Filecoin is a peer-to-peer network that allows anyone to store and retrieve data on the internet. Built-in economic incentives ensure that files are stored and retrieved reliably and continuously.
This is the new Filecoin documentation site, hosted byGitBook.
This site docs.filecoin.io will continue to be updated, while legacy-docs.filecoin.io will serve as a historical entity only and will receive no further updates. DNS for the legacy site will be removed on 2023-09-30. However, copies of the site may remain available over IPFS.
The Filecoin Virtual Machine is here, allowing developers to build applications and smart-contracts that utilize the Filecoin storage network! Find out how you can leverage the worlds fastest growing storage network
Lotus is the reference implementation of the Filecoin protocol, developed and maintained by Protocol Labs. It allows users to participate in the Filecoin network, by enabling them to earn the FIL token, provide storage, and retrieve stored files.