Does IPFS has etherium smart conttacts? Is it a whole other Blockchain?

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IPFS isn't a blockchain, is a distributed file system that use a Distributed hash table

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    Despite what the name says not even a file system, but Internet cache. IPFS does not store files, it only holds them temporarily. Commented Oct 18, 2022 at 20:02

In case you are talking about something that is built 'on-top' of IPFS, or an abstraction. You may be thinking of or heard of, Filecoin. Which is a layer on top of IPFS, incentivizing it.

Currently it is common to 'access' stored data on IPFS from a blockchain like Ethereum.

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