Download P 2 P Sharing - Best Software & Apps

  • uTorrent Beta

    3.5.5.45033

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free beta torrent software

    7
    788 votes
    • PROS: Free download, New features
    • CONS: Unstable, Little explanation of new features
  • eMule

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    eMule is a P2P download manager

    9
    44 votes
    • PROS: It uses its own method of file sharing, You may use torrents with it, The GUI is easy to understand
    • CONS: Each update will fix and create a bug, eMule torrents are not popular enough yet to be worthwhile, The social media functions are fairly redundant outside of academia
  • Ares

    2.4.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast and unlimited P2P file sharing

    8
    92342 votes
    • PROS: Really easy to use, Minimal wait to download files, Media player included
    • CONS: Intermittent connection problems
  • aMule

    2.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    All-platform eMule P2P client

    6
    645 votes
    • PROS: Easy-to-use search facility, No spyware or adv, Lots of features for tracking download stats
    • CONS: Downloads are slow for new users
  • eMule Plus

    1.2e

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Connect to the eDonkey2000 P2P network and share files with others

    8
    5050 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Produces many search hits, No adware or spyware
    • CONS: Not updated very often, No significant benefits over the original
  • StrongDC++

    2.42

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Improved version of DC++ for sharing P2P

    7
    113 votes
    • PROS: More secure downloading, Prevents corruption of files
    • CONS: Not many other users to share with
  • Blubster

    3.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A fast and simple P2P music file sharing network

    7
    117 votes
    • PROS: Fast downloads, Unlimited number of users, Clean interface
    • CONS: Does not give as many results as Emule, Connection times sometimes slow
  • WiFi Direct File Transfer

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Effective Application to Wirelessly Send Files to Multiple Devices

    9
    5 votes
    • PROS: No existing wireless Internet connection is required to send or receive a file., The layout is extremely intuitive and will require no prior P2P sharing experience.
    • CONS: Cannot transfer files in bulk. Each has to be sent one at a time., The present version (1.0) has not been updated since September 2012.
  • Cabos

    0.8.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    A P2P client based on LimeWire, with iTunes integration

    7
    80 votes
    • BitTorrent Sync

      2.0.28

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Mac
      Android

      Quickly share and synchronize files on all your devices

      7
      17 votes
      • PROS: Quick and easy P2P file-sharing, High speed file transfer, Unlimited storage and sharing, Excellent usability and QR management, 256-Bit data encryption
      • CONS: Documentation could be improved, Menu options a bit scarce
    • ShakesPeer

      0.9.11

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Direct connect P2P client

      8
      19 votes
      • PROS: Simple interface, Saves your searches, friends and bookmarks, Search by type
      • CONS: Limited advanced search (size)
    • Morpheus

      Basic 5.5.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Veteran P2P client

      7
      603 votes
      • PROS: Auto antivirus scan, Access to all P2P networks, Supports UDP transfers, Sync downloaded files to iTunes, Search and listen to podcasts, Parental control, Integrated browser
      • CONS: Crowded interface (ads), Podcast downloading is clunky
    • iMule

      1.4.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Invisible file sharing

      7
      79 votes
      • PROS: Connect to an anonymous P2P network, Functions like eMule, Compatible with the KAD network, No installation necessary
      • CONS: Configuration is complex and badly documented, Connection much slower than open networks
    • Warez

      3.2.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Traditional P2P + bittorrent

      8
      343 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use interface, Lots of tool options, Good integration with the web
      • CONS: Not clear whether it comes bundled with adware, Doesn’t offer any significant download speed increases
    • eDonkey (Overnet)

      Basic GUI 1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A clumsy client...for the largest P2P network

      7
      199 votes
      • PROS: Access many networks
      • CONS: Confusing interface, Network is repeatedly shut down, Uses a lot of memory
    • File Sender

      1.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      P2P connection between two PCs

      8
      14 votes
      • SoMud

        1.4.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Cross platform, multi-language P2P client

        9
        600 votes
        • PROS: Feature packed P2P client, Impressive search results, Fast download speeds
        • CONS: Downloads can take a while to start, Ugly interface compared to uTorrent
      • Tribler

        5.5.9

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Easy-to-use P2P file sharing client for beginners

        7
        56 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Clean interface, Lots of content, Adult content filter, Allows you to preview content
        • CONS: Settings limited, No search saving, Previews take a long time to load
      • Acquisition

        2.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Innovative Mac P2P client

        7
        58 votes
        • PROS: Sends files to iTunes, your iPod or iPhone, Nice interface, Designed specifically for Mac
        • CONS: Restricted to Gnutella and Bittorrent networks, Doesn't offer any advantages over other free P2P apps, Developer support questionable, Results slow to appear
      • RetroShare

        0.5.3c

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        No more P2P, peer-to-peer, but F2F or friend-to-friend filesharing

        8
        32 votes
        • PROS: Share files on a secure, private network
        • CONS: It can be difficult to set it the first time you use it
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