FrostWire Changelog

New in version 6.1.1

May 18th, 2015
  • TPB search fixed.
  • KAT search fixed.
  • Monova search fixed.
  • Bitsnoop downloads fixed.
  • BTJunkie downloads fixed.
  • EZTV search engine removed after scammers took over.
  • YouTube search fixes for non-english users.
  • Russian translation update.

New in version 6.1.0 (May 10th, 2015)

  • YouTube search fixes.
  • Domain alias manager removed.

New in version 6.0.8 (April 29th, 2015)

  • Significant improvements in search result availability.
  • Faster Bitsnoop, Extratorrent and KAT individual file search results.
  • Reduced use of DHT network for search.
  • Faster torrent download start time.
  • Fixes download error on some Archive.org search results.
  • Fixes Yify search.
  • Misc fixes in Library functionality.
  • Crash fixes.

New in version 6.0.7 (April 26th, 2015)

  • New feature: Preview while you download.
  • Memory and CPU savings when parsing search results on some search engines.
  • BTJunkie fixed.
  • TPB search fixed.
  • KAT search fixed.
  • Monova search fixed.
  • Fixes bug where soundcloud, archive.org audio downloads would not be automatically be scanned by iTunes.
  • Croatian translation updates.
  • Torrent creation and parsing now done using frostwire-jlibtorrent api. More Azureus cleanups.
  • Fixes run on startup issue on Windows. Thanks to @win32re.
  • Upgraded java virtual machine to 1.8.0_40 with hundreds of fixes and upgrades.
  • Upgraded H2 database engine.
  • Upgraded frostwire-jlibtorrent to the latest code from libtorrent.
  • UX-improvement: A repeated search will honor active search engines.

New in version 6.0.6 (February 18th, 2015)

  • Fixes bug where default save location for torrents would not be accounted for.
  • New: When changing default save location, any ongoing torrent transfers are moved to the new location.
  • Romanian and Finnish translation updates.
  • New: Option to turn off Bittorrent DHT.
  • YT search upgrades.
  • New: Supports shortened y2u.be url searches.
  • OSX: When shutting down to start the installer for an update now the window is focused to make sure the user doesn't get lost during the update process.

New in version 6.0.4 (January 18th, 2015)

  • Implements torrent loading algorithm to avoid CPU overuse when checking torrent integrity.
  • When transfers are finished they no longer show as 'Paused', they show as 'Finished'.
  • Fixes issues with incomplete files.
  • Fixes issues importing too many songs to iTunes playlist.
  • Fixes issue on which adding a whole torrent after starting a partial download would not merge the two and continue to download the rest of the torrent.

New in version 6.0.3 (December 19th, 2014)

  • Solves issue getting correct single file location from transfer manager.
  • Improved MD5 verification. Thanks @abderraouf-adjal
  • Important UI transfer related actions restored for Linux users.
  • Updated frostwire-jlibtorrent libraries, now built with older Boost 1.55, fixes Windows UI Freeze issue.
  • CPU usage reduced managing transfer items.
  • Croatian, Bulgarian, Polish, translation updates.
  • More cleanups and refactors.

New in version 6.0.0 (November 5th, 2014)

  • New BitTorrent engine based on frostwire-jlibtorrent, a libtorrent wrapper api created by FrostWire.
  • Russian translation updates.
  • Croatian translation updates.
  • Polish translation updates.
  • Simplified Chinese translation updates.
  • Fixes EzTV search, now with https support.
  • Multiple bug fixes.

New in version 5.7.7 (October 2nd, 2014)

  • New: VPN connection status indicator.
  • New: Stop media playback by long pressing play/pause button.
  • Fix: Bug where files couldn't be played with the main player button.
  • Fix: Bug where the speaker icon on the library would still show after the media player had stopped.
  • Fix: Bug after 5.7.5 in which the buttons of the Create Torrent dialog were not visible unless the window was resized.
  • Fixes issue on Linux when player window pixel translucency could not be set. Thanks @foutrelis.
  • Fixes Null Pointer Exception when trying to shutdown and hide an MPlayerWindow that may have not been instantiated.
  • Fixes issue where user could not create new playlist by dropping songs from existing playlist into 'New Playlist' list item in the library.
  • Updated MigLayout source code to version 4.0

New in version 5.7.6 (August 26th, 2014)

  • 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.

