eMule Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to eMule for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD, Android and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 23 apps similar to eMule.

eMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing application for Microsoft Windows. Connects to the eDonkey network and the Kad network. If your looking for more info about eMule like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 9/19/2018 1:22:00 PM

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  • RetroShare

    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 OpenSSL to encrypt all communication. RetroShare features: Chat Send text and images. Discuss with various people in chat rooms. Express your emotions with the rich smiley set.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSSL ... OpenPGP

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  • BitTorrent

    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. It is often nicknamed Mainline by developers denoting its official origins. Since version 6.0 the BitTorrent client has been a rebranded version of µTorrent. It's currently available for Microsoft Windows, Mac

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet

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  • Soulseek

    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. Based on peer-to-peer technology, virtual rooms allow you to meet people with the same interests, share information, and chat freely using real-time messages in public or private. Soulseek®, with its built-in people matching system, is a great way to make new friends and expand your mind!

    • Not EDonkey client, different technologies. Guest • Oct 2015 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Does not work with the edonkey2000 network. Guest • May 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • SoulseekQt can be used in different languages now Guest • Jan 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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  • aMule

    aMule is an opensource alternative to eMule : aMule is a 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). It was forked from the xMule source code on August 18, 2003, which itself is a fork of the lMule project, which was the first attempt to bring the eMule client to Linux.

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.3.2, released in September 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • All platform and gets the job done with minimum glitches ALSO, It is still being developed so that is a bonus! Guest • Oct 2016 • 3 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Shareaza

    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. Not only that, but Shareaza is completely FREE and won't show any annoying ads or pop-ups. It won't install any unwanted third party programs that can wreak havoc with your computer. No spyware, no registration, no "paid version".

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • DC++

    DC++ is an open source client for Windows for the Direct Connect protocol. Direct Connect allows you to share files over the internet without restrictions or limits. The client is completely free of advertisements and has a nice, easy to use interface. Firewall and router support is integrated and its easy and convenient to use functionality like multi-hub connections, auto connections and resuming of downloads.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • 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 and over a dozen native client programs. Its great when you have multple computers and you want to set up one server to download and in multiple computers with multiple users you can add files.

    • 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.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Fopnu

    Simple and easy to use Fully decentralized network All shared files are indexed locally No relaying of other user's searches Pure UDP protocol that utilizes forward error correction Full connection encryption and decentralized public key infrastructure Recirculating token system that helps distribute upload bandwidth fairly Efficient and fast transfers via re-combining and re-encoding blocks at all nodes Clean install and uninstall, or stand-alone operation, with no annoying .

    Free Windows Linux

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  • Nicotine+

    SoulSeek is a p2p network/software, in particular geared towards finding music you may not find elsewhere, and finding about more music you may not know about! Nicotine is a SoulSeek client written in Python, based on the PySoulSeek project by Alexander Kanavin. It features, among other things, a completely rewritten graphical user interface which uses the PyGTK-2 toolkit and a less strict user request policy.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Ares

    Ares is a free open source file sharing program that enables users to share any digital file including images, audio, video, software, documents, etc. You may now easily publish your files through the Ares peer to peer network. As a member of the virtual community, you can search and download just about any file shared by other users. Latest versions support BitTorrent protocol and Shoutcast radio stations. With Ares you can also join chat rooms or host your channel and meet new friends.

    • Warning Adware

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • eMule Plus

    eMule Plus is a new generation eye candy eMule compatible client created to improve the original GUI and to bring you the best experience ever. Give it a try and feel the boogie. eMule Plus does not contain any spyware, adware or the like. Its open source and free for life.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.2e, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows

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  • Calypso

    Calypso, formerly Kommute, is a cross platfrom file sharing client using the anonymous network MUTE. Developped using C++ and Qt. For windows and linux, portable to other environments. You can try it by following the installation instructions below. Calypso uses the anonymous network MUTE, protecting your privacy. Calypso is multisource, allowing a good download speed. Calypso is fully compatible with MUTE. You can download files shared by MUTE customers and vice versa.

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.24, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • WireShare

    WireShare is a fork of the original LimeWire open source project. Features Ease of use. Just install, run, and search. Ability to search by artist, title, genre, or other meta-information. Elegant multiple search tabbed interface. "Swarm" downloads from multiple hosts help you get files faster. Utilizes "ultrapeer" technology that reduces bandwidth requirements for most users. Integrated chat.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Quazaa

    Quazaa is a cross platform multi-network peer-to-peer file-sharing client based on Shareaza which will support Gnutella2, Ares, eDonkey2000, HTTP, FTP, and BitTorrent.

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, released in October 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Acqlite

    Acqlite is Gnutella file sharing program based on LimeWire, Acquisition and Cabos. It is free software and contains no spyware or adware. It provides a simple interface, multiple language support, and iTunes + iPod integration.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • kMule

    kMule - short form for "kad mule" - is intended to be the most lightweight eMule compatible client out there. While eMule does a great job, it may contain too much bloat for the everyday user and it's updated not often enough to respond to the users wishes. That's where kMule comes in, it's basically a barebone "mule", designed to run unattended.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Warez P2P

    Warez P2P is a proprietary peer-to-peer filesharing service released in January 2004.

    • Discontinued No recent development activity.

    Free Personal Windows

  • Gigatribe

    Gigatribe is a p2p software with more than 1 Million users. Its an easy way to share and transfer files between friends or colleagues. Features: There are no limitations on quantity or file size All your files are kept on your hard drive, eliminating the need to transfer them to an external server. Files are available in their original format In just a few clicks, you can share and also find files as if you were in a virtual library.

    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, v3.04.013, released in April 2014, can be still downloded from the official website.

    Free Mac Windows

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  • OFF System

    The Owner-Free Filing system has often been described as the first brightnet; A distributed system where no one breaks the law, so no one need hide in the dark. OFF is a highly connected peer-to-peer distributed file system. The unique feature of this system is that it stores all of its internal data as meaningless multi-use data blocks. In other words there is not a one to one mapping between a stored block and its use in a accessed file.

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.19.34, released in January 2010, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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