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The 10 Most Downloaded Open Source Apps Of All Time

Everyone loves open source software. After all… its free! Many times I’ve heard the question, “what are the most popular open source applications of all time?” I decided to find out.

1. eMule – 520,970,337 downloads: The most popular open source download of all time is a peer-to-peer file sharing client. What does this tell you?

2. Vuze (formerly Azureus) – 489,705,154 downloads: The second most popular open source download of all time is a Java-based BitTorrent client. Wow!

3. Ares Galaxy – 217,874,303 downloads:

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SourceForge downloads

I do love Free Software, and I sure like the Open Source methodology, but I would imagine that people find many more apps in the GNU/Linux software repositories or from an application's website, more than at SourceForge. Perhaps not tho, but SF is a bit technically-oriented.

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