What is ares galaxy? Ares is an open source filesharing application that allows anybody to download & share files online. Ares is currently being developed by Sourceforge, a community of open source developers. Ares.net is not involved in the development of the application. Any concerns about the application should be forwarded to the source forge community. Ares.net does not encourage or condone the illegal duplication or distribution of copyrighted content and is not responsible for the behavior of Ares Galaxy users.