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Nicotine Alternatives

Nicotine is described as 'SoulSeek client written in Python which uses the PyGTK2 toolkit' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Nicotine for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is RetroShare, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nicotine are Soulseek, eMule, Nicotine+ and BitTorrent.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Linux

SoulSeek client written in Python which uses the PyGTK2 toolkit.

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  1. RetroShare icon

    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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  2. Soulseek icon

    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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    v2017.2.20
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    eMule

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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    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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  6. 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.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsShareaza can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Discontinued

    last updated: Sep 18th 2017, 19:11 GMThttps://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/File-Sharing/Shareaza.shtml

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    MLDonkey

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MLDonkey is an open source, multi-protocol, peer-to-peer file sharing application that runs as a back-end server application on many platforms.

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    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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    Fopnu

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Fopnu is P2P File Sharing System. 100% Free, Simple and Easy to Use. Contains NO Spyware and NO Ads. Fully decentralized network. All shared files are indexed locally.

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    Network
  9. WireShare icon

    WireShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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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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