Foxmail

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Web site: www.foxmail.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Unknown
First release: 2001 ?
Rating:  star  star  star

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Foxmail – a freeware email client originally written by Zhang Xiaolong, an alumnus of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan. Foxmail was acquired in 2005 by Tencent Holdings.

Main features of Foxmail are:
– address book, which we can add detailed information about contacts
– calendar to support reminder system
– RSS feed reader allows you to add your favorite channels
– anti-spam filter with a built-in Bayesian algorithm, can remember keywords when recognizing spam
– supports POP3, MAPI, SMTP and IMAP servers
– supports HTML formatting
– supports SSL standard

Cleancode eMail

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Web site: github.com/deanproxy/eMail
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Solaris, UNIX-like
License: GPL
Interface: CLI
Programing language: ?
First release: September 2001
Rating:  star  star

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Cleancode eMail (or eMail, or Encrypted Mail) – a simply, command line SMTP client. eMail is designed that will send email via the command line to remote smtp servers or use ‘sendmail’ internally, and fully interact with GNUPG to encrypt and sign your e-mails.

Some of its features are:
– supports attachments with email
– allows SMTP AUTH
– MIME attachments
– an address book
– encryption of both transport (via TLS) and message (via PGP)
– digital signatures (via PGP)

The project developer is Dean Jones.

GNUMail

GNUMail

Web site: www.collaboration-world.com/gnumail/ (not active)
Category: Network
Subcategory: E-mail Clients
Platform: Cross-platform
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Objective-C
First release: 2001
Rating:  star  star  star

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GNUMail – an official GNUstep mail application and a clone of NeXT’s Mail.app. This is a fork of the original project that has several years without activity.

It uses the GNUstep development framework (or Apple Cocoa, which is based on the OpenStep specification provided by NeXT, Inc.).

Features:
– Supported protocols: POP3 (with APOP support), IMAP4 and UNIX; SMTP
– Supports TLS with all protocols
– Mail spool file support for receiving
– File formats for local saving: Maildir, Berkeley mbox
– Filters for incoming and outgoing mail which support regular expressions
– Thread Arcs for email thread visualization and navigation
– Find Panel supporting regular expressions
– Ability to add custom mailheaders
– Native support for PGP/GPG encryption

The project developers:
– 2001-2003 Ludovic Marcotte, Ujwal S. Sathyam, Jonathan B. Leffert, Francis Lachapelle and others
– 2003-2007 Ludovic Marcotte, Ujwal S. Sathyam
– 2011-2018 German Arias, Yavor Doganov, Sebastian Reitebnach, Riccardo Mottola and others

Lunascape

Lunascape

Web site: www.lunascape.tv
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, OS X, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: October 2001
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Lunascape – free web browser that has been downloaded a total of more than 20 million times by users in 196 different countries. This cutting-edge, highly customizable web browser is designed to achieve the optimal browsing experience both at work and at home.

