How to Improve Speed on Soulseek

A low download cap will make Soulseek run slowly.

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Soulseek is a popular peer-to-peer file-sharing program. If it seems to be running slower than you would expect on your Internet set-up, there is a way to improve the speed of your connection. Because it is a peer-to-peer set-up, however, no solution is perfect.

If the person from whom you are downloading has a slow upload speed, there is nothing you can do on your end.

  • Soulseek is a popular peer-to-peer file-sharing program.
  • If it seems to be running slower than you would expect on your Internet set-up, there is a way to improve the speed of your connection.

Open Soulseek.

Click the "Transfers" tab at the top of the Soulseek window.

Set you "Maximum Download Speed" to "0." Somewhat counter-intuitively, "0" makes it unlimited

Click "Apply" and then "OK."

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