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It wasn't the first and it won't be the last, but Ares is certainly one of the best P2P clients available. As well as offering a simple but fully-featured user experience, it installs in just a few minutes and is totally free.


  • Downloads From Multiple Sources At Once
  • Easily Organise Files and Folders
  • Built In Media Player
  • Connect With Other Users and Friends
  • Chat Rooms
  • And Much, Much More!
  • Download Information

    Operating System: All Windows Versions
    System Requirements: Very Low Resources
    Installation Type: Powered by InstallSphere
    Download Size: Less Than 5 Minutes
    Version: The Latest Full Version
    Software Price: 100% Free To Use

    New In This Version

    The newest version of Ares Galaxy primarily aims to minimise the connectivity issues that some users experience. Besides this the existing features of the program have been enhanced and any bugs found have been resolved.

    Why Choose Ares Galaxy?

    With an extensive user base and an excellent online support system, help is never far away if you run into trouble. In fact, because it is open source, Ares has a particularly wide and committed base of experienced P2Pers waiting to help those who need it.

    Optional Software

    Optional third party offers will be presented during installation - this may include a toolbar that will appear in your browsers should you choose to install. Yahoo OR Tuvaro may be offered, shown below:

    The Bottom Line

    The user interface of the program has been designed with simplicity in mind. It's easy to apply the knowledge you've gained from using other programs to see instantly how Ares functions. Mixed into the experience, Ares also features a chat function. This allows interaction with the multitude of users online at any one time. This social aspect is, of course, what P2P is about in the first place. Meeting other people with similar interests will help you find the files you need quickly. Get involved by downloading Ares now and logging on!

    Helpful Links

    Read more about Ares Galaxy on Wikipedia or directly from the Developer's Website. You can also learn about the open source licence that Ares Galaxy uses Here, download the Source Code or begin downloading Ares Galaxy by clicking on the Download Button below.

    Critic Reviews

    'Installing Ares only takes a few minutes and the interface is simple enough that anybody will feel comfortable with it.' – Softonic Review

    Installation Instructions

    1. Click the Download Now button above
    2. Click Run or Save File in Firefox/Chrome
    3. Click Run again, or Double-Click the File
    4. Press Allow to any any security prompts
    4. Follow the easy installation insructions
    5. The software is now installed successfully!

    Using The Software

    When installed on your computer, the software will be accessible through the "Programs" list which is visible upon clicking the Windows button otherwise known as the "Start" button in the lower left portion of your computer screen. We recommend choosing the software as the default program for your media viewing needs. When you have chosen Easy Media Player as your default media player, then the program will open and play automatically when you click on a compatible file.

    More Information provides users with our own customized versions of free open source software. While these are slightly different from the original, the original versions can also be download for free through other websites, such as FileHippo from Here. does not have a direct relationship with the owners of the open source software our products are based on and provided on is distributing modified installers which differ from the originals. The modified installers are compliant with the original software manufacturer's policies and terms and conditions. The Download Free installer is an install manager that will manage the installation of the software that you have selected to download. In addition to managing the installation of your selected software, the Download Free installer will make recommendations for additional free software that you may be interested in. Additional software may include toolbars, browser add-ons, game applications, anti-virus applications, and other types of applications. You are not required to install any additional software to receive your selected software. You can completely remove the program at any time in Windows' Add/Remove Programs.

    The Download-Free install manager will handle your installation, Learn More. By installing you agree to the EULA. Learn how to uninstall software Here. The original version of this software is also available free from the developers site.