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File Sharing & Peer to Peer (57 programs)

  1. uTorrent

    1.8.7-build-45548
    • 3.2
    • (2364 votes)

    One-stop solution for easy downloading

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Search for torrents quickly, Lightweight and fast, Works in the background, Doesn’t take too much space, Is free to download and use
    CONS: Doesn’t work with Mac OS Catalina
  2. 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
  3. qBittorrent

    4.4.2
    • 3.7
    • (112 votes)

    Easy to use BitTorrent client with lots of options

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Very easy to set up and use, Built-in search engine, Torrent creator, Web interface
    CONS: Search engine requires the installation of a special plug-in
  4. eMule

    • 3
    • (415 votes)

    eMule is a P2P download manager

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    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
  5. 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
  6. Folx Torrent Client

    5
    • 3.5
    • (11 votes)

    Fast and intuitive torrent client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy to use, Fast and lightweight, Splitting downloads into threads, Smart Tagging
    CONS: Its advanced features are freely available with other solutions
  7. FrostWire

    6.7.0
    • 3
    • (521 votes)

    Frostwire is a torrent client with tons of features

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Built in media player and previewer., Keep track of files with a good UI., Browse for torrents in-app.
    CONS: At the basic level just another torrent client.
  8. MediaGet

    4246
    • 3.3
    • (63 votes)

    Software Application to Locate and Download Online Files

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: This software has been rated highly by trusted third-party providers., A dedicated application is available for Android tablets and smartphones.
    CONS: Torrents may sometimes be incorrectly identified as "dead" when they are active., This system requires 4G speeds in order to function optimally.
  9. Bitlord

    2.4.6-355
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Stream and download at the same time

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy torrent-searching, Can stream videos while downloading, Has Chromecast support, Integrated with OpenSubtitles
    CONS: Often mistaken for malware, Some terms and features are different compared to most similar programs
  10. aMule

    2.3.3
    • 3.3
    • (865 votes)

    All-platform eMule P2P client

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Easy-to-use search facility, No spyware or adv, Lots of features for tracking download stats
    CONS: Downloads are slow for new users
  11. Deluge

    1.3.15.1
    • 3.5
    • (17 votes)

    A free (gpl) app for Mac, by Deluge Team

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  12. LetsView

    1.0.3.11
    • 2
    • (No votes yet)

    Screen mirroring program

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Offers essential tools for casting, Supports cross-platform compatibility, Includes drawing and mark up tool
    CONS: Limited connection time
  13. Butter Project

    Varies with device
    • 3.8
    • (4 votes)

    A free open-source video streaming app for programmers

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: It is designed for easy forking so you won’t have to change your core a lot, The modular design makes it easy to use as a base for streaming apps
    CONS: The tool is not very popular and there is only a small online forum community, You need a fair amount of programming skill for the post-install bug-hunt
  14. easyMule

    2.0.1.090706
    • 2.8
    • (16 votes)

    User-friendly ED2K client that finds anything

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  15. uTorrent Beta

    1.8.6.35115
    • 3.6
    • (191 votes)

    The latest beta version of the best P2P client for Mac

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Good performance, Optimized use for notebook, Light
    CONS: Beta version isn't yet stable
  16. MP3 Rocket

    5.1.9
    • 3.1
    • (505 votes)

    LimeWire-based file sharing network

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Tabbed interface, Easy to navigate and search
    CONS: Searches don't return results
  17. TorrentDam

    1.2
    • 4.2
    • (5 votes)

    Search multiple torrents instantly

    License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Searches 7 different torrent sites at once, Fast results, Easy to use
    CONS: Requires a browser to display results, Use will diminish over time
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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