Ares (formerly Ares Galaxy) is a free open source bittorent and chat program that enables users to share any digital file including images, audio, video, software, documents, etc. You may now easily publish your files through the Ares peer to peer network. As a member of the virtual community, you can search and download just about any file shared by other users. Latest versions also support internet radio stations. With Ares you can join chat rooms or host your channel and meet new friends.
Fast multisource downloads
Ares automatically finds more sources and downloads files from many users at once. This can increase remarkably the speed of your downloads. Ares works behind firewalls and requires zero configuration.
Powerfull library organizer
Your shared files are organized into categories in a library section. You can sort your files by type, category and easily change your share settings. An handy quick-search feature locates your files by typing a keyword.
Built-in audio/video player
You can preview files while their download is in progress and organize a playlist made of your favourites. Ares’ player supports Shoutcast internet radio.
Filesharing chat rooms
You can host your chat room and join other available channels. Creating a chat channel has never been easier, now you can chat and meet new friends while you download files. Dec 2008 Updated channel-list protocol.