New in version 5.7.5 (August 12th, 2014)

  • Improved mp4 parser.
  • Improved cloud search results.
  • Now FrostWire runs with Java8 technology.
  • Fixes player control layout issues when resizing the main window.
  • Fixes soundcloud url track/set downloads.
  • Fixes possible cloud download errors.

New in version 5.7.4 (July 2nd, 2014)

  • Fixes issues with youtube downloads.
  • Recovered ability to download soundcloud URLs.
  • Can download entire soundcloud playlists from playlist URL.
  • Fixed broken Torrents.fm search.
  • Updated Gson library, included the sources into our repo.

New in version 5.7.3 (May 26th, 2014)

  • New Yifi search.
  • Added Canonical Peer Priority support. (BEP40)
  • Fixed broken EZTV search.
  • Removed apache httpclient and httpcore libraries.

New in version 5.7.2 (April 15th, 2014)

  • uTP support enabled.
  • Multiple crash fixes.
  • UX: playable single file torrents now can be played from transfer list.
  • UX: Fixes UI Thread freeze when opening Options > Search.
  • UX: Better error reporting when a torrent can't be fetched from a magnet connection.

New in version 5.7.0 (January 23rd, 2014)

  • Updated BitTorrent engine from Azureus/Vuze project.
  • New Torrents.fm meta search integration.
  • Brings back cloud downloads by entering url on search box or open dialog.
  • Chat Tab gone. Chat button now points to http://frostwire.com/chat.
  • Faster startup time.

New in version 5.7.0 RC (January 20th, 2014)

  • FrostWire developers have replaced the BitTorrent engine with the latest from the Vuze/Azureus project, they’ve also replace the java runtime with the latest one from Oracle and this should eliminate binary incompatibility issues some Windows XP users had with the 5.6.x series.
  • The old chat tab is gone and it’s been now replacd by an IRC Web Client so now FrostWire boots up a bit faster.
  • Upgrades to search include integration with Torrents.fm a new torrent index with over 3 million torrents and tens of millions of files to search from, as well as bugs and crash fixes.

New in version 5.6.9 (December 7th, 2013)

  • Cloud audio downloads are much smaller, no audio demuxing necessary from video services.
  • Cloud video DASH download support.
  • Smarter playlist name suggestion algorithm takes into account ID3 tags.
  • Fixes bug where new playlists wouldn't be saved if default name was used.

New in version 5.6.8 (November 12th, 2013)

  • This release fixes issues related to YouTube search and greatly improves the translation to Spanish.

New in version 5.6.7 (November 9th, 2013)

  • On this release we’ve revamped our smart meta search architecture to be faster and more energy efficient, it also increases the range of torrents and files indexed by several orders of magnitude even though ISOHunt has been removed from the list of search engines, with the addition of new search engines. The 5.6.x series will focus on adding even more search engines without taking a hit on CPU usage and bringing better quality search results.
  • It is highly recommended to install this update, while we work on 5.6.x updates and a new generation of distributed search that will come about for the 5.7.x series.

New in version 5.6.5 (September 25th, 2013)

  • Upgrades Soundcloud search, download, streaming.
  • Fixes issue when starting downloads made of multiple single files that belong to the same .torrent.
  • When opening finished transfers on the library with a double click FrostWire will no longer type the name of the file on the library search box.

New in version 5.6.2 (July 8th, 2013)

  • Improved readability of stream sources in player title.
  • Fixed bug where media source icon for internet streams wouldn’t be shown more than once on search result preview playback.
  • UX Patch: New ‘Search’ tab acts also as a search button.

New in version 5.6.1 (June 20th, 2013)

  • New Feature: Close search tabs with Ctrl/Cmd + 'w'.
  • New Feature: Switch search tabs with Ctrl+Tab, Ctrl+Shift+Tab
  • New Feature: Switch search tabs with Cmd+Shift+[, Cmd+Shift+]
  • New Feature: Search engines can be disabled in global options.
  • Improved and optimized table rendering for search results and library files.
  • Refreshed presentation of search results.
  • Fixed issue related to smart search configuration.
  • All FrostWire libraries now come in a single FrostWire.jar file.
  • Major cleanup of the FrostWire code base.

New in version 5.5.5 (March 4th, 2013)

  • Bug fix: Null pointer exceptions in Media Player.
  • Bug fix: Multiple User Interface thread violations fixed.
  • Bug fix: Setup Wizard painting issues in Linux resolved.

