FrostWire is a free, open source file sharing alternative to LimeWire. Gnutella support was dropped entirely in version 5 and now FrostWire only uses the BitTorrent network.
Tips: New in Version 5.0.8: no spam; send file, Send folder capabilities; audio playback with mplayer; New skinning system; Gnutella support discontinued; Search powered by popular bittorrent search engines.
FrostWire features online chat rooms where users can have conversations about the movies, music, and TV shows and make new friends in the Peer to Peer community.
LimeWire is a free peer-to-peer file-sharing program. LimeWire uses the BitTorrent protocol and the Gnutella network to provide an unparalleled searches and download speeds to every user. Version 5 re-envisions LimeWire for a Web 2.0 world, with an emphasis on sharing with friends, square buttons with rounded corners, and overall a cleaner interface.
Tips: FrostWire has more than just a few similarities to Limewire, it does not carry advertising and there are no annoying pop-ups. FrostWire is straightforward and easy to use. A simple search bar, divided by category, makes it a breeze to browse for a file, whether it is a video, image, audio, or program.
Transmission is an open source, volunteer-based project. It allows users to download files from the Internet and upload their own files or torrents.
Soulseek is a peer-to-peer file-sharing network and application. it's mostly easy to use and boasts a couple of extras, Soulseek's shaky performance makes it a strictly average file-sharing option.
Soulseek is an no ad, no spyware and file-sharing application dedicated predominantly to the free trade of electronic music and the promotion of unsigned artists. Search for and share all kinds of files in chat rooms.