get all of its assets out of IPFS.
  • git-ipfs-rehost - A script to rehost your git repos in ipfs.
  • Global Upload - File transportation service for IPFS, upload files to the future of distributed web.
  • HydrusNetwork - A booru-style media tagging application with a multitude of features, recently added basic ipfs support.
  • Interplanetary Wiki - Wiki built on top of IPFS
  • InterPlanetary Wayback - Web Archive (WARC) indexing and replay using IPFS.
  • IPFS Event Drop - An app that allows for improved visualization of ipfs events.
  • ipfs-search - Search engine for files and directories on IPFS.
  • ipfs-share - Pastebin/Image host/File sharing application
  • ipfs-userscript - Browser userscript for redirecting links to your local gateway. This should work on any browser that hasn’t had an extension written for it yet and has support for userscripts.
  • - Upload and share pics. GitHub
  • IPFSBin - Pastebin clone build. GitHub
  • - Pandoc-based markup editor/previewer/converter, ported to IPFS. Example
  • Orbit - Distributed, peer-to-peer chat application on IPFS.
  • Playback - IPFS playback support. This allows casting a video in IPFS to a Chromecast.

Single page Webapps

These are narrowly-scoped, little JS "apps" deployed through IPFS.


  • cachewarmer - Donate ipfs gateways to cache other people's content
  • git-remote-ipfs - push/pull repositories from/to IPFS
  • http2ipfs - This is a simple webtool to add URLs to an IPFS node.
  • ipcat - 🐈 Retrieve IPFS object data and send it to stdout.
  • ipfs-chrome-extension - Chrome extension to redirect traffic to local gateway
  • ipfs-firefox-addon - Firefox addon to provide access to IPFS via local gateway
  • ipfs-linux-service - IPFS Linux Init Daemon
  • ipfs-paste - Paste stdin and clipboard to IPFS
  • ipfs-screencap - Capture screenshots, publish them to IPFS, and copy the link to the clipboard.
  • ipfscrape - Scrape a webpage with all assets and put it in IPFS
  • ipget - 📡 wget for IPFS: retrieve files over IPFS and save them locally.
  • ipscend - Tool for hosting web apps and static websites in IPFS
  • pinbot - Pin content via IRC
  • ipfs-mount - Mount IPFS as a mapped drive on Windows



Articles and Press

Articles independently hosted on IPFS



Please add (or remove) stuff from this list if you see anything awesome! Open an issue or a PR.

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