New in version 5.5.0 (November 30th, 2012)

  • New FrostWire video player.
  • New audio preview on cloud based audio search results.
  • New video preview on cloud based video search results.
  • New Wi-Fi sharing between FrostWire for Desktop and Android.
  • New Wi-Fi sharing/announcement/discovery protocol via UPnP standards.
  • New Stream Video/Audio stored shared on Android devices.
  • UX Improvement: Add folders to library with drag and drop on library tree.
  • UX Improvement: cloud audio downloads now have album art.
  • Core Search Performance lowers CPU usage dramatically while indexing.
  • Core Improvement: broader compatibility on cloud demuxed downloads.
  • UI Improvement: partial download/torrent content window now includes file extension, file type icon.
  • UI Improvement: when opening youtube url, the file selection dialog has type/quality hints to guide user on the options available for download.
  • UI Improvement: audio player simplified, no stop button.
  • UI Improvement: Transfer manager now has ‘Clear Inactive’ button.
  • Bug fix: Run on startup for Mac finally works. The BitTorrent network will get a boost of upstream bandwidth.

New in version 5.4.0 (September 20th, 2012)

  • No more sound distortion with the FrostWire player volume levels.
  • Search engines update.
  • UX Upgrade: Only one file type per search. Users were getting confused with mixed file types in results.
  • UX Upgrade: Forbid multiple selection on partial file selection dialog.

New in version 5.3.9 (August 27th, 2012)

  • BEP 34 compliant. FrostWire now checks DNS TXT records for tracker config.
  • Soundcloud integration (Search, Streaming and Downloads).
  • Fixes issue with partial download title window not showing the name of the torrent correctly.
  • UI Improvement: Action hints on top of search results to stream or download or see the contents of the torrent.
  • UI Improvement: Action hint on top of playable contents in the library.
  • UI Improvement: Search result Source now includes the name of the author if available.
  • UI Improvement: Search keywords are bolded in the titles of search results.
  • UI Improvement: Creation date for non-torrent search results available.
  • UI Improvement: File size of non-torrent search results available.
  • UI Improvement: Opening 'Configure Options' on the Library takes user to the Library Settings pane.
  • UI Improvement: Right clicking on the title of a search tab now shows the only action available (Repeat Search) directly.
  • UI Improvement: A FrostWire update can now be invoked from the 'Tools' menu.
  • UI Improvement: New Notification update button will be available on the Window header to let the user know visually that there's a FrostWire update available.
  • UI Improvement: Added 'Cleanup Playlist' right click menu item in playlists.
  • UX Improvement: When saving a newly created .torrent, FrostWire will make sure the file is saved with the .torrent extension.
  • Fixes issue with file names downloaded from FrostWire for Android.
  • Fixes issue adding new radio stations to the library.
  • Fix of MP3 ID3 tags unicode parsing.

New in version 5.3.7 (June 18th, 2012)

  • New Feature: Export playlist to iTunes.
  • Core upgrade: Better support for UTF-8 torrent contents.
  • Faster startup time. No more waiting around 31% on splash screen.

New in version 5.3.6 (May 16th, 2012)

  • Full support for .m4a audio files (thumbnails, seek)
  • AAC downloads from YouTube.
  • Fixes issue with search suggestions where the popup wouldn't hide correctly.
  • Chinese, Korean character display fixed for Windows and Linux (Gnome only)
  • Fixes issue where it was hard to select more than one search result for batch downloads.
  • Fixes issue with search results from KAT.ph. Now downloads are started using magnet links instead of .torrents.
  • Supports dragging files from transfer manager. Useful to send files to iTunes as soon as transfers are done.
  • Adds links to Facebook and Google Plus pages on status bar.
  • Single file search results now are launched on double click.

New in version 5.3.5 (April 20th, 2012)

  • Drag and drop files and folders to your Android device running FrostWire. You can upload files to 3 different devices at the same time.
  • Fixes glitch where the file explorer would reset the split pane position.
  • Removes flickering on album arts when resizing library explorer
  • When the FrostWire window is resized to be very small the search filters no longer overlap the "Open" and "Send to" buttons.
  • Search box on the Library is now on the upper left and offers contextual hint.
  • Search boxes everywhere now have a clear button.
  • Playlists are now sorted alphabetically.
  • Option panes UI upgrades.
  • Better suggestion for a playlist name when a folder is dropped on "New Playlist".
  • German translation updated.
  • French translation updated.
  • Norwegian translation updated.
  • Dutch translation updated.
  • Japanese translation updated.
  • Filipino translation updated.
  • Chinese (Hong Kong) translation updated.
  • Chinese (Taiwan) translation updated.
  • Chinese (Mainland) translation updated.
  • Turkish translation updated.
  • Portuguese (Brazilian) updated.
  • Korean translation updated.
  • Italian translation updated.
  • Hindi translation updated.

