LimeWire

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 9923 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.18
  • Total Downloads:
    207,092,975
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 25, 2008
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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From its start as a post-Napster clone to its leading role as the quintessential Gnutella client, LimeWire has been one of the highest-profile P2P applications. The 4.0 series further ups the ante with a combination of new features, an updated interface, and better all-around performance.

On the surface, the refined and zippier Java interface houses some snazzy new icons and a few new features, including a connection-quality meter and a button matrix for zeroing in on specific file types. The search interface now sports a progress bar, and file information--such as artist and album--is more clearly displayed. The improved network performance gave us considerably more search results than previous versions and a more reliable downloading experience (for a P2P client, that is). This latest version includes torrent support, and also feels more nimble despite its inherently resource-heavy Java-based foundation. We like the What's New feature, which lists files recently added to the network. The check box to filter out adult content also is a nice touch.

The new features and overall functionality make this by far the most mature version of LimeWire to date. Despite the typical performance flaws found in all file-sharing clients, this latest version continues to offer solid performance and good looks across the board.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.6

    out of 676 votes

    • 5 star 213
    • 4 star 208
    • 3 star 98
    • 2 star 59
    • 1 star 98
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 9923 votes

    • 5 star 4138
    • 4 star 2843
    • 3 star 1016
    • 2 star 472
    • 1 star 1454
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4 stars

"its better than any other site that i have used"

August 02, 2009  |  By lilmomma222000

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

its easy and more realistic

Cons

i dont have a problem with it at all

Summary

bla bla bla bla bla bla bla

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4 stars

"Great site for songs."

May 28, 2009  |  By madwheels

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

Because of my connection I able to download 10 songs within a few minutes.

Cons

Beware of App's & large movies,most have virus's and such on them.Always run a virus check before you open anything in a large avi.file.

Summary

Yes it a nice way to get some songs,but the risk is high and you must keep reminding yourself that this is a public domain.That is open to any nasty virus's if your not careful.

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5 stars

"i think it good this 1"

May 07, 2009  |  By tit4tat47

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

i lke this 1

Cons

their is only 1 reason why i cant get from any other site

Summary

i am only use to this 1 and i think it so fast and better than the new 1

Updated on May 7, 2009

what would you like me to say i have already said what i feel about this product ilke it very much and i would like it on my computer please thank you very mucjh

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5 stars

"i used to be a customer and I thought you were no one"

May 06, 2009  |  By mommyyve

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

easy to use

Cons

i have not found anything at this time that I do not like

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4 stars

"it wasss verrry coool"

April 09, 2009  |  By derrick562

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

i can get a lot of music offf offf ittt

Cons

i like everything about this product it is great

Summary

i dont knoiw i just like it

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5 stars

"This older version is the best"

April 08, 2009  |  By priordan55

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

I had this version before and never had problems.

Cons

This version doesn't have many files, but is protected.

Summary

Less files, but better protected.

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5 stars

"WAN_DUMS 88"

March 20, 2009  |  By wandums

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

I like the fact that it has more and more new music everyday

Cons

BECAUSE I LIKE IT VERY MUCH AND EASY TO USE

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1 stars

"best version"

March 11, 2009  |  By magooga

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

i like to download songs from lime wire

Cons

theres nothing i dnt like in it

Summary

i like it because i can download songs easily

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4 stars

"very fast and lots of downloads"

March 10, 2009  |  By berniekaya

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

good chouse of downloads

Cons

slow to load up at first

Summary

I want to keep using it I really like it

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5 stars

"i think is good i like"

March 02, 2009  |  By demerk_us

 |  Version: LimeWire 4.18

Pros

everithing

Cons

the music and videos

Summary

is asom

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.18
Version 4.18.1 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher LimeWire
Publisher web site http://www.limewire.com/
Release Date June 02, 2008
Date Added December 25, 2008
Version 4.18
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows Me
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
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Popularity
Total Downloads 207,092,975
Downloads Last Week 11
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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