FrostWire 5.7.6

A multi-platform and free Gnutella client that supports Torrent and Magnet links
FrostWire is an open source and cross-platform application that allow users to share large files and folders at faster download speeds over the Internet, with other people. It is compatible with the BitTorrent network, and allows users to download Magnet links.
 
Key features include user-friendly online chat rooms, support for Internet radio stations, skins, Apple iTunes support, as well as a media library and audio player. Being an open source software, FrostWire includes no spyware and no adware. Guaranteed!

It is inspired by the well known LimeWire application and has been designed from the ground up to support search inside cloud and .torrent files, IRC (Internet Relay Chat) service, playback of audio and video files using the MPlayer software, as well as local file sharing and streaming via Wi-Fi/HTTP.

In addition, the program allows users to send downloaded audio files to the iTunes music player application in order to play them. Also, the integrated video player component will let you to playback downloaded video files.

Under the hood, we can report that the application is written entirely in the Java programming language and supports the GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, Android, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems. It runs on either 64-bit or 32-bit hardware platforms.

On Linux, the application is available for download as DEB files for the Ubuntu and Debian GNU/Linux operating systems, as well as binary and source archives that can be used on any Linux-based operating system, as long as you have the Java Runtime Environment installed, at least 256 MB of RAM (512 MB recommended) and an Internet connection.

All in all, FrostWire is a decent P2P (Peer-to-Peer) application that lets users to download torrent and magnet files from the BitTorrent network, no matter the operating system they use. It offers a beautiful, familiar and modern graphical user interface that looks the same on all supported platforms.

Reviewed by on April 15th, 2014


last updated on:
August 26th, 2014, 6:00 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
FrostWire Team
license type:
GPL v3 
category:
ROOT \ Communications \ Filesharing

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What's New in This Release:
  • New: Filter search results by file extension, source name.
  • UI: Now table rows have a subtle bevel effect.
  • UI: Adds support for full screen mode on Mac OSX. Thanks to Tim Farris.
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FrostWire is an absolutely free and open source graphical desktop application that allows users to easily and quickly ...

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