New in version 5.3.4 (March 27th, 2012)

  • New frostwire.exe launcher with extended Unicode support now able to handle .torrent file names with extended Unicode characters.
  • Windows build is Windows 8 compatible.
  • Windows build will prefer Java 7 if not JRE is found.
  • Improvements when sending files on a local area network via magnet link or send file to friend.
  • Bug fix when opening magnets from a website when FrostWire was already running.
  • User experience improvements on the transfer manager.
  • Spanish translation update (93% translated)
  • YouTube video search and download support.

New in version 5.3.3 (March 12th, 2012)

  • Noticeable improvements in CPU performance.
  • Noticeable improvements in search result quality.
  • Updated TPB search to support magnet link search results.
  • Added UT_METADATA extension to Vuze Core for improved magnet link support.
  • Upgraded Lucene library to v3.5.0.
  • Upgraded H2 to v1.3.164.
  • When browsing FrostWire for Android devices (0.9.6+), date added and date modified fields are available on all file types.

New in version 5.3.1 (February 12th, 2012)

  • Updated default album cover image with an anti-aliased frostwire sphere.
  • Fixes bug where clicking on the current song would switch to the library but the button on the top would not be selected.
  • Adds missing icon for "copy magnet" on Send file dialog.
  • Library explorer and Playlist explorer are now divided by a split pane for a better experience.
  • Hides hints popup when search is triggered with a mouse click.
  • Updated search icon (magnifier).
  • Fonts are reset when the setup wizard is shown so the wizard can work properly.
  • New View > Reset Font Sizes action.
  • The first time the Library button is used "Finished Downloads" is preselected to give the user a clue of what can be done.
  • When a new playlist is created, a graphic is shown to hint the user about dragging audio files there.
  • Updated H2 library to v1.3.164

New in version 5.2.11 (December 1st, 2011)

  • Fixes bugs where some BitTorrent configuration settings were reset on startup.

New in version 5.2.10 (November 23rd, 2011)

  • Upload ratios will not be enforced to 30% of downloads anymore.
  • Users will have free will to set the upload ratio of their preference.
  • Update autodownload now supported for mac.
  • Updates can now be distributed via both BitTorrent and HTTP.
  • HttpFetcher improvements for less resource consumption.
  • HttpFetcher now supports large HTTP file downlods (progressive download).
  • Improvements to Send File to a friend.
  • Fixes bug where some finished Downloads wouldn't "Show in Library"
  • Bug report system revised.

New in version 5.2.3 (October 31st, 2011)

  • 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.

New in version 5.1.5 (September 19th, 2011)

  • Bug fix on setup wizard for some window configurations where controls would not appear unless the user resized the window.
  • Bug fix on keyword search filter, wrong keyboard event was being used.
  • UX adjustement in the way transfers are sorted when the application is launched.
  • UX upgrade where Search Field on the Library now reacts to the DELETE key.
  • UX upgrade where the FrostWire left hand side components are laid out correctly after the user resizes the window from much smaller dimensions.

New in version 5.1.3 (August 22nd, 2011)

  • Search results now arrive under 200ms, aka, Instant Search.
  • New FrostWire "Smart Torrent" search. FrostWire will search inside top matching torrents for individual files matching the current query.
  • Core upgrade, if a .torrent fails to download from its HTTP location FrostWire will download it from the DHT if it can find it there.
  • Functionality to see the size of the Search DB and to reset it.
  • UX upgrade, ability to hide/show seeding torrents on transfer manager.
  • UX upgrade, Phone & Tablets desktop explorer asks before deleting files.
  • UX upgrade, New file "Extension" column on search results.
  • UX upgrade, Search tabs now have animated indicator to let user know a search is still going on.
  • UX upgrade, New filter by file type. Filter controls re-arranged.
  • UX fix, search results can now be sorted by file type.
  • TPB has been added to the list of search engines.
  • Mininova is back.

