See also: Decentralized Clients | File sharing | Peer-To-Peer | openFT
SourceForge Page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/gift/
Acronym: (GNU/Generic) Internet File Transfer
- What is the giFT project? (http://gift.sourceforge.net/docs/?document=whatis.html)
giFT is a file sharing daemon that runs in the background and connects your system to multiple sharing networks. A lightweight protocol is used by clients to communicate with the giFT process, allowing the protocol code to be completely abstracted from the user interface.
Connects to the following networks:
There are already several GUI front-ends available for giFT for use under both Windows and Linux.
About the acronym: giFT used to mean ‘generic interface to FastTrack’ or ‘giFT isn’t FastTrack’, and then later was renamed to GNU Internet File Transfer and then to its current incarnation.
TakeDown.NET -> “GiFT”