2get
2get
1.9.7
2.6
0.0
2get free download for Mac

2get for Mac1.9.7

03 August 2004

Opennap peer-to-peer client.

What is 2get for Mac

2get is an opennap client supporting basic opennap features such as multiple server connection, WinMX queueing, download resumption, and client-to-client direct browsing. 2get also features a single-window user interface with a convenient drawer that summarizes all current searches, network activity, and active transfers.

What's new in 2get

Version 1.9.7:
  • change: alternative naplist now removed because of too many unreachable servers
  • change: download with holding option key works as "retry automatically" mode
  • improvement: transfer view performance optimizations
  • improvement: pause download supported
  • improvement: user preference for removing unreachable servers
  • improvement: graphical statics in drawer
  • improvement: remember window splitter position for chat and browse view

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Guest
Guest
Sep 1 2005
1.9.7
1.0
Sep 1 2005
1.0
Version: 1.9.7
why i can't download?
Guest
Guest
Aug 4 2004
1.9.7
1.0
Aug 4 2004
1.0
Version: 1.9.7
This is awful. Try XFactor. www.xfactor.cc
Guest
Guest
Aug 4 2004
1.9.7
1.0
Aug 4 2004
1.0
Version: 1.9.7
I pushed my connection (ADSL) to the maximum and it still SUCKS. All the other P2P clients I tried returned something, some not much, some a lot, in matter of search results & downloads & uploads. This one is an absolute & sore LOSER.
Guest
Guest
May 24 2004
1.9.3
1.0
May 24 2004
1.0
Version: 1.9.3
ok if you just speed up the connection and make it lag less and make it look better it will alot better.
Guest
Guest
May 18 2004
1.9.3
1.0
May 18 2004
1.0
Version: 1.9.3
this is the definition of junky software but i love the dedication of the author keep on trucking
Guest
Guest
Apr 16 2004
1.9.1
1.0
Apr 16 2004
1.0
Version: 1.9.1
Indeed
Guest
Guest
Mar 22 2004
1.8.9
1.0
Mar 22 2004
1.0
Version: 1.8.9
*sniff* *sniff* I smell... REALbasic!
Guest
Guest
Feb 28 2004
1.8.7
1.0
Feb 28 2004
1.0
Version: 1.8.7
It is o.k., but it still has too much bugs (i.e. crashs); Poisoned is widely better.
Guest
Guest
Jan 25 2004
1.8.4
1.0
Jan 25 2004
1.0
Version: 1.8.4
It certainly does crash a lot. I'm sticking to acqlite.
Guest
Guest
Jan 25 2004
1.8.4
1.0
Jan 25 2004
1.0
Version: 1.8.4
Tony Rose.. Admit it, your one of the developers or one of their friends
Michael120
Michael120
Jan 17 2004
1.8.3
0.0
Jan 17 2004
0.0
Version: 1.8.3
Crashes more often than the previous version on OS9.
Guest
Guest
Jan 17 2004
1.8.3
1.0
Jan 17 2004
1.0
Version: 1.8.3
i typ in searches and i dont even get results. i highly recommend you dont download this program.
Iainmacmillan
Iainmacmillan
Jan 4 2004
1.8.1
2.5
Jan 4 2004
2.5
Version: 1.8.1
2get crashes consistently while attempting to scroll through list of servers. Shame. Would like to use it.
Guest
Guest
Dec 30 2003
1.8.1
0.0
Dec 30 2003
0.0
Version: 1.8.1
2get has been a lifesaver for me. Xnap was slooooow, even on my 867 G4, and also buggy as hell. With 2get I am able to easily connect to private OpenNAP networks and share/download files. It works exactly the way it should. It has its quirks, and is still missing some things WinMX has, but it gets better each release.
Guest
Guest
Dec 23 2003
1.8.1
1.0
Dec 23 2003
1.0
Version: 1.8.1
XNap is the best?? Hah. That's a laugh. It's Poisoned or nothing!
Guest
Guest
Dec 16 2003
1.8
1.0
Dec 16 2003
1.0
Version: 1.8
According to my 3-years experience with P2P software, I can say that both Limewire and this program suck. XNap is the best I have tried so far, but it takes time to get used to plus you really have to share if you want your downloads to start. Acqlite is a good program I recommend for newbies.
