Soulseek Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Soulseek for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. 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 Soulseek and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Soulseek are Nicotine+ (Free, Open Source), BitTorrent (Freemium), WireShare (Free, Open Source) and Gigatribe (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 2, 2021
    1. 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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      Almost everyone thinks RetroShare is a great alternative to Soulseek.
    2. Nicotine+ is a graphical client for the Soulseek peer-to-peer file sharing network. Nicotine+ aims to be a pleasant, Free and Open Source (FOSS) alternative to the official Soulseek client, providing additional functionality while keeping current with the Soulseek protocol.
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      Almost everyone thinks Nicotine+ is a great alternative to Soulseek.
      Tested on linux. Soulseek client. Works even better than the Soulseek versions on windows imo.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      selios An actual alternative to the Soulseek _client_, using the same protocol. It's open source, and much more modern and feature-rich than the original one.
      Positive comment 10 months ago

      hboetes It's simply the best SLSK client, well maintained and very slick.
      Positive comment about 2 months ago

    3. 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.
    4. 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.
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    5. [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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    6. 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.


      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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