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I've used ShakesPeer for it's clean and Mac-like interface. But the downloads are really slow. Is there a faster alternative to ShakesPeer?

Preferably having at least the same features as ShakesPeer itself if not more. Also preferable if the software follows the Apple Human Interface Guidelines.

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    Could you expand on the features for those not familiar with ShakesPeer? – BinaryMisfit Aug 17 '10 at 19:51
  • Anything faster than ShakesPeer will do actually. It is about 10 times slower than anything else (on other platforms) that I've ever used. – Jungle Hunter Aug 17 '10 at 19:57
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I haven't tried these but Jucy and EiskaltDC++ are two DirectConnect clients that work on mac. However, neither appears to use a mac interface.

source: http://alternativeto.net/desktop/shakespeer/?sort=likes&platform=mac

  • Are they any faster? – Jungle Hunter Aug 17 '10 at 19:59
  • someone else would have to comment on that... as I said I haven't tried them. Just pointing you to some alternatives :) – Robert S Ciaccio Aug 17 '10 at 20:05
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Whatever calavera pointed you at — also, try MLDonkey, NeoModus Direct Connect (DC original client!) and Valknut, they all have Mac versions.

Since I'm not a DC user, can't comment on speed =(

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