Last Updated on: 2nd December 2023, 01:32 pm

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Category: Network
Subcategory: Peer2Peer Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS/2, OS X, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
First release: March 2006

Valknut (previously: DCGUI, DCGUI-qt and wxDCGUI) – an open source cross platform client for the Direct Connect network. Valknut only supports the old (but common) Direct Connect “protocol”.

Dclib and Valknut are distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License, either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. With additional permission for using the OpenSSL library.

The last version of Valknut 0.3.23/0.4.9 is released 09/03/2009.
The project founder is Mathias Küster.
Edward Sheldrake moved the code into the wxDCGUI project. A next version/port called Valknut with Qt3 and then Qt4 is the last one.

The Valknut screenshot source:; author: Patrick.trettenbrein; License: GNU GPL 2+

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