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Free P2P File Sharing Downloads

David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / October 26, 2012

By using these applications, people can share and download music, movies, games, images, documents from networks such as Gnutella, Ares or OpenFT. Their features include support for different P2P networks, support for multiple downloads, integrated media players, etc.

Download solution synonyms: Free P2P Client, Free Peer to Peer Client, Freeware P2P Client

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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Shareaza Plus
Shareaza Plus
User rating:
(75 votes)
Freeware

Shareaza Plus is developed to create the fastest Gnutella 1+2, eDonkey2k and BitTorrent client.It combines four networks with different qualities to create one powerful client with more advantages than other single network applications. ShareazaPlus even supports the ability to download a single file from these four networks simultaneously, leading to faster downloads.

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BearShare
BearShare
Editor rating:
User rating:
(1385 votes)
Freeware

BearShare is a multi-purpose tool that was especially created for music lovers. It has to offer a great deal of features, and it’s completely free. By using BearShare, you are able to search and download various audio tracks from the Internet, manage your music collection, play songs and videos, and also burn audio tracks on CD.

Pros:
  • Includes a media player.
  • Supports video formats.
  • Free program.
  • Very appealing user-interface.
Cons:
  • Installs unnecessary software.
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DC++
DC++
Editor rating:
User rating:
(81 votes)
Open source

DC++ is a free and open source file-sharing program that can use Direct Connect and Advanced Direct Connect protocols. This is a good program, but will require some tweaking, both in its options and in your firewall, to get it to work at its best. In the end, this program suffers from using old protocols, and is no match to modern file sharing programs.

Pros:
  • Free and Open Source.
  • User friendly.
  • Intuitive interface.
  • Stable and works perfectly.
Cons:
  • Using old protocols.
  • You need to know about P2P and DC.
  • Majority of shared files are copyrighted (illegal to download).
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Ares P2P
Ares P2P
User rating:
(2 votes)
Freeware

Ares P2P is a free file sharing program that enables users to share audio, video, image, and other media files.

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Imesh PRO
Imesh PRO
User rating:
(2 votes)
Freeware

Imesh PRO is a popular free P2P file-sharing application that allows users to share, find and download an ample collection of music, movies, games, images, documents, and software titles files from both Gnutella and G2 networks. The primary goals of Imesh PRO are security, stability and its starting point conception was that basic computer users should manage to open effortless the program

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WinMX
WinMX
Editor rating:
User rating:
(4 votes)
Freeware

WinMx is a freeware P2P client that downloads and shares our media files over the internet. This software starts as an OpenNAP client that enables to be connected to several servers at the same time. After of this the company responsible for the creation of the software created a proprietary protocol, named WinMX Peer Network Protocol (WPNP).

Pros:
  • Easy to Install.
  • Multiple Functions.
  • Freeware.
  • Compatibility with most LAN configurations.
Cons:
  • LAN configuration is not so easy to configure.
  • The author and the software website are not longer available.
  • Supported only in Microsoft Operating Systems.
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ShareZilla
ShareZilla
Editor rating:
User rating:
(3 votes)
Freeware

ShareZilla is a file sharing program with many useful features. It supports multiple networks and it has its own library and media player. You can also share files with the help of ShareZilla. Limits can be set on the total download and upload bandwidth. Searching can be done within the program itself or you can open torrent files from a different source.

Pros:
  • Easy to use.
  • Has a media library.
  • Nice media player.
Cons:
  • During the installation process it asks to install additional software.
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LimeSharePro
LimeSharePro
Editor rating:
User rating:
(2 votes)
Freeware

LimeShare Pro is a very light and powerful P2P client, which allows you to connect to millions of other users around the world and share your files with them. This program has a very friendly user interface, and is able to work in background mode without interrupting your work, just leaving a simple icon in your system tray area.

Pros:
  • Light.
  • Works in background mode.
  • Allows for very detailed searches.
  • Includes technical support.
Cons:
  • Requires installing Java.
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Ares Gold
Ares Gold
User rating:
(1 votes)

Ares Gold is a free file sharing program that builds on the latest P2P technology to offer a unique and exciting user experience. Ares Gold completely eliminates the performance problems that have plagued other P2P networks.

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BitHost
BitHost
User rating:
(3 votes)
Freeware

Features: -Multiple P2P networks support; -Clean, intelligent interface with bracing colors; -Multiple simultaneous downloads; -Results displayed within different tabs; -Advanced file-hashing; -Support for reviews, user comments and ratings; -Preview filters;

Latest Comments:

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LimeRunner
LimeRunner
User rating:
(3 votes)
Freeware

LimeRunner is a p2p file sharing client based on the popular Limewire program. The application offers a revamped interface with a plus of style. Your outgoing and incoming connections are monitored by host name, but additionally you get bandwidth information, the version being used, etc.

Latest Comments:

apart Small in size, very easy to install and never crashed....The speed is very good too.

Bryan Awesome

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lphant
lphant
Editor rating:
User rating:
(41 votes)
Freeware

lphant is a simple to use application that enables you to download and share your favorite tunes with other users. Although the program's music library isn't as complete as you would expect, this handy utility provides you other nice features, such as the ability to create music playlists, watch YouTube videos, and access to an effective search tool that helps you find the latest tunes.

Pros:
  • User-friendly interface.
  • Comes with a built-in music player.
  • You can watch YouTube videos directly from its interface.
  • Available in many languages.
Cons:
  • Not many songs can be downloaded.
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eMule
eMule
Editor rating:
User rating:
(1079 votes)
Freeware

eMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing client. The program offers a wide range of search possibilities, which include: Servers, web based, and Kad. It is a completely free of charge application also free of adware, spyware and any other kind of intrusive programs.

Pros:
  • Huge amount of files to be shared.
  • Excellent corruption handling.
  • Supports source exchanges
  • Multilingual (52 languages supported)
Cons:
  • eMule is not updated regularly.
  • Remarkably slower than other p2p clients.
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BitComet Turbo
BitComet Turbo
User rating:
(3 votes)
Freeware

BitComet Turbo is a file sharing program that offers you the opportunity to download any kind of media files. It enables users to share any digital file including movies, images, audio, video and documents. It reveals lots of data related to the downloading process including the number of seeders and peers you have been connected to, the download speed, ETA and additional info.

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LuckyWire
LuckyWire
Editor rating:
Freeware

Luckywire is a peer-to-peer file sharing application that connects users to the GNutella network. It features faster download speed than similar programs like Limewire or Frostwire, and it is free. Additionally, you can find an integrated chat system.

Pros:
  • Faster download speeds.
  • Great interface is very easy to use.
  • Gets files which are hard to find.
  • Useful file result filter.
  • Free.
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P2P Rocket
P2P Rocket
User rating:
(1 votes)
Freeware

P2P Rocket is a reliable file-sharing program that enables you to download anything you want from movies and music to games, applications and documents. You can type what you’re looking for in search window and then double click to download it on your computer.

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