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    aMule Alternatives

    aMule is described as 'opensource alternative to eMule : aMule free peer-to-peer file sharing application that works with the EDonkey network and the Kad Network, offering similar features to eMule and adding others such as GeoIP (country flags)' and is a popular app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to aMule for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is RetroShare, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like aMule are Soulseek (Free), eMule (Free, Open Source), Nicotine+ (Free, Open Source) and BitTorrent (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Nov 5, 2021
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    • BSD
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    1. RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and .
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      It is a different net, so it is not an alternative.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

    2. Soulseek® is a unique ad-free, spyware free, and just plain free file sharing application. One of the things that makes Soulseek® unique is our community and community-related features.
    3. eMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing application for Microsoft Windows. Connects to the eDonkey network and the Kad network.
    4. Nicotine+ is a graphical client for the Soulseek peer-to-peer network.
    5. BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer program developed by Bram Cohen and BitTorrent, Inc. used for uploading and downloading files via the BitTorrent protocol. BitTorrent was the first client written for the protocol.
    6. FrostWire is a free, open source P2P BitTorrent file sharing application & cloud file downloader in one. It's a fork of LimeWire .


      As reported on VirusTotal, the installer contains Opencandy. Be careful during installation.

    7. Shareaza is the most luxurious and sophisticated file sharing system you'll find. It can harness the power of up to four separate peer-to-peer networks, including EDonkey2000, Gnutella, BitTorrent and Shareaza's native network, Gnutella2.


      last updated: Sep 18th 2017, 19:11 GMT

    8. P2P Filesharing and BitTorrent client. Polished dev fork of Shareaza supporting Gnutella (LimeWire), G2 (Shareaza), eDonkey2000 (eMule), and more networks. Highly customizable, skinnable, and translatable with 30 languages.
      • FreeProprietary
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      Fopnu is P2P File Sharing System. 100% Free, Simple and Easy to Use. Contains NO Spyware and NO Ads. Fully decentralized network. All shared files are indexed locally.
    9. MLDonkey is an open source, multi-protocol, peer-to-peer file sharing application that runs as a back-end server application on many platforms.


      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 3.1.5, released in March 2014, can be still downloded from the official website.

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