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Bernd Kreuss
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
May 3, 2014
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TorChat Review

Fernando Ortega
p2p instant messenger for the Tor network
A review of TorChat by Fernando Ortega

TorChat is a basic and portable freeware instant messaging application which allows you to chat securely with other people. The TorChat network is peer-to-peer with a decentralized design, similar to Gnutella. This decentralized network gives you high anonymity and being portal, does not leave any traces on your system.

This is actually the Windows version, but the developer also provides a version for Linux.

TorChat can hide your true IP address, circumvent state censorship and text chat.

Compability and license

TorChat is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from instant messaging software without restrictions. TorChat is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

Though this program tested positive for virus tests, some people don't view it as a virus or malware. This could mean toolbars or system modifications.

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  1. TorChat Download
  2. Freeware Instant Messaging Software
  3. Open source and GPL software
  4. Free Software Download

Compatibility with this instant messenger software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Bernd Kreuss. This download is distributed as

TorChat has been picked by our editors as very good.
We have tested TorChat against malware with several different programs. Please review the test results. We have not certified this program as clean. [Read more]

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3.8 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.

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