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Ares 3.1

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USER REVIEWS

Share and download file with this Peer to Peer application

By Pablo Conde Ferrer

On Friday, May 30, 2014

Ares is a Peer to Peer (P2P) software that you can find and download different files. With this application you can download the file you want from different sources in order to get a faster download. Ares is a web browser and allows you to resume downloads.

Ares uses a system that can be used as a web server, so it's like exchanging files. This is an option that includes the application by an automatic DNS update.

You can use Ares as video and audio player. The author claims that the software is free from spyware and advertising. This is an advantage over other similar applications. This feature gives a lot of fame to Ares. The software also has chat rooms and the user is able to create your own room. Through the control panel you can limit the maximum number and bandwidth (KB / s) used for downloads and uploads. Ares allows choosing the desired language from 11 languages.

Pros

  • Ares has a lot of files and users.
  • Ares has search filters by type.

Cons

  • You have to be careful with possible viruses you can accidentally download.
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Download All Kind of Multimedia Content Including Audio and Video Files

By Sam James

On Monday, June 8, 2015

Ares is a program that uses P2P technology. It allows you to recover or retrieve different types of file which are stored in other users’ PCs. Some of the new features of this program include an embedded browser and upgraded library that allows users to keep track of their downloaded and shared files. Moreover, all of the users of this program can also preview video and audio files prior to completely downloading them. The good thing here is that you don’t have to hang around until the transfer is complete for you to know whether the resulting quality is good or bad, and to confirm if that is the file you really liked. Another good thing here is that the short waiting time, which the program offers to its users. In this tool, you don’t need to wait for very long hours because it makes your task a lot easier compared to other same program out there.

Pros

  • Lightweight and a well organized application
  • The interface looks very decent

Cons

  • Low download speed and shows irrelevant search results
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Download anything in a Convenient and Fast Way with This P2P software

By Daren Garius

On Monday, September 1, 2014

If you are looking for Peer to Peer (P2P) software that is absolutely free, then you must try Ares. I must say this software can download and share almost anything from music, movies, games and software programs. What I like about this software is that it has an advanced search mode that searches only the legitimate and 100% working files. Plus, it has a built-in media player and online radio. In terms of its performance, I have to say it is on its top level. The download speed of this software is very fast since it uses multi sources. Moreover, the interface of this software is very user-friendly that even novice can manage it without any trouble. You can access all the features directly on its interface in just a single click. You don’t need any complicated configuration just to use this software. Overall, Ares is an exceptional software that lets you download anything in a convenient and fast way. This P2P software is definitely a must have.

Pros

  • It has a user-friendly interface
  • It has an advanced search mode

Cons

  • Slow Internet connection may affect its performance
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • i'm going to use this program in several stuff like listening to music as well as watching videos, images and download them and many things .

  • just for listening music and personal use.for all download because i know that this program is am,azing.and it was advaced by a friend thank

  • i put videos together. i have shot them extensively & ares always supplies me with much novelty. i'm hoping that i won't get any more problems.

  • Music Midi Mp3 and all other music file types for my own personal use and education as a musician who continually tries to expand my performance

  • downloading music and videos for personal use only for myself friends and also familyand not reproduction jake unger klassen neices and nephews

What similar programs have you used?
  • i have uses ares for some time had to delete and reinstall a newer version of it i was happy with the old one but have decided to try this hope it works

  • none to seem the mucher conneted to the specifities you would run scaring. may be the default inborn softwares every computr sticker is running for

  • business and office all what has to do with efficiency and pragmatic work environnement so i will be surprised of your goals and efforts to bring this to me

What do you like most about this program?
  • very good comment and friends who are in the site already and they recomended me to join group so i thought id give it a try and see whats its like

  • this program helps me to download music and movies it is considered as the most comprehensive and universal program that provide an excellent entertainment experience

  • I really enjoy using your program because it gives me all the music I enjoy alot and I can usually find my favorite songs and videos on here

  • the fact that the program is made available free of charge sharing musics, movies and other files can we download already help me out here..

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Review

Ares is an open source P2P sharing application in which you can interchange your files with other users. But it is not only a BitTorrent client—Ares also includes some other online services that make it interesting for general users, such as the Internet radio Shoutcast support, or the free built-in player for audio and video.

The process for downloading a file is quite simple. The application brings you a quick-search field in which you can look for any kind of archive you want to get, and Ares will show all the available files on its server. Additionally, you can also open torrent content files in order to get exactly the content you want, to avoid fakes by using sources you are confident with.

Ares works automatically since it requires no configuration at all to successfully share your archives

Ares can work behind the firewalls you have set in order to protect your system. This allows the application to perform fast downloads without having to configure its network settings. In this sense, Ares works automatically, since it requires no configuration at all for successfully sharing your archives. In order to improve the speed rate, the application gets the files that are queued from several users at the same time, using different segments of the target archive. This allows it to not overload users’ connections, optimizing your resources.

Quick-search text field for selecting the files you need
Quick-search text field for selecting the files you need

Additional functions

In order to make it a recommendable program, the developers of Ares have included some free functions that enhance the users’ experience while using the application. This P2P utility includes a powerful file manager that allows you to organize the archives you acquire into different categories. In this way you can have your system folders ordered before finishing the download of a file.

Ares includes in addition a chat service, similar to IRC clients, in which you can get to know new people and ask them about their favorite music, movies and games. These chats are usually sorted by concrete themes or language, so if you want to discover more about the Internet you will be always welcome in these chat rooms.

Although Ares is a very simple application, it includes a multimedia player to instantly reproduce the content you get from the peer-to-peer network. This function is compatible with popular formats, both video and audio. In the same option, you can access streaming radio stations that use the Shoutcast service.

Change the configuration of the network if you want
Change the configuration of the network if you want

Ares 3.1 Features

Here you can find listed the main characteristics of Ares:

  • Fast P2P decentralized sharing network for accessing any kind of digital content as long as users have it on their computers
  • No need for further configuration , since it works behind your Internet firewall
  • It includes chat rooms for getting into different groups according to your interests
  • Built-in multimedia player for listening to music or watching videos you acquire, and playing online radio stations
  • Ares is completely open-source, a feature that allows you to modify its features any way you like
  • A great variety of skins are available to customize the application, adapting it to your likes

If you want to learn more about Ares, you can check its developers’ website through this link.

Interface of the streaming content
Interface of the streaming content

System Requirements

These are the requirements for installation of Ares on your system:

  • Operating system: Windows 98 or later
  • Processor: Pentium III or similar
  • Memory: 128 MB RAM
  • HDD: 6.5 MB free space on disk