The Electron application implementing my project Tanglestash
You can download the application directly from GitHub. It is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. Get the latest release v2.1.0 right here.
- Works on Windows, macOS and Linux
- Persist any data onto the tangle of IOTA
- Retrieve data that was persisted with this application beforehand
- Optionally encrypt your data with a password (via AES)
- Store a whole file without any prior conversion
After starting the application you might first want to setup your node provider.
This is pre-set to
localhost which means that you would need to run
IRI (the node software) on your own computer.
A tutorial to setup a node can be found here: https://iota.readme.io/v1.2.0/docs/install-iri or http://iota.partners/
Although, the easier way is to use a node providing service for the public from here: https://iota.dance/nodes
After setting everything up you can either start retrieving a file that was persisted in the past using its
Entry Hash or persist a new file onto the tangle!
Entry Hash to test the application. It's an image so you need to save it as a
.jpg file. It's not encrypted.
I know that primarily the persisting to the tangle is painfully slow compared to a traditional HTTP upload.
Keep in mind though that this project is more of a proof-of-concept rather than a finished product.
The reason that it takes so long is mainly the current speed of the PoW, which might get faster in the future with new techniques.
If you like this application and want to support it, you can of course donate some IOTA