FrostWire, a BitTorrent client (formerly a Gnutella client), is a collaborative effort from many Open Source and freelance developers located from all around the world.
Using the most recent version of FrostWire allows users to enjoy the best program functionality. Bugs reported in older versions have been fixed for the latest version. Any users with FrostWire 2.5 or earlier MUST update.
Frostwire's features include:
- Completely Free & Open Source!
- Faster Download Speeds
- No Spyware. No Adware. Guaranteed.
- iTunes Compatible!
- Faster Torrent Speeds
- Friendly Online Chat Rooms
- Bittorrent Support!
- Even More Connections
- New & Improved Skins
* 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.