New in version 4.21.3 (January 3rd, 2011)

  • UX-Upgrade: Internationalization: Spanish Support (i18n).
  • Bug-Fix: Issue where apps were not being shared.
  • Core-Upgrade: Support for file transfers to FrostWire for Desktop > 4.21.2
  • UI-Fix: Search results you started downloading appear in blue without having to scroll.
  • UI-Upgrade: Peers appear sorted by Geo-Distance if available, otherwise alphabetically by nickname.
  • UI-Upgrade: Core message handling optimizations for faster UI response.
  • Bug-Fix: 4 commonly reported crashes fixed.

New in version 4.21.2 (December 20th, 2010)

  • UI-Fix: Search results you started downloading appear in blue without having to scroll.
  • UI-Upgrade: Peers appear sorted by Geo-Distance if available, otherwise alphabetically by nickname.
  • UI-Upgrade: Core message handling optimizations for faster UI response.
  • Bug-Fix: 4 commonly reported crashes fixed.

New in version 4.20.7 (July 5th, 2010)

  • Improves torrent search dramatically.
  • Upgrades to protect search results from spam.
  • Source packaged (.dsc) for Debian/Ubuntu.

New in version 4.20.3 (March 8th, 2010)

  • Fixes a bug where files couldn't be dragged out of the Library.
  • Fixes a bug where opening a magnet link would freeze the UI while it was being fetched in the DHT.
  • Fixes a bug where magnet links that were dropped on FrostWire wouldn't start downloading.

New in version 4.20.2 (February 28th, 2010)

  • Fixes a bug on torrent resume
  • Installer sizes reduced over 58%

New in version 4.20.1 (February 21st, 2010)

  • Major Upgrade: BitTorrent Engine replaced for a lightweight version of the Azureus BitTorrent core. FrostWire has become a far superior BitTorrent client starting version 4.20.x now supporting:
  • Trackerless Torrents (via Azureus DHT)
  • Improved Magnet link support (BTIH Magnet Links)
  • SuperSeeding
  • +100% Faster Torrent Connection Bootstraping (No more "sources needed" for some .torrents)
  • +100% Faster Torrent Downloads in some ocassions than 4.18.x
  • Transport Encryption capabilities
  • Improved UPnP implementation
  • New Feature: The Download Manager now has a new column showing the amount of bytes downloaded per download.
  • Update: The "Refresh Connections" Tool is now available even if you are Turbo Charged.
  • Fixes a bug where Crash Reports would always show an old version number.

New in version 4.18.6 (January 15th, 2010)

  • New Features include:
  • Easier Tab Navigation (Toggling)
  • Right click on a tab and you’ll have the option to hide or show any of the FrostWire tabs right there.
  • Improved .torrent metadata file sharing
  • Automatic .torrent sharing has been reimplemented to correctly share .torrent files you use, thus enabling more torrent metadata file content on the gnutella network as FrostWire 4.18.6 and further versions is adopted by the community.
  • .torrent files have now been included as a search type
  • Being a BitTorrent client it was unnatural not having a .torrent file search.
  • The more the community uses FrostWire for BitTorrent, the more search results will be available under this search type.
  • Other important updates for this first release of 2010 include bugfixes on Theme Handling, the Console Tab dissapearing, a lot of code cleanup, 2 reported crashes fixed and a slightly smaller installer compared to the previous version.
  • Next releases will improve BitTorrent support and antivirus integration for windows users.

New in version 4.18.5 (December 9th, 2009)

  • Fixes two NPEs that was causing FrostWire to kill uploads. (related to httpcomponent/nio)
  • Updates: License is upgraded from GPLv2 to GPLv3 to allow proper license compatibility with Apache Licensed components.

New in version 4.18.3 (September 24th, 2009)

  • Ads .wma and .au extension to the default excluded shared formats. Also they are filtered from search results by default to protect windows users from malicious installers invoked from Windows Media Player when fake .au and .wma are opened. This also gives preference to .mp3 content which has no DRM.
  • Bug fix on Connection Doctor. It would continue to run even though FrostWire was already connected.
  • Updated Adult Filter keywords.
  • Fixes connectivity issues on Snow Leopard where FrostWire would not attempt to open any connections.
  • Frostwire for Mac is now compiled with 64-bit JDK and it's backwards compatible with Leopard (10.5)
  • Fixes compatibility issues with Snow Leopard for Mac users. you can free download FrostWire 4.18.3 now.

