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BearShare Alternatives

BearShare is described as 'file-sharing program that lets you find, download, share, and publish audio and video files. An ever-growing community of millions of registered users ensures quick location and download of virtually any type of file available on the P2P network' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to BearShare for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Tixati. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try eMule or Nicotine+. Other great apps like BearShare are FrostWire, MLDonkey, Halite and Flud.

BearShare alternatives are mainly Torrent Clients but may also be YouTube Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BearShare.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. Tixati icon

    Tixati

    • Windows
    • Linux
    53 alternatives to Tixati 

    Tixati is a peer-to-peer file sharing program that uses the popular BitTorrent protocol. This protocol allows many peers to form a cooperative swarm and download very large files with great efficiency.

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    1.  Ad-freeTixati doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  DecentralizedTixati is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    3.  PortableTixati can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. eMule icon

    eMule

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    23 alternatives to eMule 

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

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  3. Nicotine+ icon

    Nicotine+

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    26 alternatives to Nicotine+ 

    Nicotine+ is a graphical client for the Soulseek peer-to-peer network.

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  4. FrostWire icon

    FrostWire

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Kindle Fire
    52 alternatives to FrostWire 

    FrostWire is a free, open source P2P BitTorrent file sharing application & cloud file downloader in one. It's a fork of LimeWire .

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    On VirusTotal 26/66 AntiVirus flagged the installer as malicioushttps://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/75b209b3bb747037792b6c7a10a0a123fab23ed4ed17b937c240ddc45ff8f6ee/detection

    Bundleware

    As reported on VirusTotal, the installer contains Opencandy. Be careful during installation. https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/60a309e91ba1039c3527053867e0e210ff2e18628a01acc264d82430e6436889/analysis/

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  5. MLDonkey icon

    MLDonkey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to MLDonkey 

    MLDonkey is an open source, multi-protocol, peer-to-peer file sharing application that runs as a back-end server application on many platforms. It can be controlled through a user interface provided by one of many separate front-ends, including a Web interface, telnet interface...

    Discontinued

    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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  6. Halite icon

    Halite

    • Windows
    • libtorrent
    49 alternatives to Halite 

    Halite (named after the mineral) is a C++ BitTorrent client based on the excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. The program also relies heavily on the Boost libraries.

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    Discontinued

    Last version was released on 19/12/2015, as of 2017 app is still stable and working.

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  7. Flud icon

    Flud

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    37 alternatives to Flud 

    Flud is a simple and beautiful BitTorrent client for Android. The power of BitTorrent protocol is now in the palm of your hands. Share files with ease from your phone/tablet. Download files directly to your phone/tablet.

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    tTorrent

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    36 alternatives to tTorrent 

    tTorrent is a torrent client for Android based devices.

    Features:

    • multiple torrent downloading, queuing
    • search for torrents
    • Wifi only mode, Wifi or WiMAX mode
    • able to limit Upload/Download speed
    • web browser integration
    • trackerless torrent (DHT) support
    • RSS support.
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    Gigatribe

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    26 alternatives to Gigatribe 

    Gigatribe allows you to share all your documents, movies, pictures, directly from your hard drive with your friends over the Internet.

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  10. Downpour icon

    Downpour

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    43 alternatives to Downpour 

    Downpour is a web-based BitTorrent client.

    It supports auto-downloading from RSS feeds and automatic importing and renaming of downloads into a media library, making it ideal for use on a home media server.

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released on April 2012, can be still downloaded from Github.

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