Many projects have attempted to use the Gnutella network, since its introduction in early 2000. This list enumerates abandoned or discontinued projects.

List of discontinued clients Edit

Name Platform Last Release License
Gnotella Windows before March 2002 [1] Unknown
Mactella Macintosh December 7, 2001 [2] FreeWare
MLDonkey Cross-platform July 27, 2007 [3] GNU GPL
Mutella Unix August 26, 2004 [4] GPL
Newtella Windows December 18, 2000 [5] FreeWare
PEERanha Windows April 12, 2002 [6] Unknown
Qtella Unix-like May 27, 2004 [7] GNU GPL
SwapNut Windows Unknown Unknown
Swapper Windows Temporary due to litigation Proprietary
ToadNode Windows October 1, 2002 [8] Freeware
XoloX Windows April 21st, 2003 [9] Proprietary
XNap Java July 14, 2004 [10] GNU GPL

Additional information Edit

Mutella Edit


Mutella was a Gnutella client developed by Max Zaitsev and Gregory Block. It had two user interfaces, one for textmode use and another called remote control, which ran on an integrated web server and was used by a web browser. The first public version of Mutella was published on October 6, 2001.

The Mutella logo was changed into a squid somewhere around version 4.1. Before this change the logo used to be an Ouroboros. There was a blue and a black version of the ouroboros logo.

SwapNut Edit

Slashdot reports that LimeWire and SwapNut used the same code. The website was

XoloX Edit

XoloX (Template:IPAEng) was a Gnutella-based peer-to-peer file sharing application for Windows. It advertised having no spyware, adware, or hijackware. However, upon installation, it prompted the user to install programs suspected to be of that kind. Also, Microsoft Anti-Spyware detected adware programs when you started to install the program.

XoloX linksEdit

  • was the Official Website. Dead since June 2007.
  • Review: Xolox

See alsoEdit

References Edit

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