Shareaza Alternatives

    Shareaza is described as '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' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Shareaza for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Shareaza are Transmission (Free, Open Source), µTorrent (Freemium), Deluge (Free, Open Source) and Free Download Manager (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

    1. 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.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2016-02-11. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/kmuleproject/

    2. Suckless BitTorrent Protocol Daemon.
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    3. [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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      Torrent2exe is a small BitTorrent client. Its basic idea is to let users download a custom-built EXE program with the torrent file integrated into it.

      Warning

      Potential abuse.

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    4. Supports both bittorrent protocol and a friend-to-friend version of the same protocol which in most situations makes you anonymous.

      Discontinued

      The last code commit on GitHub was on May 25th, 2012.



      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Flush is a GTK-based BitTorrent client. You can use it to download files from the BitTorrent network. Features: * Controlling running instance by command line interface. * Running many instances with different configs from the same user.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9.12, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    5. MuWire is an easy to use file-sharing program which offers anonymity using I2P technology.
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    6. Find torrent files and download them to your PC in two steps with Free Torrent Download! This handy application is made to be fast, free and furious in order to save your time and efforts.
    7. 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.

      Discontinued

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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      BitTornado is a BitTorrent client by TheSHAD0W. It's based on original BitTorrent client by Bram Cohen. It is single torrent program, so you must open new window for every torrent. It does not have many advanced options that other clients do...
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