FrostWire

FrostWire

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 1299 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.13.4
  • Total Downloads:
    34,700,978
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 20, 2007
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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FrostWire is a fork of the LimeWire source code, and as such, it functions exactly the same. When you search for a file using FrostWire, you get results from LimeWire, and vice versa.

However, the user experience differs in two ways. One is that the code is actually based on LimeWire Pro, the paid version of the popular P2P client, so users don't have to worry about simultaneous download restrictions, and they won't get bombarded by ads. Also, befitting the name, the interface has changed from green to blue and has been slightly improved. Tabs have rounded corners, and there are two additions, as well. Connections monitors your outgoing and incoming connections by host name, but also provides bandwidth information, the vendor and version being used, and more. There's also a built-in community chat.

When we tested it, the built-in media player in FrostWire didn't work with MP3s or MPGs, although those files worked fine in LimeWire and elsewhere. The app also comes bundled with the ASK toolbar, but you can opt out of that during the installation process. While some people have experienced faster download times with FrostWire compared with its parent, others have not. FrostWire and LimeWire are practically indistinguishable, although the lack of ads is a big plus.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.8

    out of 281 votes

    • 5 star 105
    • 4 star 89
    • 3 star 38
    • 2 star 15
    • 1 star 34
  • All Versions

    3.4

    out of 1299 votes

    • 5 star 400
    • 4 star 402
    • 3 star 147
    • 2 star 77
    • 1 star 273
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1 stars

"troubled"

February 27, 2008  |  By jaebers

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Cons

cant get the system to run ... spent 1 and half days working thru trouble shooting and still no results ...... very unhappy

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3 stars

"just found it and downloaded it so not sure yet"

February 26, 2008  |  By ms.chrissty

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Cons

can you make labels with this program just found it online and downloaded it

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4 stars

"good"

February 25, 2008  |  By deazo

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Pros

good

Cons

good

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1 stars

"i hate it "

February 25, 2008  |  By williamatdms

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Pros

nothing

Cons

its too hard too firgure out how too download.....i still aint figured out how

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4 stars

"Great!"

February 25, 2008  |  By csteward11

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Pros

The downloads are Great and easy.

Cons

nothing

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5 stars

"very good, much better than any pro !"

February 25, 2008  |  By 1505roberto

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

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4 stars

"VERY COMPARABLE TO OTHER PRODUCTS "

February 23, 2008  |  By hscgeek

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Pros

EASY TO USE HOWEVER MOVING FILES COULD BE MADE EASIER

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2 stars

"problematic connections with vista,apart from that ok"

February 22, 2008  |  By bighucky

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Cons

vista connection problems

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3 stars

"Its fun for the Kids"

February 20, 2008  |  By marked by death

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Pros

I like that the kids can have fun on frost wire

Cons

That the kids can down load stuff that is not ment for there eyes

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4 stars

"great"

February 20, 2008  |  By mnature12

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.13.4

Pros

easy to use great selection

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.13.4
Version 4.13.4 improves connection bootstrapping.
General
Publisher FrostWire
Publisher web site http://www.frostwire.com
Release Date December 20, 2007
Date Added December 20, 2007
Version 4.13.4
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Java Runtime Environment 1.6
Download Information
File Size 21.12MB
File Name frostwire-6.0.3.windows.coc.premium.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 34,700,978
Downloads Last Week 6,026
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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