Proth_sieve is a sieve program for Proth and Riesel numbers (k*2^n±1) developed by Mikael Klasson and Paul Jobling.
You should probably try running something else nowadays as newer, faster, and better sievers seem to have arrived. Proth_sieve hasn't been improved since 2004.
Download clients below. A list of changes can be found here.
Intel Pentium Pro, AMD Duron and later processors should use the CMOV versions to gain 5-10% speed. Pentium 4 and AMD64 should go with SSE2.
A nice guide by ceselb that explains how to use proth_sieve with the Riesel Sieve project can be found here.
proth_sieve v0.42 all versions
Try some of the following DC projects if you're looking for ways to use proth_sieve:
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