Guest
Guest
Dec 14 2003
1.7.9
1.0
Dec 14 2003
1.0
Version: 1.7.9
Guys, lay off him! Limewire actually gets FEWER results than 2get does. yes, Limewire has more features, but it is also serious bloatware!
Guest
Guest
Dec 14 2003
1.7.9
1.0
Dec 14 2003
1.0
Version: 1.7.9
I stand with Cliff on this one.
Guest
Guest
Oct 1 2003
1.7.3
0.0
Oct 1 2003
0.0
Version: 1.7.3
Crap - stick with Limewire
Guest
Guest
Sep 27 2003
1.7.2
1.0
Sep 27 2003
1.0
Version: 1.7.2
it was good, but now that i discovered the contextual menu with the CTRL KEY, it's more than good. Hint: a little help on line will...help
Guest
Guest
Sep 5 2003
1.6.9
1.0
Sep 5 2003
1.0
Version: 1.6.9
Try increasing the ram allocation in carbonlib 1.6 under os9 using resedit. 2Get completely froze the computer randomly until I changed it to 322144
Guest
Guest
Aug 26 2003
1.6.8
0.0
Aug 26 2003
0.0
Version: 1.6.8
this is getting step by step the best client for mac OS 9. It is precious and fast, and updated frequently. Good work !
Guest
Guest
Jul 22 2003
1.6.3
1.0
Jul 22 2003
1.0
Version: 1.6.3
The archive seems to be corrupted. Downloading from authors site was also without success. Even old versions are only 12 K (sic!) big. Note to the author: please check integrity of your files.
Guest
Guest
Jul 21 2003
1.6.3
1.0
Jul 21 2003
1.0
Version: 1.6.3
This has become my gnutella app for OS 9. Pretty stable now, and finds large networks with lots of files. This program needs a filter for the bad file names. Best choice for OS9.
Guest
Guest
Jul 21 2003
1.6.3
1.0
Jul 21 2003
1.0
Version: 1.6.3
to wee weee wee: you´re wrong about mlmac... actually, mlmac only searches kazaa, donkey and bittorrent... all others are not available in the current version (0.6)
Guest
Guest
Jul 15 2003
1.6.1
0.0
Jul 15 2003
0.0
Version: 1.6.1
looks like someone is always beating me to it, but mlmac is better. well, he didn't say why, but let me tell you why. searching gnutella, kazaa, eDonkey, bittorrent, soulseek, openft, and opennap all at once is certainly better than searching one network. lol... why do people stick with acq? it was excellent... but no more. mlmac is just over 300KB, the way P2P apps should be. small. neat. fast. real results that matter. mlmac is the way filesharing should be.
Guest
Guest
Jul 12 2003
1.6
1.0
Jul 12 2003
1.0
Version: 1.6
The TEMPORARY bad link error was a minor hassle in contrast to the fact that the writer of 2get is freely offering a great app, constantly improving it, and supporting both X and 9 equally.
Guest
Guest
Jun 30 2003
1.5.8
1.0
Jun 30 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.8
forget about this steaming pile and other softs that perform similar operations... go with mlMac and be happy.
Guest
Guest
Jun 30 2003
1.5.8
1.0
Jun 30 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.8
Yes, I've had the same trouble with the last couple of versions. Normal "download" gives a corrupted file; command-"save target as" gives an html file which I cannot get StuffIt Expander to recognize, even by playing with the file name suffixes. What's with these guys? Can't they figure out how to serve a simple downloadable file? Cant' be rocket science!
Guest
Guest
Jun 29 2003
1.5.7
1.0
Jun 29 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.7
I can't figure out how I can download this program, it keeps taking me to these stupid pages, anyone else experiencing these.
Guest
Guest
Jun 27 2003
1.5.7
1.0
Jun 27 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.7
This program is like a SWEET non-bloat-ware FREEWARE version of Limewire! I now use IT instead of LW that I paid for!! (And it finds and actually GETS me 10 times as many files as iSwipe...)
