Inspiration

Quickly sharing files on desktop is hard

  • What should we use?
  • Email: size limit
  • Cloud: expensive, size limit, not private
  • File upload sites: Slow, ads, not private

What it does

  • Lockr makes it easy to share files among peers
  • Peer 2 Peer file sharing
  • Drag and drop files into a shared folder, simultaneously updates all peers

How we built it

We built Lockr using Python, IPFS, Flask, and Sqlite.

Challenges we ran into

Initially we had challenges designing the network back-end for our project.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

Integrating IPFS successfully into our app.

What we learned

We learned a lot about IPFS and peer-to-peer networks

What's next for Lockr

  • Add end to end encryption
  • Improve GUI
  • Clean up code

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