Popular and Common P2P File Sharing Programs

Looking for peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs? Most likely you have heard that the P2P program is commonly used to share movie, video, music and other files on P2P network, and would like to use it too.

How it works? Usually when you download file by using this P2P file sharing program, it will download the file from many sources part by part, and at the same time your downloaded files will be shared and downloaded by other users too, and so overall the download process is much quicker and efficient.

This is an example:

peer to peer file sharing programs

There are many P2P file sharing applications available on Internet, but you have to be careful before using this type of software:

- Illegal file sharing or downloading of copyright protected files (movie, music, song, etc) without authorization on P2P network can be a criminal case, so you need to be aware about this.
- Downloaded files might be infected with worm/virus, so remember to scan the downloaded file from P2P network before opening it.

Sometimes antivirus program will also detect these P2P file sharing applications as adware, so you need to put the program into exclusion list in order to use it.

Here I list down some popular P2P file sharing programs, you can choose the one you prefer!

BitTorrent – Using your BitTorrent client, access the internet's richest media. Search the web for stuff to download and access helpful resources.

Kazaa - Kazaa is the best place to download music, videos and ringtones. We have it all here in an easy to use website.

Bitcomet - BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download management software, which is powerful, fast, very easy-to-use, and completely free.

BearShare - BearShare is a file-sharing program that lets you find, download, share, and publish audio and video files. An ever-growing community of millions of registered users ensures quick location and download of virtually any type of file available on the P2P network.

eMule - eMule is one of the biggest and most reliable peer-to-peer file sharing clients around the world. Many developers contribute to the project, so the network gets more and more efficient with every new version.

MLDonkey - MLdonkey is the most powerful peer2peer application for the edonkey2000 network! It is running on Linux/Unix, Windows and MacOS.

I also found this informative wikipedia page that lists down many different P2P file sharing applications with comparison, you can have a look too!

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