TorChat 0.9.9.550 is a P2P (Peer to Peer) Instant Message application designed for the Tor Network. This program is 100 percent decentralized in its design and function. TorChat 0.9.9.550 is built on location hidden services. This gives the user exceptional anonymity while being extremely simple and easy to use. Another great feature is that there is no need to download, install of perform any type of configuration.
You can run TorChat 0.9.9.550 from any USB or flash drive on any laptop or PC.
In simple, Tor location hidden services basically means:
- Nobody will be able to detect your location while you communicate with them or others. Most online message services can divulge your current location, sometimes without your knowledge.
- If someone is observing you through spyware or a shared network, they will not be have the ability to detect what you are sending or to whom you are sending it to.
As long as you don’t delete your files in your torhidden-service folder, you will be able to run the program through a USB drive and maintain you same address. Maintaining the contents within this folder is key in sustaining your ability to use the mobility and anonymity of the program. You must remember to always keep the content in this folder secret. Never share the content or allow the files to be shared with an exposed source. A good idea would be to use this product in conjunction with another encryption program such as TrueCrypt to insure that the content remains safe. If you choose not to use a program like TrueCrypt, you should at least use a USB Drive that is password protected.
In this new version of TorChat the past encoding problems have been rectified, which has also fixed the problem with crashes.
This program is exceptionally easy to use. For the person that is looking for the perfect P2P messaging system, TorChat 0.9.9.550 great program to begin with. The design is 100 percent decentralized and besides the fact that it provides total anonymity, the program also protects the location and identity of those that you are communicating with.