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Phex is described as 'peer-to-peer file sharing client for the Gnutella network. It is free software and without spyware or adware. Phex is released under the GNU General Public License. Phex is based on Java technology and therefore available for many different systems that offer a Java 1' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Phex for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and Android. The best alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Phex are µTorrent, Free Download Manager, RetroShare and Freenet.

Phex alternatives are mainly Torrent Clients but may also be Anonymizing Networks or Download Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Phex.
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Phex is a peer-to-peer file sharing client for the Gnutella network. It is free software and without spyware or adware....

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  1. The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µTorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD).

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    µTorrent

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine

    µTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client that includes standard features such as bandwidth prioritization, scheduling, RSS auto-downloading and Mainline DHT. Additionally, µTorrent supports the Protocol Encryption joint specification and peer exchange.

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  3. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

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  4. 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 .

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  5. Freenet is free software which lets you anonymously share files, browse and publish "freesites" (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums, without fear of censorship.

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  6. GNUnet is a framework for secure peer-to-peer networking that does not use any centralized or otherwise trusted services. A first service implemented on top of the networking layer allows anonymous censorship-resistant file-sharing.

    Besides command line tools, GNUnet provides a graphical user interface: gnunet-gtk. Here are some screenshots of gnunet-gtk and its features and ports.
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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.

  8. Cjdns is a networking protocol and reference implementation, founded on the ideology that networks should be easy to set up, protocols should scale up smoothly, and security should be ubiquitous.

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  9. Tribler is an application that enables its users to find, enjoy and share content. With content we mean video, audio, pictures, and much more. Tribler has three goals in helping you, the user: find, consume and share content.

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    Host's IP can be used as exit nodes: it means that if some other user downloads something illegal, you could be prosecuted because your IP appears! Even on Tribler official website, a Disclaimer states: "Do not put yourself in danger. Our anonymity is not yet mature. Tribler does not protect you against spooks and government agencies."

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

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