BearShare is an application designed for people that want to share or find various music files. The tool uses the peer to peer protocol in order to share files and users can easily connect to other computers in order to download the requested files. There are advantages regarding this connection method, one of them being that downloads can be paused and resumed later if the user cannot leave the computer open for certain files to be downloaded. Moreover, download speeds are higher than what browsers provide and the required bandwidth will not be an issue.
Connections are established almost instantly and the downloads are really fast. In order to find the required music files, users can perform searches using different elements: they can search using the name of the artist, the album’s title or by the year of appearance. This way, users can find the perfect results for them. Using this method, larger collections can be found, too. Different media files can also be downloaded, such as movie files. All of these files can be played using the small but useful media player included into the app.
The developers of the application provide constant updates to it but they also give users access to also interesting features. The community around this program is large and everyone can create custom playlists that can be shared with others right through the application’s interface. Moreover, such playlists can also be downloaded from the special tab included in the application and the best playlists of the week are highlighted by the developers. This way, users can download high quality music files and they can boost their productivity or relax. The tool is installed with ease and there are no other add-ons that can be installed, nor there are adware or spyware elements inside the app.