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A curated list of decentralized, P2P (peer-to-peer), and distributed platforms and applications ("dapps").

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Bitcoin Markets

  • Bitcoin - Digital currency, with distributed ledger known as a "blockchain".
  • BitSquare - Bitcoin exchange
  • Lighthouse - Crowdfunding, using bitcoin multisig "smart contracts".
  • OpenBazaar - Marketplace, with store fronts and moderators.
  • P2Pool - Bitcoin mining pool.

Anonymity and Proxies

  • DarkWallet - Bitcoin wallet using stealth addresses and coinjoin for anonymity.
  • JoinMarket - Implementation of CoinJoin (bitcoin mixing for anonymity) with added incentive structure.
  • Freenet - Anonymous network with hidden services.
  • I2P - Anonymous network with hidden services.
  • Tor - Anonymous network proxy.


  • BitMessage - Anonymous encrypted message broadcasting.
  • Identifi - Distributed identity and reputation store.
  • RetroShare - Communication, messaging, and file sharing.
  • Streamium - Bitcoin paid streaming video broadcasting.
  • Tox - Instant messaging and video calling.
  • Twister - Microblogging (Twitter-like) application.

Content and Data

  • BitTorrent - Protocol for distributed file sharing
  • Blockstack - Toolset for decentralized applications.
  • IPFS - InterPlanetary File System, a distributed file system.
  • Secure Scuttlebutt - Distributed message feed network.
  • Tahoe-LAFS - Distributed cloud data storage.
  • WebTorrent - Browser torrent client using WebRTC.
  • WebRTC - W3C drafted standard for browser-to-browser data transfer.
  • ZeroNet - P2P web applications, based on bittorrent.

Alt-Coin Platforms

  • BitShares - Financial platform, using BitAssets.
  • Counterparty - Financial applications on bitcoin network, extended with XCP cryptocurrency.
  • Crypti - Application platform, with XCR cryptocurrency.
  • Ethereum - "Smart contract" platform, with Ether cryptocurrency.
  • Eris - Platform for consensus(blockchain) based applications.
  • MaidSafe - Distributed data, with SafeCoin cryptocurrency.
  • NXT - Financial platform, with NXT coin.
  • Namecoin - Fork of bitcoin, intended as a decentralized domain name registry.
  • Sia - Distributed data, with SiaCoin cryptocurrency.
  • Storj - Distributed data, with StorjCoin cryptocurrency.

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