Ares

Ares is a free open source file sharing 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 decentralized network. As a member of the virtual community, you can search and download just about any file shared by other users. With Ares you can also join chat rooms or host your channel and meet new friends.

Most of this program, including the chat channels and content available for download, is in Spanish

Latest versions support BitTorrent protocol and Shoutcast radio stations. With Ares you can also join chat rooms or host your channel and meet new friends.

Ares runs on its own Decentralized Network. It usually is averaging around 2,000,000 files or lower, depending on what supernode you connect to. There is Multi-Source downloading which makes downloads alot quicker. The network does not have many, if any fake files. The network is pretty clean right now and is very dependable.

Some of the Ares features include:

  • Advanced search for all types of media files (Audio, Video, Games, Software, Photos and more).
  • Very fast downloads from multiple users simultaneously.
  • Automatic resume feature that assures the completion of all your requested downloads.
  • A Media Player with play lists and full-screen mode.
  • Ability to preview Audio and Video files while their download is in progress.
  • Enhanced Library Manager ideally designed for organizing all your PCs media files.
  • Advanced media filter that prevents access to offensive files and viruses.
  • Ability to create your chat room and chat with your friends while downloading.
  • The most friendly and intuitive user interface.
  • Bandwidth and queue control.

Ares is a peer to peer file sharing 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 Network.

As a member of the Ares network, you can also search and download just about any digital media file. With Ares you can also join or host chat rooms and meet new friends. Softgap is an international software company engaged in the business of providing cutting edge peer to peer filesharing software.

Ares is 100% free but comes bundled with optional NavHelper software by NavExcel NavHelper is a browser object which allows to enter search keywords directly in the address bar of Internet Explorer. If you don’t want to install it, just opt-out while you install Ares. If you have installed the browser object but you don’t want it anymore, just go to control panel->add/remove programs, remove NavHelper and restart your computer.

Review by Jared Moya

Ares has an average rating 3.6 out of 5 based on 58 user ratings.