Shareaza is a peer-to-peer file sharing client running under Microsoft Windows which supports the gnutella, Gnutella2 , BitTorrent, FTP and HTTP network protocols and handles magnet links, ed2k links, and the now deprecated gnutella and Piolet links. That allows you to download any file-type found on several popular P2P networks. It is available in 30 languages. It is free software.
- [advt]Security filter: The Shareaza client has some basic content filters including a forced child and some other optional filters such as a filter for files encumbered with Digital rights management (DRM)
- Shareaza implements a framework for additional plugins
- The client can have almost all parts of the GUI skinned
- Shareaza contains 3 user modes: first one is for normal users, second mode is for power users, third mode is the windowed mode
- Shareaza contains a built-in IRC (chat) client which allows users to communicate with each other