DC++ is an open source client for the Direct Connect protocol. Direct Connect allows you to share files over the internet without restrictions or limits. The client is completely free of advertisements and has a nice, easy to use interface. Firewall and router support is integrated and it?s easy and convenient to use functionality like multi-hub connections, auto connections and resuming of downloads.

What is Direct Connect?

This is not a centralized network that you just turn on and plug into. Think of it more like a chatroom. On serious steroids. Find a “hub” as these chatrooms are called, and interact with other users, share files, chat and much more. You can find a bunch of public hubs inside the program, or use hublist to find more. DC++ is an free open-source, ad and spyware-free client, written in C++ for the Direct Connect protocol originally developed by John Hess, that allows you to share files over the internet with other users.

DC++ is a highly ranked piece of software among the projects hosted at Sourceforge. With almost fifty million downloads, new users continue to find benefits from the software every day. If you’re new to DC++ don’t hesitate to take a moment to browse the forum or read the frequently asked questions. However, the simplicity of the software user interface will help you get started in no-time.

Review by Jared Moya

DC++ has an average rating 4.0 out of 5 based on 10 user ratings.