Features:
– Triple Engine – the three most popular rendering engines (Trident, Gecko, WebKit) have been integrated in a single browser.
– High-speed browsing – built on independently developed technology, Lunascape6 is faster than other browsers that use the Gecko engine.
– Engine auto-switch – you can specify which engine any given page should open with. Registering your favorite site in the Engine Auto-Switch.
– Keep your favorite browser settings – to control the behavior of your favorite rendering engine, go to the engine settings screen via the “Engine options…” button in Lunascape Settings.
– Gecko add-on support – it supports add-ons of Internet Explorer and Gecko (Firefox), plus add-ons made specifically for Lunascape, all in a single browser.
– Tab Lock and Shift Lock – you can “fix” any tab with a pin like in Firefox, to prevent it from closing.
– Cascade view – lets you display the contents of all tabs side by side in the same window.
– Versatile tab menu – it displays web pages in tabs, each of which comes equipped with a comprehensive menu available by right-clicking on the tab title.
– Full screen and Large screen modes.
– Display your tabs in multiple rows – the multi-row tab bar which displays your tabs on as many rows as required, while retaining the width of individual tabs. If you prefer you can of course specify that all tabs be kept in a single row.
– Automatic backups – automatically backs up your settings for you, including bookmarks, history, plugins etc.
– Customize mouse actions – you can assign any of up to 200 commands to mouse gestures such as double-click, wheel-click, left+right-click, etc.
– Luna ID coordination – register a personal Luna ID to enjoy social bookmark services like Gaia.
– Synchronize your bookmarks – you can sync your Lunascape bookmarks with iLunascape as well as Firefox via our FirefoxSync compatible feature Online Bookmarks.
– Mouse gestures – comes with complete support for mouse gestures.
– High-end search engines – provides a default set of search engines including Amazon, saving you the trouble of looking up the most popular search sites by hand.
– Skins – Lunascape users have created a large repository of skins available to install and use for free by anyone.
– Ticker – displays headlines from major news sites, automatically cycling through a predefined list of sources.
– Delete your personal data when exiting Lunascape – to protect your privacy on, e.g., a shared system, you can choose to always delete all your personal data every time you exit Lunascape.
– Block unwanted URLs – makes this easy by letting you specify which URLs should be blocked.
– Switch user agent – allows you to switch user agent to change the appearance of pages so as to appear the same as in other browsers.

Adium

Adium

Web site: www.adium.im
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messenger, IRC Clients
Platform: OS X
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Objective-C, Cacao
First release: September 28, 2001
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Adium – a free and open source instant messaging application for Mac OS X that can connect to AIM, XMPP (Jabber), ICQ, IRC and more. Based on the libpurple protocol library, Adium can connect you to any number of messaging accounts on any combination of supported messaging services (see further down for the list) and then chat with other people using those services.

The main features of Adium are:
– Open Source, so everyone can see how Adium works and help improve it.
– Support for a wide range of different Instant Messaging services
– A delightful UI: Tabbed chat windows
– Mac OS X integration: Address Book integration and WebKit Message View: Theme your chat windows
– Combined Contacts: Merge your contacts so that each one represents a person, not an account
– A sophisticated events system including support for visual notifications via Growl and OS X’s Notification Center
– OTR Encryption
– File Transfer
– Xtras and many, many other customization options
– A beautiful icon, the “Adiumy” duck
– Translations: Adium speaks 27 different languages

Adium supports protocols such as:
– XMPP (including Google Talk, Facebook Chat, and LiveJournal services)
– OSCAR (including AIM and ICQ)
– Twitter
– Bonjour
– IRC
– Novell GroupWise
– IBM Sametime
– Gadu-Gadu

Adium also supports protocols via plugins:
– Skype & Skype for Business Server
– Telegram
– QQ
– Steam chat
– NateOn

The project founder is Adam Iser.

Psi

Psi

Web site: psi-im.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: Haiku, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++, Qt
First release: July 7, 2001
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Psi – a free instant messaging application designed for the XMPP network. Fast and lightweight, Psi is fully open-source and compatible with Windows, Linux, and macOS.

With Psi’s full Unicode support and localizations, easy file transfers, customizable iconsets, and many other great features, you’ll learn why users around the world are making the switch to free, open instant messaging.

Google Talk, LiveJournal, and Portugal Telecom are just a few of the groups that are actively using the XMPP network around the world — and many other companies and educational institutions are still joining in. Psi allows you to seamlessly chat with anyone connected to this global IM network through services like these.

The project founder is Justin Karneges.

Kadu

Kadu

Web site: gitlab.com/kadu/kadu/wikis/home
Category: Network
Subcategory: Instant Messengers
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++, Qt
First release: August 2001
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Kadu – an open source Gadu-Gadu and Jabber/XMPP protocol Instant Messenger client for Linux, BSD and Windows.

