Top 23 Tor Open-Source Projects

  • ZeroNet

    ZeroNet - Decentralized websites using Bitcoin crypto and BitTorrent network

    Project mention: Professor of law, Bruce Pardy on Trudeau's upcoming internet censorship in 2023. | | 2023-01-11

    Nothing can be censored here. Nothing. read that again. Nothing can be censored because it is 100% decentralized, that is the opposite of centralized power.

  • OnionShare

    Securely and anonymously share files, host websites, and chat with friends using the Tor network

    Project mention: OnionShare: Tool anonymously share files, host sites, and chat using Tor | | 2023-01-21
  • Sonar

    Write Clean Python Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 225 unique rules to find Python bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • tribler

    Privacy enhanced BitTorrent client with P2P content discovery

    Project mention: Best Private Trackers | | 2022-12-21

    Wish more people would use Tribler.

  • tor

    unofficial git repo -- report bugs/issues/pull requests on --

    Project mention: How do I turn my raspberry pi into a Tor router that supports moat? | | 2022-11-06

    The article is before "BridgeDistribution" property was added to torrc, you can find an example here:

  • ricochet

    Anonymous peer-to-peer instant messaging

    Project mention: Where is there a tutorial for Ricochet Relay? | | 2022-07-10

    Ricochet seems dead. It's been five years since its last commit to their git repo, and their website's certificate expired last year. This is probably why you can't find much information.

  • Cloak

    A censorship circumvention tool to evade detection by authoritarian state adversaries

    Project mention: Help with bypassing hospital VPN and wireguard block | | 2022-11-05

    does this might help you ?

  • OnionBrowser

    An open-source, privacy-enhancing web browser for iOS, utilizing the Tor anonymity network

    Project mention: Unable to connect to Zlibrary with Single Sign In on Onion Browser iOS app | | 2023-01-22

    Try if you find a solution here

  • InfluxDB

    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services. Easy to start, it is available in the cloud or on-premises.

  • TorBot

    Dark Web OSINT Tool

    Project mention: List of resources | | 2022-02-27
  • CloudFail

    Utilize misconfigured DNS and old database records to find hidden IP's behind the CloudFlare network

  • WalletWasabi

    Open-source, non-custodial, privacy preserving Bitcoin wallet for Windows, Linux, and Mac.

    Project mention: Help im new here | | 2023-01-08

    Make sure that you got Wasabi from this website

  • nipe

    An engine to make Tor network your default gateway

    Project mention: Thoughts on nipe? | | 2022-07-01

    Found this: was wondering what do you make of it?

  • whoami-project

    Whoami provides enhanced privacy, anonymity for Debian and Arch based linux distributions

    Project mention: Google gives 403 (Forbidden) error when using proxychains/whoami | | 2022-02-28

    Hi, today I was setting up things to stay hidden/secure using kali linux and one of those was proxies so I followed a tutorial on how to install kali-whoami (

  • tun2socks

    tun2socks - powered by gVisor TCP/IP stack

    Project mention: Tun2socks doesn't function properly on old laptop with debian 11 ( help ) | | 2023-01-01

    I've been using debian 11 with 5-10.0-20 kernel on a modern laptop with virtualbox and bridged adapter ( static ip configured within system itself ) and tun2socks works pretty well on it with the routes in example page of tun2socks

  • HiddenVM

    HiddenVM — Use any desktop OS without leaving a trace.

    Project mention: A virtual machine ***within*** tails | | 2022-12-19
  • orbot

    The Github home of Orbot: Tor on Android (Also available on gitlab!)

    Project mention: we need VPN in Iran | | 2023-01-15

    Orbot in other word tor

  • real-world-onion-sites

    This is a list of substantial, commercial-or-social-good mainstream websites which provide onion services.

    Project mention: [Summary] dark web links r/onions | | 2022-12-07
  • alternative-frontends

    🔐🌐 Privacy-respecting web frontends for popular services

    Project mention: List of privacy respecting frontends (Reddit, Twitter etc) | | 2023-01-16
  • shadow

    Shadow is a discrete-event network simulator that directly executes real application code, enabling you to simulate distributed systems with thousands of network-connected processes in realistic and scalable private network experiments using your laptop, desktop, or server running Linux. (by shadow)

    Project mention: How to avoid bounds checks in Rust (without unsafe!) | | 2023-01-17

    I do share this hesitation. I think for simple cases iterators are usually fine, but I've definitely run into cases where an iterator adapter caused unexpected performance problems. e.g.

  • rotating-proxy

    Rotating TOR proxy with Docker

  • tfc

    Tinfoil Chat - Onion-routed, endpoint secure messaging system

    Project mention: Apple advances user security with powerful new data protections | | 2022-12-07

    > If you want maximum security use an air gapped computer. But that won't let you send messages on the go.

    You can, with some inconvenience, use optical diodes to transmit data from a trusted input device to an untrusted network device for transport over tor, and then push the received messages over a second diode to a display device that decrypts the messages, so that even if you receive an exploit/malware, there is no physical connection that allows unencrypted data to be exfiltrated.

  • mkp224o

    vanity address generator for tor onion v3 (ed25519) hidden services

    Project mention: Reddit Onion Service Launch | | 2022-10-25

    Yup, was used. I'll props as well which is a new project to consolidate the entire minting process.

  • instahack

    instahack is a bash & python based script which is officially made to test password strength of Instagram account from termux and kali with bruteforce attack and. it based on tor This tool works on both rooted Android device and Non-rooted Android device. Best Tool For Instagram Bruteforce hacking Tool By Waseem Akram. Made in Bash & python. This is an official repository of instahack

  • multitor

    Create multiple TOR instances with a load-balancing.

  • SaaSHub

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-01-22.

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Project Stars
1 ZeroNet 17,775
2 OnionShare 5,488
3 tribler 4,198
4 tor 3,647
5 ricochet 3,639
6 Cloak 2,081
7 OnionBrowser 1,976
8 TorBot 1,805
9 CloudFail 1,781
10 WalletWasabi 1,752
11 nipe 1,528
12 whoami-project 1,523
13 tun2socks 1,486
14 HiddenVM 1,430
15 orbot 1,305
16 real-world-onion-sites 1,286
17 alternative-frontends 1,270
18 shadow 1,087
19 rotating-proxy 977
20 tfc 972
21 mkp224o 867
22 instahack 859
23 multitor 857
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