ipfs VS dat

Compare ipfs vs dat and see what are their differences.


:floppy_disk: peer-to-peer sharing & live syncronization of files via command line [ DEPRECATED - More info on active projects and modules at https://dat-ecosystem.org/ ] (by dat-ecosystem-archive)
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ipfs dat
11 3
6,301 8,258
3.7% -
9.3 2.3
about 12 hours ago about 1 month ago
JavaScript JavaScript
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ipfs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-24.


Posts with mentions or reviews of dat. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-03-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ipfs and dat you can also consider the following projects:

webtorrent - ⚡️ Streaming torrent client for the web

speed-test - Test your internet connection speed and ping using speedtest.net from the CLI


turf - A modular geospatial engine written in JavaScript

Bitcoin - Bitcoin Core integration/staging tree

go-ipfs-api - The go interface to ipfs's HTTP API

node-http-proxy - A full-featured http proxy for node.js [Moved to: https://github.com/http-party/node-http-proxy]

RxJs - A reactive programming library for JavaScript

GitTorrent - A decentralization of GitHub using BitTorrent and Bitcoin

js-git - A JavaScript implementation of Git.

peerflix - Streaming torrent client for node.js