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WireShare Alternatives

WireShare is described as 'fork of the original LimeWire open source project' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to WireShare for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WireShare are Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Tixati.

WireShare alternatives are mainly Torrent Clients but may also be Media Players or Download Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WireShare.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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

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  1. qBittorrent icon

    qBittorrent

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    70 alternatives to qBittorrent 

    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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    1.  Ad-freeqBittorrent doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightqBittorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  PortableqBittorrent can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsqBittorrent can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  2. Transmission icon

    Transmission

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Cloudron
    • Xfce
    69 alternatives to Transmission 

    Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, web seed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed limits, and more.

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    1.  LightweightTransmission consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableTransmission can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfaceTransmission either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Transmission without registration.
    Transmission Windows
    Transmission Mac
  3. µTorrent icon

    µTorrent

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine
    63 alternatives to µTorrent 

    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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    1.  LightweightµTorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableµTorrent can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. Deluge icon

    Deluge

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • libtorrent
    • Python
    66 alternatives to Deluge 

    Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses libtorrent (rasterbar) at its core and GTK for the main user interface along with web and console interfaces for advanced client/server...

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    1.  Ad-freeDeluge doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDeluge can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableDeluge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. Tixati icon

    Tixati

    • Windows
    • Linux
    53 alternatives to Tixati 

    Tixati is a peer-to-peer file sharing program that uses the popular BitTorrent protocol. This protocol allows many peers to form a cooperative swarm and download very large files with great efficiency.

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    1.  DecentralizedTixati is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    2.  Ad-freeTixati doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  PortableTixati can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Soulseek

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to Soulseek 

    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. Based on peer-to-peer technology, virtual rooms allow you to meet people with the...

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    v2017.2.20
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    eMule

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    23 alternatives to eMule 

    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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  8. BitTorrent icon

    BitTorrent

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    83 alternatives to BitTorrent 

    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.

    Downloading & Uploading
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    Vuze

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Google Chrome
    69 alternatives to Vuze 

    Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to bittorrenting, Vuze allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content.

    Discontinued

    Vuze that hasn’t been updated since 2017.https://fossbytes.com/best-torrent-client-windows-free-torrent-downloaders/

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    Miro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    109 alternatives to Miro 

    Miro (formerly Democracy Player) is a free and open source internet TV application, media library, and video player.

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    Discontinued

    No updates since 2013. Youtube intergration broken because of no updates since youtube API changed. See changelog: http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/pculture.org/Miro/

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