• Napster: site that allows members to search and share MP3 files.
• iMesh.com: site that allows people to exchange various files directly from their desktops without setting up Web sites or uploading files to a server.
• Gnutella: open-source, fully distributed search and download system for media and archive files.
• CuteMX: site that offers software for searching and downloading any type of file on a network.
• Scour.net: central server through which requests flow, allowing movie-trading online.
• Freenet: peer-to-peer, decentralized network designed to distribute of information efficiently and without censorship.
• Napigator: a way for people to run their own Napster servers sfter the company is forced to shut down.
• FileFury: software that allows people to share files of any type and search other computers.
• Hotline: site that enables live chat, conferencing, messaging, data warehousing and file transfer and viewing.
• Jungle Monkey: distributed file-sharing program created as a research project at the University of Michigan.
• OpenNap: open-source Napster server that contains links to connected computers, as well as other file-sharing protocols.
• Spinfrenzy.com: site that offers MP3 files available from other music and video lovers' collections.
• Wrapster v1.0: file-sharing software for the Napster community that can be used to share content other than music, including movies.