Kadu is based on the Qt library providing support for various system platforms.
The program offers most of the basic functions of the original Gadu-Gadu program and many additional ones, such as:
– no ads
– support for many protocols
– assigning several networks to one contact (connected conversation history)
– dividing the list of contacts into groups
– multiloging
– sending text messages to all Polish mobile networks
– file transfer (DCC)
– conference calls
– sending and receiving images in the conversation window
– animated emoticons and support for sets for the original Gadu-Gadu
– encrypting connection using OpenSSL
– message encryption using OTR
– notification of events with sound, “balloons”, flashing of the Scroll Lock diode on the keyboard, execution of external commands
– flexible configuration of the program’s appearance, toolbars and advanced configuration of contacts
– advanced configuration of connection to the network (the ability to set the IP address and port of the server, setting the proxy server address)

The first version of Kadu was created in 2001 by Tomasz Jarzynka as a simple KDE API exercise. It started to be a non-official Gadu-Gadu client for Linux and other Unices (and Mac OS X) due to lack of an official client for these platforms.

UFTP

UFTP

Web site: uftp-multicast.sourceforge.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Solaris, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL (for non-commercial usage)
Interface: CLI
Programing language: ?
First release: July 6, 2001
Rating:  star  star  star

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UFTP – an encrypted multicast file transfer program, designed to securely, reliably, and efficiently transfer files to multiple receivers simultaneously.

This is useful for distributing large files to a large number of receivers, and is especially useful for data distribution over a satellite link (with two way communication), where the inherent delay makes any TCP based communication highly inefficient. The multicast encryption scheme is based on TLS with extensions to allow multiple receivers to share a common key. UFTP also has the capability to communicate over disjoint networks separated by one or more firewalls (NAT traversal) and without full end-to-end multicast capability (multicast tunneling) through the use of a UFTP proxy server. These proxies also provide scalability by aggregating responses from a group of receivers.

UFTP has been used in the production process of The Wall Street Journal to send WSJ pages over satellite to their remote printing plants, and other users have used it to send to over 1000 receivers.

UFTP runs on Solaris, Linux, MacOSX/BSD, and Windows XP/Vista/7. Other UNIX-like operating systems should also work, possibly with minor tweaks.

The project developer is Dennis Bush.

MLDonkey

MLDonkey

Web site: mldonkey.sourceforge.net/Main_Page
Category: Network
Subcategory: Peer2Peer Clients
Platform: Linux, MorphOS, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Assebbly, C, OCaml
First release: 2001
Rating:   star  star  star  star  star

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MLDonkey – a multi-platform multi-networks peer-to-peer client. Originally, it was the first open-source client to access the eDonkey network. The protocol was reverse-engeneered using an efficient protocol sniffer, Pandora.

MLDonkey runs as back-end server application on many platforms. It can be controlled through a user interface provided by one of many separate front-ends, including a Web interface, telnet interface and over a dozen native client programs.

Supported networks include:
– eDonkey (with Overnet and Kad)
– BitTorrent (with DHT)
– Direct Connect
– HTTP/FTP MLDonkey core runs as a background daemon and provides several control interfaces : telnet, web, and binary protocol for third party GUIs.

Bittorrent-gui

Bittorrent-gui

Web site: www.bittorrent.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: p2p Clients
Platform: Android, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT, EULA
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Python, GTK+
First release: 2001 ?
Rating:  star  star  star

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Bittorrent-gui – a tool for distributing files. It’s extremely easy to use – downloads are started by clicking on hyperlinks. Whenever more than one person is downloading at once they send pieces of the file(s) to each other, thus relieving the central server’s bandwidth burden. Even with many simultaneous downloads, the upload burden on the central server remains quite small, since each new downloader introduces new upload capacity.

The latest version of the application for Windows, Android and Mac platforms is available under EULA License.
The Linux (older) package is offered via distribution’s repository and is avialbale under MIT License.