eMule Alternatives for Mac

eMule is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is RetroShare, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 23 alternatives to eMule and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to eMule are Soulseek (Free), BitTorrent (Freemium), WireShare (Free, Open Source) and Quazaa (Free, Open Source).

Successor to the classic, iconic eDonkey2000 peer-to-peer file sharing application that helped popularize P2P file sharing. If you're 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: 1/8/2020 7:50:00 PM

Alternatives to eMule for Mac with any license

  • 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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  • 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!

    • You can find a lot of music here; even those that you can not find in eMule. And I do not mean Ariana Grande or Bieber, but less known music. salvadormoraleslenAug 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • Not EDonkey client, different technologies. Guest • Oct 2015 • 9 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Does not work with the edonkey2000 network. Guest • May 2017 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • SoulseekQt can be used in different languages now Guest • Jan 2016 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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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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  • 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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  • Gigatribe

    [NOTE: new Mac version and Windows beta version 3.5 were released in December 2019] 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.

    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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  • 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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