This page contains feedback from our readers explaining which P2P client they use, and why.Share Your Reason
- I download anything I want, illegal or not. I don't care, and I'm not afraid. I live in Mexico and my ISP can't do anything about it.... .
- —Guest Punisher
Xunlei may work for you
- Xunlei is a P2P client software popular in China. You can find all kinds of resources over this app despite the fact that is faces many copyright infringement..
- —Guest Angli Liu
LimeWire is dead
- LimeWire is now in a MAJOR lawsuit for their upload and download infringements, and big brother is trying to get the program shut down.
- —Guest tuitch 95
- I use Vuze. It's pretty good, no lag and most files I want r on there.
- —Guest Memines
Utorrent was great, until...
- I used to use Utorrent, which was great. Then I started getting emails from my ISP about downloading illegal files. The only problem with that was my PC was in the shop both times. I had to change my Network id and password 6 times in the past year. I am now petrified to download anything.
- —Guest fyredawn
Greedy, Nasty RIAA
- I'm in the same predicament: trying to find the best P2P since Limewire went. I can say stay away from LimeWire Turbo. The files are fake, containing lectures about how your downloading music , when you're too poor to buy it, is illegal and you're bad bad bad. I gave them thousands of $ over the years for CDs for maybe 2 good songs on each and it's enough. Art should be for all. So anyway, rant aside, my search continues for a better P2P. More suggestions people?
- —Guest Lenoir
Aarrrrr... - Pirate Bay is the way 2 go
- In my experience, Pirate Bay is the best p2p site going. Ease of use - never got a virus - and they let downloaders leave comments. Just by reading a few of these comments, you can tell if the torrent is bulls%!* . Once you establish a rapport with one of the more prominent uploaders, they'll usually have what you're lookin' for. I suggest however you first download Miro, and from there you can download Pirate Bay. Good luck and enjoy, but most of all be careful!
- —Guest aidensdad
Still looking for a better network
- Since LimeWire got shut down, I have also used FrostWire, and it is almost identical to LimeWire. I'm still looking for a better P2P program.
- —Guest johnd
BitTorrent has always worked well for me
- Bit torrent does it all for me - music, movies etc.
- —Guest lilleyen
Not sure which ones are legal anymore
- I am scared to death to download music from P2P sites since so many people seem to get in trouble for doing so (even though it is P2P!).
- —Guest Ashley
It's a matter of personal choice
- I have been in the same predicament as many here. Limewire had its downsides, but it is all I have used since Napster was forced to change, and I really enjoyed Limewire. Now I am stuck trying to find the "best" p2p software merely to be met with disappointment. The best I have ran into so far is Shareaza, however unless you really know what you're doing it is difficult to regulate bandwidths, queue positions, etc to make the software behave as you wish at maximum potential. Tried Vuze, Bearshare, and a few others but none really matched the standard I became accustomed to with Limewire. It would make it much easier to find the best p2p software if so many download sites weren't flooded w/ B.S. reviews merely to push their product. For the most part Id have to say the best is for the most part up to the person. Depending on what files, features you want incorporated into the software. I'm trying find out about a new p2p called "Anubis."
- —Guest DarkExiztance
LimeWire is shut down
- I am an old guy here and I need some help with getting mp3 music from the internet to burn to disc for my own enjoyment. Seems like the last 4 so called free mp3 music companies i have tried have all wanted money after using them for a lil while....I feel like Big Brother has taken over the Internet .....Wish I had the knowledge you young people have to know what to do here.
- —Guest cliff cartwright
Problems with them all
- SHAREAZA sucks for my needs. LIMEWIRE used to be OK but has gotten filled with fake files that are nothing but advertising or worse. ARES works well for me but is slow. I'm going to try another P2P...maybe BIT TORRENT. I'll let you know how it works out.
- —Guest BigFuzzyBear
BitTorrent - easy to use
- Because BitTorrent has got the simplest interface and I am comfortable with it.
- —Guest humanbot
I've tried (some of) them, and...
- So far, Limewire seems to be the best...both from a software point of view and speed. However, it seems to me a little limited in it's available files...not as good as Ares which I also use. Ares has good software but it's speed is slower and it doesn't seem to have as much 'umph' in getting me files. Shareaza has (for my interests) limited utility and is not too fast either. Just my 2 cents
- —Guest FuzzyBear