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Introducing SourceForge Downloads

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SourceForge.net introduced a new service this week. Until now, if you wanted to distribute your software on SourceForge’s global network, you needed to set up a complete project, which for project leaders who preferred to develop elsewhere meant generating services for collaborative software development that they didn’t need. Now you can develop your software anywhere you like, but just distribute it via SourceForge, and get the benefit of our free, global distribution network, along with the visibility of being listed on the leading open source software directory.

The new SourceForge Downloads distribution service sports a new file manager that’s simpler to use than the one current site users are familiar with – but which they can now use. It shows only one folder at a time, so page loads are faster, especially for large projects.

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