Shareaza 2.7.7.0 r9499

Well-rounded tool which lets you connect to Gnutella 1, Gnutella 2, eDonkey, and DC++ networks so as to download and share files, and features a media player, library and chat
Shareaza is a software application which was built in order to aid people in sharing and downloading files and directories, by connecting to the Gnutella 1, Gnutella 2, eDonkey, and DC++ networks.

Seamless setup and clean interface

After going through a pretty quick and smooth installation process, you are required to select your Internet connection type, as well as the desired download and upload speed in a configuration wizard.

Once you finish completing this step, you are acquainted with a well-organized interface. It displays a menu bar, a few tabs and an overview of your connection status, library, downloads, uploads and seeding torrents. Consequently, it is accessible to all user categories.

Search for items and view results

The search function is quite simple, as it only enables you to input a keyword and select the type of file you are interested in. Nonetheless, you should know that the results are displayed fairly quickly, and the process can be stopped at any point with just a click of the button.

Moreover, results can be viewed in the main along with details such as name, extension type, size, rating, status, client, time, country and host/count. Hovering over an item brings up even more information, and it is possible to download files or browse all the shared files from a particular user.

Use a multimedia player and create playlists

A download queue is available, while you can easily pause, resume or cancel such a process and preview multimedia files in the built-in media player, even if the download is not complete. It is also possible to create playlists and save them to the hard drive using an M3U format.

Access your library, check items for viruses and chat with people

This utility comes bundled with a library, which enables you to view all the items you have shared with other users, as well as the ones you have downloaded over time.

You can also bring up properties pertaining to them, search for similar files, copy the URL, rename, remove, move or copy items from one location to another, as well as check them for viruses with VirusTotal.com.

Last but not least, it is possible to access a pretty extensive list of channels and connect to them, in order to communicate with other people, as well as remotely access this tool from any web browser.

Bottom line

In conclusion, Shareaza is a highly customizable peer-to-peer file sharing client which offers you access to a centralized database of software and multimedia resources. It encompasses a large amount of options which will keep you busy for quite a while, as well as an intuitive UI. The system’s performance is not going to be hindered, our tests did not reveal any errors, hangs or bugs, while the response time is relatively good.

Reviewed by on July 7th, 2014


last updated on:
September 15th, 2014, 12:16 GMT
file size:
12.1 MB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Shareaza
license type:
GPL 
operating system(s):
Windows All
category:
C: \ Internet \ File Sharing
download hub:
P2P Clients ( + 2 others )

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softpedia rating

4.5/5

user rating 178

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What's New in version 2.7.1.1 r9358
  • Added some measures against G2 overloading.
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Application description

Shareaza is a Gnutella file sharing application that will allow you to find/share any type of material: images, audio,...

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