Tool and Usage
Why this tool?
This tool is useful for sharing sensitive data, including information to be shared with journalists where you rather stay anonymously. It can also be helpful for sharing bigger amounts of data, without having to use a typical cloud service like Dropbox.
Usage and audience
OnionShare is commonly used for file sharing. Target users for this tool are general public.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 50 contributors
- + More than 2000 GitHub stars
- + Many releases available
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
OnionShare is known to work on Linux, Microsoft Windows, and macOS.
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Related tool information
This tool is categorized as a secure file sharing tool.