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eMule Alternatives for Mac

eMule is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 eMule and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to eMule are Soulseek, Nicotine+, BitTorrent and MuWire.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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    RetroShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • OpenSSL
    • OpenPGP

    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 .

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedRetroShare is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedRetroShare is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionRetroShare has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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    Kissaki

    Does not use ed2k network.

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    Soulseek

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Some users think Soulseek is a great alternative to eMule, some don't.

    Not EDonkey client, different technologies.

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    Does not work with the edonkey2000 network.

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    salvadormoraleslen

    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.

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    SoulseekQt can be used in different languages now

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    Nicotine+

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

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

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    BitTorrent

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    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.

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    altersoft

    It's a Torrent downloader, not a search engine, and a P2P downloader like eMule!

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    MuWire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MuWire is a file-sharing application that works on top of I2P. It is inspired by the LimeWire Gnutella client, but it's completely anonymous.

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    WireShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    WireShare is a fork of the original LimeWire open source project.

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    Quazaa

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Discontinued

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

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    Gigatribe

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

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

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    OFF System

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Discontinued

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

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    Acqlite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    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.

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