Guest
Guest
Jun 24 2003
1.5.5
1.0
Jun 24 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.5
Honetly the only real P2P that I have found that really works is mlMac. It is still in beta but its pretty sweet and definetly a great alternative to most of the other crap thats out there. Definetly worth looking at I give it a 5 star rating for being good in beta stages. The best way to describe it, at least in my uses of it, is its a lot like the beta builds of safari....
Guest
Guest
Jun 24 2003
1.5.5
1.0
Jun 24 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.5
To the anonymous user who had trouble with Fink's Lopster, we've got mailing lists and an IRC channel for Fink--feel free to ask for help if you need. I'm the maintainer of Lopster on Fink, and I help those who ask :-)
Guest
Guest
Jun 21 2003
1.5.4
1.0
Jun 21 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.4
If you want a better and feature-packed Filesharing program, don't bother with this 2get program, i am having no luck getting it to search correctly. Instead try iSwipe www.hillmanminx.com/iswipe/ It works not only with OpenNap, but also Gnutella, Hotline, FastTrack, OpenFT, WWW, and iTunesNet. iSwipe will run on MacOS 8.6, 9.x, and OS X
Kiss-Dude
Kiss-Dude
Jun 20 2003
1.5.4
0.0
Jun 20 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5.4
2Get 1.5.4 keeps quitting on me, how do I fix that?
Guest
Guest
Jun 20 2003
1.5.4
1.0
Jun 20 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.4
I got completely fed up with the mediocre and extreme "Java-ness" of XNap and went so far as to fill my HD with lots of Fink-related nonsense only so I could use the UNIX-based application Lopster which is still considered "unstable". After being thrown around the wringer with Fink being the admirable attempt at good software that it is, I finally gave up. And tried this App. It's far from perfect, but the features all work for me, and it's the "best" OpenNap software for MacOS X. What a sad state of affairs. UI needs some work. And bug fixes (As some people seem unable to use basic features, could be user incompetence, but considering my experiences with the bugs it's more bugs than user-error). Solid release, and particularly impressive considering it's REALBasic. Shaddup fanboys. I don't care what it's programmed in so long as it works well.
Guest
Guest
Jun 12 2003
1.5.1
1.0
Jun 12 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.1
I don't know if anyone else is having any luck with this program, but i can't get it to search for anything or even browse files (can someone give me any ideas on how to do this)
Guest
Guest
Jun 12 2003
1.5.1
0.0
Jun 12 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
I got 1.5.1 to FINALLY expand I didn't use my dowload speed up utility Speed Download, I downloaded it using Internet Explorer instead. I think that Speed Download was corrupting the file!
Guest
Guest
Jun 12 2003
1.5.1
0.0
Jun 12 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
Also, the ONLY version that I got to expand was version 1.1.4 but none above that were expandable, even at the original website.
Guest
Guest
Jun 12 2003
1.5.1
0.0
Jun 12 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
I do have the latest version of Stuffit Expander on my Macintosh and it STILL says it can't expand it!
Guest
Guest
Jun 12 2003
1.5.1
1.0
Jun 12 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5.1
Disreguard other comments on previous version (1.5.0) there is a new version 1.5.1 (1.7 MB) available now and the above link works now. Also if you have problems expanding an archive make sure you have the latest version of Stuffit Expander (7.0.3) available from www.aladdinsys.com
Guest
Guest
Jun 6 2003
1.5
1.0
Jun 6 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5
Go to the website and download the file. The link is wrong here. The file is 1.7 MB, not 150 k.
Mjolnir
Mjolnir
Jun 6 2003
1.5
0.0
Jun 6 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5
you might want to try sharepoints.... I'm not sure if it does EVERYTHING you want, but it does a lot, and it does it well.
Guest
Guest
Jun 6 2003
1.5
0.0
Jun 6 2003
0.0
Version: 1.5
I STILL CAN'T GET THE DAMN ARCHIVE TO EXPAND IT SILL SAYS IT'S CONTAINS DAMAGED CONTENT, IF YOU ARE NOT GOING TO PUT DECENT WORKING ARCHIVES ON THIS WEBSITE, THEN DON'T BOTHER TO CARRY THEM AT ALL!!!
