eMule alternatives

  • RetroShare

  • RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and OpenSSL to encrypt all communication.

    tags: anonymous-file-sharing anonymous-secure-filesharing chat-clients decentralized email-client
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD
  • 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 same interests, share information, and chat freely using real-time messages in public or private. Soulseek®, with its built-in people matching system, is a great way to make new friends and expand your mind!

    tags: file-sharing peer-to-peer slsk
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • aMule

  • From the official website, aMule 2.3.2 released, September 16, 2016, 10:40:47 AM by GonoszTopi

    tags: file-sharing peer-to-peer multi-platform
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD
  • DC++

  • DC++ is an open source client for Windows for the Direct Connect protocol. Direct Connect allows you to share files over the internet without restrictions or limits. The client is completely free of advertisements and has a nice, easy to use interface. Firewall and router support is integrated and its easy and convenient to use functionality like multi-hub connections, auto connections and resuming of downloads.

    tags: direct-connect direct-connect-protocol no-restriction resume-downloads share-files
    platform: Windows
  • MLDonkey

  • MLDonkey is an open source, multi-protocol, peer-to-peer file sharing application that runs as a back-end server application on many platforms. It can be controlled through a user interface provided by one of many separate front-ends, including a Web interface, telnet interface and over a dozen native client programs.Its great when you have multple computers and you want to set up one server to download and in multiple computers with multiple users you can add files. (use it with Sancho Gui)

    tags: Discontinued bittorrent ed2k edonkey emule-like
    platform: Windows Linux Discontinued
  • Shareaza

  • Shareaza is the most luxurious and sophisticated file sharing system you'll find. It can harness the power of up to four separate peer-to-peer networks, including EDonkey2000, Gnutella, BitTorrent and Shareaza's native network, Gnutella2.

    tags: bittorrent built-in-player edonkey extensible file-sharing
    platform: Windows
  • BlockTech Alexandria

  • Imagine a platform like Youtube, Soundcloud, or Netflix - without any of the costly server or bandwidth overhead. Users can self-publish anything, including videos, music, books, 3D-printables, recipes, and more. Content creators have complete control over how their work is published with several different monetization options. Only the publisher has the power to remove her/his content from the library.

    tags: Discontinued blockchain distributed media-center media-manager
    platform: Online IPFS Discontinued
  • eMule MorphXT

  • Features morph adds to official eMule

    tags: Discontinued edonkey file-sharing kad mod
    platform: Windows Discontinued
  • Ares

  • Ares is a free open source file sharing program that enables users to share any digital file including images, audio, video, software, documents, etc. You may now easily publish your files through the Ares peer to peer network. As a member of the virtual community, you can search and download just about any file shared by other users. Latest versions support BitTorrent protocol and Shoutcast radio stations. With Ares you can also join chat rooms or host your channel and meet new friends.

    tags: Warning file-sharing peer-to-peer
    platform: Windows Warning
  • Calypso

  • Calypso, formerly Kommute, is a cross platfrom file sharing client using the anonymous network MUTE. Developped using C++ and Qt. For windows and linux, portable to other environments. You can try it by following the installation instructions below.

    tags: Discontinued Portable anonymous-file-sharing file-sharing integrated-search
    platform: Windows Linux Discontinued
  • eMule Plus

  • eMule Plus is a new generation eye candy eMule compatible client created to improve the original GUI and to bring you the best experience ever. Give it a try and feel the boogie. eMule Plus does not contain any spyware, adware or the like. Its open source and free for life.

    tags: Discontinued file-sharing peer-to-peer edonkey ed2k
    platform: Windows Discontinued
  • Fopnu

  • Simple and easy to useFully decentralized networkAll shared files are indexed locallyNo relaying of other user's searchesPure UDP protocol that utilizes forward error correctionFull connection encryption and decentralized public key infrastructureRecirculating token system that helps distribute upload bandwidth fairlyEfficient and fast transfers via re-combining and re-encoding blocks at all nodesClean install and uninstall, or stand-alone operation, with no annoying .Net or Java dependenciesNO Spyware NO Ads NO Nonsense »

    tags: file-sharing p2p-sharing
    platform: Windows Linux
  • NeoLoader

  • NeoLoader is a download manager/filesharing client, designed to work across network borders.It can download files from various One Click Hosting sites as well as from BitTorrent and eMule/eDonkey2000. In addition to that Neo provides an exclusive anonymous filesharing Network, based on a TOR-like packet routing in its own Next Generation Kademlia network.NeoLoader supports a large amount of hosting sites, see our Supported Hosters page for a complete list. Both its BitTorrent as well as its eMule support is state of the art. It supports all mainstream protocol extensions. See our full Feature List for details.NeoLoader is available for all major platforms, Windows, Mac OS X as well as various Linux operating systems. You can find them at our Download page. »

    tags: anonymous-secure-filesharing bittorrent-client distributed download-manager ed2k
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Nicotine+

  • SoulSeek is a p2p network/software, in particular geared towards finding music you may not find elsewhere, and finding about more music you may not know about!

    tags: file-sharing peer-to-peer python slsk soulseek-client
    platform: Windows Linux
  • Shareaza P2P

  • Shareaza is a peer-to-peer file sharing client running under Microsoft Windows which supports the gnutella, Gnutella2 (G2), eDonkey, BitTorrent, FTP, HTTP and HTTPS network protocols and handles magnet links, ed2k links, and the now deprecated gnutella and Piolet links. It is available in 30 languages.

    tags: file-sharing gnutella gnutella2 peer-to-peer
    platform: Windows