New in version 4.18.1 (August 9th, 2009)

  • Updates on the "Connection Doctor" component, to address connection issues. Connects to new network of UHC servers.
  • Updates on secondary (after-search) loading logic. Loads secondary overlay on the spot, more room for FrostClick artist promotions.
  • Fixes a bug where some mp3 would not play. Volume, Pause and skip are disabled intentionally during workaround.
  • Fixes a bug where the media player would loop non-stop without playing all the songs on a playlist once it found an mp3 it could not play
  • Updates video help link to point to YouTube video of how to install FrostWire on Mac. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hakWq8q8CHQ

New in version 4.18.0 (May 12th, 2009)

  • Fixes Bittorrent Incompatibilities.
  • Mac launcher fixes bug where FrostWire would not allow itself to run on a external disk.
  • Fixes bug on Welcome Screen, now you don’t need to open FrostWire twice to get the latest welcome screen.
  • FrostWire caches the last 2 images shown on the Welcome Screen to save bandwidth from static servers.
  • Tools > Check for Updates. Now FrostWire can check for configuration updates, community messages, new FrostWire releases and welcome screen promotion updates during runtime.
  • The welcome screen can be customized for every language, giving the chance to more content creators to be promoted every week to different audiences that speak their language.
  • The Buttons of the Download Manager have been rearranged to avoid mistakes when trying to resume downloads. The Clear and Cancel Buttons are all the way to the right. Thanks to ’ssome’ for the suggestion.
  • New Splash Screen.
  • Anti spam filters updated to filter out new keywords used by spammers.
  • New “Buy” icon.
  • The community chat ‘Connect’ button now checks if a nickname has been set and helps the user set a default nickname using an input dialog.
  • When users issue the “/nick” command on the chat, FrostWire will remember the new nickname as the default nickname.

New in version 4.17.2 (November 24th, 2008)

  • Fixes a newly introduced bug in Windows which would make FrostWire take over the .bittorrent file association without asking the user.
  • Reduces DHT network load. The LimeWire team found out that the Mojito “store forwarding” feature would not provide extra data availability, so it’s been turned off from the DHT on all new FrostWires.
  • FrostWire.ico has been updated. Now when FrostWire is associated to .bittorrent files, .bittorrent files will use the FrostWire icon.

New in version 4.17.1 (November 19th, 2008)

  • Half-sized installers were added.
  • It will attempt to add the default Library folder of 4.13.5.
  • FrostWire now can be automatically started when Windows starts.
  • File association problems were fixed.
  • Compatibility problems with iTunes 8 were fixes.
  • Heavy work was done on all translations.
  • The "FrostWire" font logo was updated on the Logo Pane.
  • The icons were updated.
  • The volume toolbar graphic was replaced.
  • A playback problem when continuous playback was selected was fixed.
  • Valid chatroom links will now open in the user's default browser.

New in version 4.17.1 (November 11th, 2008)

  • Half sized installers
  • It will attempt to add the default Library folder of 4.13.5 so users won’t feel like they lost their old library
  • FrostWire now can be auto-started when Windows starts. This setting is available from the ‘Option’ menu (’Windows boot’) and from the initial setup.
  • File Association issues fixed. FrostWire will open automatically on Windows and MacOSX upon clicking on .torrents (files and links), and magnet links.
  • Fixes compatibility issues with iTunes 8
  • Heavy work on all translations. Translation files now work with launchpad.net for more open collaboration of worldwide translator volunteers
  • Default Community Chat chatroom auto join update (in your own language) makes chatting friendlier to non-english speaking users. Users that speak the following languages will auto join to rooms of their own language: Dutch, Portuguese, French, German, Spanish, Turkish, Norwegian, Danish, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Czech, Filipino, Japanese, Finnish and Hungarian. No more unexplained kicks to international users!
  • Updated “FrostWire” font logo on the Logo Pane
  • Icons updated
  • Volume toolbar graphic replaced
  • Fixed playback Issue when continuous playback was selected
  • Valid Chatroom links will now open on the user’s default browser

New in version 4.17.0 (October 17th, 2008)

  • Improved interface
  • A year's worth of LimeWire core upgrades for better search, connectivity and speed
  • New media player, with volume and seek functionality
  • More translations now available in translate.launchpad.net
  • DHT Capable
  • Improved Bittorrent and Magnet links support
  • More connections per download for T1,T3 users
  • Icon Tray Notifications
  • Search through settings
  • Save folder improvements
  • Better bug reporting *.flv recognized as video extension
  • Many more internal improvements and bug fixes