Guest
Guest
Jun 6 2003
1.5
1.0
Jun 6 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5
File can be downloaded from http://downloads.sourceforge.jp/twoget/4496/1.5.0-en.sit
Guest
Guest
Jun 6 2003
1.5
1.0
Jun 6 2003
1.0
Version: 1.5
The version 1.5 update contains no application and is only a 150K file. Yet another dissapointment for P2P on the Mac.
Guest
Guest
Jun 2 2003
1.4.9
1.0
Jun 2 2003
1.0
Version: 1.4.9
Used to be quite hard to use but it's great now. Really great.
Guest
Guest
May 29 2003
1.4.6
0.0
May 29 2003
0.0
Version: 1.4.6
Stuffit Expander keeps saying that the archive contains damaged content and won't expand it. It does this at both MacUpdate and the website where it's found! If this archive is damaged, then I won't download it!!
Guest
Guest
May 20 2003
1.4.3
1.0
May 20 2003
1.0
Version: 1.4.3
2get supports automatically load server list from napigator.com. please check your preference "ask napigator" are on. if you use http proxy server, make sure proxy's port are 80.
Guest
Guest
May 20 2003
1.4.3
1.0
May 20 2003
1.0
Version: 1.4.3
thanks for your advice. i have fixed spelling "negociating with server" and chinese font problem on 2get 1.4.3-en. please redownload.
Macfiend
Macfiend
May 20 2003
1.4.3
3.3
May 20 2003
3.3
Version: 1.4.3
Again, if 2Get isn't supposed to automatically download a list of servers, here is an idea. Make it access the server list on napigator.com and parse the servers into the Network window. It'll save us all a lot of time.
Macfiend
Macfiend
May 20 2003
1.4.3
3.3
May 20 2003
3.3
Version: 1.4.3
When I download a file, under status it says "negociating to server". Just thought I'd help the developer make this look professional...it should be "negotiating with server".
Macfiend
Macfiend
May 20 2003
1.4.3
3.3
May 20 2003
3.3
Version: 1.4.3
Is 2Get supposed to automatically connect to servers? If so, it doesn't appear to do that. It doesn't try to connect to ANYTHING when the app starts. Also, I can't paste anything into the Add Server (network) window.
Macfiend
Macfiend
May 20 2003
1.4.3
3.3
May 20 2003
3.3
Version: 1.4.3
Everything in the File Dialogs have Japanese/Chinese fonts as well.
Macfiend
Macfiend
May 20 2003
1.4.3
3.3
May 20 2003
3.3
Version: 1.4.3
Just a quick note to the developer: When I run 2Get X, all the items under the Apple menu, and under the 2Get menu; everything below "preference..." excluding "quit", all seem to have taken on Japanese/Chinese fonts.
Guest
Guest
May 2 2003
1.3.8
1.0
May 2 2003
1.0
Version: 1.3.8
NEO is better (kazza for mac) 2get is ok
Guest
Guest
Apr 29 2003
1.3.7
0.0
Apr 29 2003
0.0
Version: 1.3.7
The only reason why the program doesnt work for most people is because they are not sharing files. Most servers refuse leechers, and if you only get acess to about 3 servers, this is your problem. Either you arent sharing or you need to share more, some have limits of, for example, a minimum of 1GB that you have to share.
Guest
Guest
Apr 13 2003
1.3
1.0
Apr 13 2003
1.0
Version: 1.3
This program is working just fine for me. I have no problems with the multiple windows though it would be nice if they remembered their positions. But I quible. iSwipe started out the same way and settled on a nice tabbed interface. The Fat Lady has taken the stage and started to sing her lungs out about the impending demise of Drumbeat. Thanks to the delveloper for persistance. Mac OS 9.2.2 on an iMac.
Guest
Guest
Apr 13 2003
1.3
1.0
Apr 13 2003
1.0
Version: 1.3
thought I would give the new release a try and it was an even bigger waste of time, wish the ease of use option had a -5 stars option, this app is just lame.
Guest
Guest
Apr 12 2003
1.3
1.0
Apr 12 2003
1.0
Version: 1.3
As a hint, if you are using 2get on Mac OS 9 or later, 2get X can handle and share long filename correctly. Mac OS 8 is not supported 2get X (Carbon).
