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FrostWire

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License:
Free (GPL)
Language:
English
OS:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
Latest version:
5.7.7 20/10/14
Last month's downloads:
7,741
Size:
23.1 MB
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FrostWire is fully compatible with:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

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Processor: Pentium MHz Pentium MHz
Memory: 128 MB 256 MB
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Available languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • French
  • Catalan
  • Chinese Simp
  • Chinese Trad
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • Gallego
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Portuguese
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Versions of FrostWire

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FrostWire 5.7.7 20/10/14 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.2 04/08/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.4 06/09/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.1 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.7.1 15/04/14 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.6.6 04/11/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.6.5 09/10/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.6.1 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.3.6 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.2.9 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
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FrostWire 5.1.5 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.1.4 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.0.8 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 5.0.7 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 4.21.8 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
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  • Windows 7
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FrostWire 4.21.5 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
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  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 4.21.4 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
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  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 4.18.4 10/09/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 4.18.1 10/09/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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FrostWire 4.13.3 04/07/13 Free (GPL) English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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Open source alternative to LimeWire

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Recent changes

  • Change the order of an audio file on playlist with drag and drop
  • Change the order of multiple audio files on a playlist with drag and drop
  • Drop audio files and folders at a specific position inside a playlist
  • Remembers the column and order you last set on the transfer manager after restart
  • Remembers the last file type you searched for after restart
  • New FrostWire icon compatible with Ubuntu 11.10
  • Bug fix, now if you're playing a song and you resort the playlist by any of the columns, the next song to be played will be the one below the current song in the new order
  • Searching inside "Finished Downloads" now yields folder names as search results
  • Fixes lingering popup menu issue
  • Fixed DNS query issue affecting Linux

Review last updated: 09/10/14

Pros
  • No advertising
  • Allows direct connections with a friend
  • Integrated media player
  • Filter out copyrighted and adult content
Cons
  • Comes with Ask toolbar

FrostWire is the simplest yet most powerful p2p BitTorrent file sharing application & cloud file downloader in one.

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With built in file search, you don't have to use your web browser to look for content. FrostWire scans the most popular BitTorrent search engines & cloud sources to produce the most relevant search results, organized by projected download speed. You can filter your results by file type, search engine, file size and more. Download files with one click or pick and choose which files from a torrent package you would like to download.

In addition, FrostWire functions the same way other BitTorrent clients do, where you download a .torrent file from the internet and then open the application to download it's content. You can even copy & past the .torrent or Magnet link into FrostWire's search bar and it will download the content for you.

After downloading, you can organize your media files, listen to your music or watch your movies in the FrostWire Library. With build in playlist support & internet radio, you won't need another software to enjoy your downloads!

With FrostWire, you can also share files over your local Wi-Fi with other devices - on Windows, Mac, Linux or Android - running FrostWire on the same network. Transfer your downloads to a phone or tablet without cables or share photos you just took with friends nearby.

There is no technical knowledge necessary to use FrostWire - just Search, Download, Play and Share. The software is ideal for both an occasional and heavy media consumer, offering a simple interface, yet powerful set of customization options.

For a bit of history, FrostWire, was formerly a Gnutella client. It started in late 2005 when concerned developers of LimeWire's open source community announced the start of a new project fork that would protect the developmental source code of the LimeWire client. It is still a collaborative effort from hundreds of Open Source and freelance developers from around the world and supported by an active user's community.

"Works great, always get what I need out of it!"

This is a super popular open source software - you can view it's code! even contribute to it! it's a community driven project and is very transparent - no spyware or viruses! some people just don't know what they are talking about... and yet they talk..

It searches and download files from the web and other peers - you are probably more likely to get a virus downloading with your web browser!

I've been using it since LimeWire got shot down. It's constantly improving and I can always easily find what I need. I even have it on my phone! And yes, it runs on Windows 7 & 8 - no problem!

Pros
  • can find what I need no problem
  • fast downloads
Cons
  • can't edit library tracks as easily as iTunes

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