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DC++ application is an open-source file-sharing client for Windows for the Direct Connect and Advanced Direct Connect network. Direct Connect allows you to share files over the Internet without restrictions or limits.

The DC++ client is completely free of advertisements and has a nice, easy-to-use interface. Firewall and router support is integrated and it is easy and convenient to use functionality like multi-hub connections, auto-connections, and resuming of downloads.

DC++ is a highly ranked piece of software among the projects hosted at Sourceforge. With more than fifty million downloads, new users continue to find benefits from the software every day. The program is, based on observable factors, the most prevalent client on the Direct Connect network.

DC++ is free software, written in C++ for Direct Connect and licensed under the GNU GPL 2.

DC++ Features:

  • No ads, spyware, or bundled software that you don’t need
  • Open-source software, code freely available under the GNU GPL
  • Joins multiple hubs at the same time
  • Multiple protocol support (ADC & NMDC)
  • List of bookmark-like favourite hubs and users
  • Shares large files and many files per your organization scheme
  • Tiger Tree Hashes (TTH) used for file integrity
  • Search across all (or selected) connected hubs by file type, size, name, or hash
  • Resume of downloads, with optional automatic search for alternate sources by TTH
  • Logging options and configuration for chat, private messages, downloads, and uploads
  • Automatic connectivity setup with autoconfiguration of UPnP and NAT-PMP routers
  • MAGNET link support for linking to specific content
  • Automatic and manual download priorities
  • Saving user’s file lists for browsing and queueing
  • GUI supports many languages using community-supplied Gettext .po language files
  • Segmented downloading
  • NAT-Traversal support
  • SSL encrypted secure hub-client communication and file transfers
  • Bandwidth limiting capabilities
  • Plugin support

Changes in DC++ 0.871 (2022-04-01):
  • Update OpenSSL to version 1.1.1n
  • Offer the current testing release to a random subset of users at the start (emtee)
  • [L#1965620] Restore TLS connections to certain servers with multiple hostnames (fix adapted from AirDC++)



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