Guest
Guest
Apr 12 2003
1.3
1.0
Apr 12 2003
1.0
Version: 1.3
This is nuts, it actually works. I used the below tip. Window management is horrid.
Guest
Guest
Apr 8 2003
1.2.8
1.0
Apr 8 2003
1.0
Version: 1.2.8
As a hint, you can change your client name to "WinMX v2.6"
Guest
Guest
Apr 8 2003
1.2.8
1.0
Apr 8 2003
1.0
Version: 1.2.8
2get, should be called 4get, I have not had any success using this and I have tried it a few times when new updates come out. I guess it would work if I had a few days to let it find other users, but when other apps work faster and better why waste my time. Direct connect works best.
Guest
Guest
Apr 8 2003
1.2.7
1.0
Apr 8 2003
1.0
Version: 1.2.7
More appropriate name: 4Get... as in, forget about this one....
Guest
Guest
Apr 5 2003
1.2.6
1.0
Apr 5 2003
1.0
Version: 1.2.6
Well it didn't work for me. However reading the reviews below tells me that it seems to work for 50% of the people half the time. If the author could sort out the other 50% then I can actually give an opinion - till then it's no good.
Guest
Guest
Apr 4 2003
1.2.6
1.0
Apr 4 2003
1.0
Version: 1.2.6
Very confusing. Out of a hundred servers only three are ever online! I don't get it... I have plenty of stuff queued to download, but nothing ever happens. Would be awesome if it worked. Some documentation/help would be really nice...
Guest
Guest
Apr 3 2003
1.2.3
0.0
Apr 3 2003
0.0
Version: 1.2.3
Fantastic client for MacOS 8.1-9, finds waaaaaay more files as Limewire. However, it's not fully bug free and you'll have to share files otherwise you'll find almost nothing (because lots of servers/people refuse leechers). Way to go!
Guest
Guest
Mar 27 2003
1.1.9
1.0
Mar 27 2003
1.0
Version: 1.1.9
sorry arse app. Too many windows drive u buggy . crash after 5 d/ls have started.
Guest
Guest
Mar 15 2003
1.1.4
1.0
Mar 15 2003
1.0
Version: 1.1.4
Very good as long as it works, but after a while it quits... If it was more stable it would be one of the best file sharing apps for mac out there. It returns more search results than limewire, and it has a better interface too. The only thing I really dont like is the number of windows, and that the app opens up a new one for every little thing you do. Excellent app, you just need to work a bit on the stability
Guest
Guest
Mar 12 2003
1.1.2
1.0
Mar 12 2003
1.0
Version: 1.1.2
Blocked by most peer to peer networks. Pretty useless.
Guest
Guest
Mar 5 2003
1.0.8
1.0
Mar 5 2003
1.0
Version: 1.0.8
keep great working!
Guest
Guest
Mar 2 2003
1.0.8
1.0
Mar 2 2003
1.0
Version: 1.0.8
Getting better... but still needs improvement. It is trying to get an appearance like acquisitions since the last release... though the thing opens a new window for each "network" or "search" you click! ANNOYING! And by the way, switch to Cocoa cause carbon is dead! But if I see a more acquistion-e interface and some speed and other fixes.. this baby will rock!
Guest
Guest
Mar 1 2003
1.0.8
1.0
Mar 1 2003
1.0
Version: 1.0.8
I think Ladd's review of 2get speaks for itself.
Guest
Guest
Feb 24 2003
1.0.7
1.0
Feb 24 2003
1.0
Version: 1.0.7
Excellent! The control panel is a little confusing and there is no documentation; however, the results are phenomenal. When you start 2get, the control panel is tiny. I like it! Everything is 'off', so you must turn everything 'on' to make 2get work. Once you do, a search turned up hundreds of results [where L*m*w*r* produced zero]. Possibly the best p2p for the Mac!
Guest
Guest
Feb 24 2003
1.0.7
1.0
Feb 24 2003
1.0
Version: 1.0.7
Naff, don't bother downloading. None of the servers are ever online.
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  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later
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