FrostWire

FrostWire

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.20.9
  • Total Downloads:
    34,700,978
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 25, 2010
  • 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

    3.3

    out of 3 votes

    • 5 star 1
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • 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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4 stars

"Fast download"

September 20, 2010  |  By amillendez

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.20.9

Pros

Wide array of music selection

Cons

Some songs are less audible than others.

Summary

Have tried other product but this one proves to be much faster in terms of downloading music and there's a wide array of music to choose from an well-organized list.

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5 stars

"i like it and think it is fun"

September 02, 2010  |  By nanodog

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.20.9

Pros

i like it's speed of downloads when i am looking for music or anything

Cons

sometimes there are problems with some downloads

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1 stars

"POOR WONT PLAY ANY SONGS DOWNLOADED"

August 30, 2010  |  By OHIOBOBCATS

 |  Version: FrostWire 4.20.9

Pros

THE LAYOUT OF THE PROGRAM IS OKAY

Cons

WONT PLAY YOUR SONGS WHEN THER FINISH DOWNLOADING

Summary

FOR A BETTER GNUTELLA PRODUCT SHAREAZA IS ALOT BETTER PROGRAM

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.20.9
Version 4.20.9 fixes torrent auto resume bug and new BitTorrent Connection Settings available.
General
Publisher FrostWire
Publisher web site http://www.frostwire.com
Release Date August 25, 2010
Date Added August 25, 2010
Version 4.20.9
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7
Additional Requirements 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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