eDonkey is an application that allows you to share and download files with millions of other people across the globe. It is fast and easy to use with the most sophisticated file sharing technology available.
eDonkey contains the most advanced peer to peer filesharing technology available. It is robust, fast and easy to use.
- Elegant easy to use interface
- International versions. Now available in many languages
- Share and Download any type of file.
- Downloads are automatically continued from session to session.
- Completely distributed and self organizing network. No central servers.
- Horde Anti-leeching system (see side bar)
- Multiple source downloads. Download a file from several different users at once.
- Network wide searches (see side bar)
- Support for other download protocols such as http and bittorrent
- Private messaging
- Simultaneous uploading and downloading of the same file. Providing the fastest distribution of files possible.
- Dynamic ports. eDonkey can be configured to run over any port.
- Plugin System
- ed2k links. You can embed links in webpages that will initiate downloads within eDonkey.
- Statistics. Keep track of how much your client is sending and receiving
- Multiple search tab interface
- Automatic fake file detection
It now has NAT Traversal support so in some cases if two people are behind firewalls then they can still make a connection.