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File Sharing & Peer to Peer (57 programs)

  1. TVShows

    2.0
    • 4.1
    • (23 votes)

    Track your favorite TV show torrents

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: No need to manually search and track torrents, Automatically downloads torrents for you, Configure image quality
    CONS: Doesn't retrieve torrents after searching, Seems incomplete in areas, Doesn't download actual torrent files for you
  2. BitTyrant

    1.1.1
    • 5
    • (1 vote)

    A selfish bittorrent client that improves performance

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Allocates bandwidth more "democratically", Can increase speeds of Azureus by up to 3 times
    CONS: Same old interface as Azureus, Speeds depend on your connection
  3. XDonkey

    1.5
    • 3.7
    • (49 votes)

    Excellent and functional Mldonkey client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: xDonkey is good to find files, Advanced search tool
    CONS: Old interface, Not updated for a while
  4. Transmission

    3.00
    • 4.1
    • (663 votes)

    Super lightweight Bittorrent client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Prioritize and set stall times, Set global and per-torrent connections, Speed limit mode, Label, filter and sort by groups, Encryption, Extensive display info
    CONS: No advanced statistics, Anonymous connections removed
  5. iSwipe

    1.7.11
    • 4.2
    • (4 votes)

    Multi-protocol search and download tool

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: 12 different sources of files
    CONS: Not updated for a while, Can't add more sources, Slows down if connected to too many sources, Lack of help
  6. ShakesPeer

    0.9.11
    • 3.9
    • (20 votes)

    Direct connect P2P client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simple interface, Saves your searches, friends and bookmarks, Search by type
    CONS: Limited advanced search (size)
  7. Bits on Wheels

    1.0.6
    • 3.9
    • (12 votes)

    Free, lightweight and complete BitTorrent

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Lots of stats, 3D wheel and pieces download views
    CONS: Lacks documentation, No updated in ages, Cluttered interface
  8. acqlite

    0.4.2
    • 3.5
    • (53 votes)

    A free Acquisition clone

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Quick search, Integrates with iTunes, Includes filters
    CONS: Automatically logs on
  9. Acquisition

    2.1
    • 2.8
    • (80 votes)

    Innovative Mac P2P client

    License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    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
  10. SolarSeek

    0.95.3
    • 3
    • (21 votes)

    Intuitive SoulSeek client for Mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simple interface, Chatting with other users
    CONS: Not updated for a while, Slightly unstable
  11. SoulseeX

    1.0b6
    • 3.2
    • (36 votes)

    Get music via P2P

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Quick connection to Soulseek network, Chat with other users
    CONS: Not updated for a while, Multi window interface can be confusing, Quite buggy
  12. Tomato Torrent

    1.5.1
    • 3.5
    • (43 votes)

    Simple and stable bittorrent

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Uses up little memory, Quick resume, Stable and simple, Create your trackers, Use AppleScripts
    CONS: Limited features
  13. eDonkey (Overnet)

    1.3
    • 3.6
    • (201 votes)

    A clumsy client...for the largest P2P network

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Access many networks
    CONS: Confusing interface, Network is repeatedly shut down, Uses a lot of memory
  14. Poisoned

    0.5191
    • 3.3
    • (61 votes)

    Multiple file sharing network based on giFT daemon

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Connects to multiple networks, Integration with iTunes
    CONS: Rendered useless currently by death of many networks and ISP blockages
  15. mlMac

    0.7.5
    • 3.5
    • (35 votes)

    Autosufficient mlnet client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Set custom platform for .ini and temp folders
    CONS: No longer in development
  16. XFactor

    0.93
    • 3.6
    • (34 votes)

    A friendly alternative Mac P2P client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: iTunes integration, Access to major P2P networks
    CONS: Discontinued
  17. Vuze (Azureus)

    5.7.3.0
    • 3.7
    • (567 votes)

    Super fast and media rich bit-torrent client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Fast download times, Free to use, Highly customisable, Can be configured to work only with VPNs, Returns a huge number of hits
    CONS: Bloated compared to other P2P apps, Tries to install toolbars

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