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One of the major services that SourceForge.net offers is the ability for users to download the Open Source software which has been released by the project through our File Release System (FRS). To serve these files to the user, SourceForge.net maintains a geographically-distributed network of mirror servers, which receive copies of the files and dispense them to users. Since mirror servers are located throughout the world, users can pick a server which is physically close to them and receive great transfer speeds.

Selecting a mirror

You may select the mirror you want to use during the download process. If you know you always want to use a particular mirror (if it has the files you want), you may set the default mirror for your account using the "Change default mirror" link on the Account Maintenance page.

There are times where network performance between two physically-close locations is poor. If you encounter slow downloads from a mirror, simply use the "Select a different mirror?" link to pick an alternate mirror.

If you encounter trouble downloading, please ensure you have turned off any ad blockers and download managers that may be interfering with the download process.

Mirror Providers

Are you a network provider or educational institution interested in joining our mirror network? Instructions for joining the SourceForge.net mirror network.

SourceForge.net would like to extend its thanks to the following mirror providers for their commitment to SourceForge.net and the Open Source community.

Logo Short Name Provider Location
AARNet aarnet AARNet Melbourne, Australia
CityLan citylan CityLan Moscow, Russian Federation
ColoCrossing colocrossing ColoCrossing Buffalo, NY
CZ.NIC cznic CZ.NIC Czech Republic
German Research Network dfn German Research Network Germany
Free France freefr Free France Paris, France
garr.it garr garr.it Ancona, Italy
HEAnet heanet HEAnet Ireland
Ignum ignum Ignum Prague, Czech Republic
Internode internode Internode Adelaide, Australia
iWeb iweb iWeb Montreal, QC
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology jaist Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Nomi, Japan
kaz.kz kaz kaz.kz Almaty, Kazakhstan
University of Kent kent University of Kent Canterbury, United Kingdom
National Center for High-Performance Computing nchc National Center for High-Performance Computing Taipei, Taiwan
National Central University ncu National Central University Taoyuan, Taiwan
NetCologne netcologne NetCologne Köln, Germany
Optimate-Server optimate Optimate-Server Germany
SkyLink Data Center GmbH skylink SkyLink Data Center GmbH Germany
Softlayer softlayer-ams Softlayer Netherlands
Softlayer softlayer-dal Softlayer Dallas, TX
Swedish University Computer Network sunet Swedish University Computer Network Sweden
Superb Internet superb-dca2 Superb Internet Mclean, Virginia
TENET tenet TENET Wynberg, South Africa
Centro de Computacao Cientifica e Software Livre ufpr Centro de Computacao Cientifica e Software Livre Curitiba, Brazil
Vorboss vorboss Vorboss Exeter, United Kingdom
Western Australian Internet Association waia Western Australian Internet Association Perth, Australia

Please keep in mind that not all mirrors will be enabled at once (mirrors sometimes are pulled from rotation), and not all mirrors have all files; some of the mirrors listed here may not be shown when you try to download a file.