Release date: 
Thursday, 1 December, 2005



Authors/Port authors:

aMule is a multi-platform client for the ED2K file sharing network and based on the windows client eMule. There is no GUI but you can manage the program using a browser as Firefox. Source code is available.

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

See readme.txt for details. Note that you have to switch off amuled.exe to edit amule.conf.

Note about sharedir.dat: one thing to keep in mind about shareddir.dat is that the directories listed there are shared non-recursively. There's no way to share a directory truly recursively. You have to list every subdirectory that you want shared explicitly. To create the share files list, open the configuration file in Enhanced Editor, delete everything and enter the directories in the form c:\dir
This is so that it will create a unix style text file without a ^Z at the end. Try doing only a few directories at a time in case one of the directories is causing the problem. As search-engine, use an ed2k web-based. The ed2k download function is called [ed2k:// ED2K Link(s)].

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

aMule v. 2.0.3 (1/12/2005) Readme/What's new
Requirements: 32-bit TCP/IP Setup: Install into a directory \amule (This is hardcoded, but at least you can choose the drive) Run amuled It will fail, but create several files and directories under \amule Edit amule.conf, ideally with Enhanced Editor so you wan't have ^Z problems. In the [ExternalConnect] section set AcceptExternalConnections and ECUseTCPPort to 1 Use "makepass <password>" to md5 encode a password and enter it into ECPassword You can also change TempDir and IncomingDir if you want. You can list directory names in shareddir.dat with files you want to share. You can now run amuled. It is the server that will do the uploading and downloading. Generally you should leave this running when ever you are online. You can connect to it with "amulecmd -h" or "amuleweb -h", a web server that you connect to with from a webbrowser. amuleweb has more features and a better interface. If you have problems with Access Violations when amuled is running, reduce Max. Connections to about 40. This can be done from the preferances page in amuleweb. Where ever possible purchase material from the author, until copyright expires. See for more documenation See for support
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