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
The last of the 4.17.x FrostWire series is finally out. The following is a list of the most important updates made for this release, which irons out most of the complains received from the community in regards to 4.17.0.
The new FrostWire will allow us to distribute twice the number of installers using the same bandwidth employed by 4.17.0, The new FrostWire installer has been reduced in sized more than 50% by using the latest in compression technology.
# Half sized installers
# It will attempt to add the default Library folder of 4.13.5 so users wonâ€™t feel like they lost their old library
# FrostWire now can be auto-started when Windows starts. This setting is available from the â€˜Optionâ€™ menu (â€™Windows bootâ€™) 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 â€œFrostWireâ€ 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 userâ€™s default browser