Alternatives to LimeWire for all platforms with any license

  • µTorrent icon

    µTorrent

    µTorrent, or uTorrent, is a freeware, ad-supported, proprietary BitTorrent client owned and developed by BitTorrent, Inc.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android Wine

  • Transmission icon

    Transmission

    Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku Xfce

  • qBittorrent icon

    qBittorrent

    The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD libtorrent Haiku ... Qt

  • Deluge icon

    Deluge

    Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux libtorrent Python

  • Vuze icon

    Vuze

    Vuze is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android Chrome

  • Tixati icon

    Tixati

    Tixati is a peer-to-peer file sharing program that uses the popular BitTorrent protocol. This protocol allows many peers to form a...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

  • Miro icon

    Miro

    Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player. Through Miro...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • eMule icon

    eMule Discontinued

    eMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing application for Microsoft Windows. Connects to the eDonkey network and the Kad network.

    Open Source Windows

  • BitTorrent icon

    BitTorrent

    BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer program developed by Bram Cohen and BitTorrent, Inc. used for uploading and downloading files via the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet

  • FrostWire icon

    FrostWire

    Easy to use BitTorrent Client and YouTube Downloader in one, with built-in search and music library.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet Kindle Fire

  • rTorrent icon

    rTorrent

    rtorrent is a BitTorrent client for ncurses, using the libtorrent library. The client and library is written in C++ with emphasis on...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Tribler icon

    Tribler

    Tribler is an application that enables its users to find, enjoy and share content. With content we mean video, audio, pictures, and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Soulseek icon

    Soulseek

    Soulseek® is a unique ad-free, spyware free, and just plain free file sharing application. One of the things that makes...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Halite icon

    Halite

    Halite (named after the mineral) is a C++ BitTorrent client based on the excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. The...

    Open Source Windows libtorrent

  • KTorrent icon

    KTorrent

    KTorrent is a bittorrent application for KDE which allows you to download files using the BitTorrent protocol. It enables you to run...

    Open Source Linux

  • aMule icon

    aMule

    aMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing application that works with the EDonkey network and the Kad Network.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Songr icon

    Songr

    Songr is a desktop interface to third party mp3 search engines. You are able to search by lyrics. Also with Songr you can preview the...

    Free Windows

  • Ares icon

    Ares

    Ares is a free open source file sharing program that enables users to share any digital file including images, audio, video, software...

    Open Source Windows

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  • OneSwarm icon

    OneSwarm Discontinued

    Supports both bittorrent protocol and a friend-to-friend version of the same protocol which in most situations makes you anonymous.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Anomos icon

    Anomos Discontinued

    Anomos is a pseudonymous, encrypted multi-peer-to-peer file distribution protocol. It is based on the peer/tracker concept of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Calypso icon

    Calypso Discontinued

    Calypso, formerly Kommute, is a cross platfrom file sharing client using the anonymous network MUTE. Developped using C++ and Qt. For...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • BitComet icon

    BitComet

    BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download management software, which is powerful, and easy-to-use. It contains many advanced features...

    Free Personal Windows

  • BeeMP3 icon

    BeeMP3 Warning

    BeeMP3 is a music search engine for locating an mp3-audio files over the Internet. Free mp3 music search & download. Top artists...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Transdroid icon

    Transdroid

    A remote client for your Transmission, Deluge, µTorrent, rTorrent, Deluge or BitTorrent 6 torrent daemon. You can show and manage...

    Open Source Android rTorrent Transmission µTorrent Deluge BitTorrent ... Vuze

  • GetMp3! icon

    GetMp3!

    GetMp3 is a file sharing program that lets you download MP3 files quickly and without requiring a lot of features present on your...

    Free Windows

  • Free Music Downloader icon

    Free Music Downloader Discontinued

    Free Music Downloader MP3 for Windows XP/Vista/7/8 and MAC OS The most lightweight mp3 downloader compatible with Windows. You have...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • gtk-gnutella icon

    gtk-gnutella

    gtk-gnutella is a server/client for Gnutella. It runs on every Unix-like system which supports GTK+ (1.2 or above) and libxml. The...

    Open Source Linux BSD Haiku

  • VK Player icon

    VK Player

    Search, listen and download to any music from vk.com. Very easy to use.

    Free Mac Windows

  • BitSpirit icon

    BitSpirit

    BitSpirit is a very powerful and easy-to-use BitTorrent client that provides not only full BitTorrent protocol implementation but also...

    Free Windows

  • Seesu.me icon

    Seesu.me

    Seesu is a small mashup application which combines last.fm catalog, vk.com mp3 and soundcloud mp3 libraries to lets you listen to...

    Free Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome Opera

  • music2pc icon

    music2pc

    music2pc is a free program to find and download MP3 songs from the Internet. Search music among 100 million tracks and enjoy free mp3...

    Free Windows

  • Phex icon

    Phex

    Phex is a peer-to-peer file sharing client for the Gnutella network. It is free software and without spyware or adware. Phex is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Java Mobile

  • btpd icon

    btpd

    The BitTorrent Protocol Daemon Btpd is a utility for sharing files over the BitTorrent network protocol. It runs in daemon mode...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Music Download Center icon

    Music Download Center Discontinued

    Music Download Center is a Software that helps you find and download music, browse the internet and listen to many web radios. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Gigatribe icon

    Gigatribe Discontinued

    Gigatribe is a p2p software with more than 1 Million users. Its an easy way to share and transfer files between friends or colleagues....

    Free Mac Windows

LimeWire Comments

god i miss this

Comment by jimmyboggs
about LimeWire Nov 2014

when i was growing up i use limewire all i loved it back in the day i have to say sometime i really miss it :)

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its alright

Comment by Joseph864
about LimeWire Jun 2013

i use to use this app sometime back and it never had any issues but now there are better torrents that do a much better job

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This has been a popular P2P program, but it has been known ...

Comment by Aaron
about LimeWire Jun 2011

This has been a popular P2P program, but it has been known to have spyware and viruses, so I never used it. I used eMule or aMule instead and they worked just as good for me.

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