Free Ares Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Ares for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is RetroShare, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Ares and 15 is available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Ares are eMule (Free, Open Source), BitTorrent (Freemium), FrostWire (Free, Open Source) and Nicotine+ (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 8, 2020


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