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The 10 Most Downloaded Open Source Apps Of All Time!

Mar 10, 2010, 23:02 (2 Talkback[s])

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"Everyone loves open source software. After all… its free! Many times I've heard the question, "what is the most popular open source application of all time?" I decided to find out.

"So, I used metrics gathered from SourceForge.net to compile this list. I think the results show some interesting things computer users the world over. Here they are along with the total number of downloads for each one. Enjoy.

"1. eMule – 520,970,337 downloads: The most popular open source download of all time is a peer-to-peer file sharing client. What does this tell you?

"2. Vuze (formerly Azureus) – 489,705,154 downloads: The second most popular open source download of all time is a Java-based BitTorrent client. Wow!"

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