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Packet Garden is not working on some AMD Athlon and all AMD64 Windows machines, and does not work with 64-bit systems.

Packet Garden captures information about how you use the Internet and uses this stored information to grow a private world you can later explore.

To do this, Packet Garden takes note of all the servers you visit, their geographical location and the kinds of data you access. Uploads make hills and downloads valleys, their location determined by numbers taken from internet address itself. The size of each hill or valley is based on how much data is sent or received. Plants are also grown for each protocol detected by the software; if you visit a Web site, an "HTTP plant" is grown. If you share files, a "Peer to Peer plant" is grown, and so on.

None of this information is made public or shared in any way, instead it's used to grow a personal landscape, a kind of "walk-in graph" uniquely shaped by the way you use the Internet. With each day of network activity a new world can be generated, each of which are stored as tiny files for you to browse, compare and visit as time goes by. You can think of packet gardens as pages from a network diary.

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Publisher Julian Oliver
Publisher web site
Release Date January 18, 2007
Date Added January 18, 2007


Category Internet Software
Subcategory Miscellaneous

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP (32-bit only)

Download Information

File Size 9.32MB
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Total Downloads 3,821
Downloads Last Week 1


License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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