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Version: 6.2.3 updated
Upload Date: 7 Apr 16
Developer: FrostWire
Distribution Type: Freeware
Downloads: 10

Rating: 3.0/5 (Total Votes: 2)

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FrostWire is a free, fully featured BitTorrent Client with an integrated Media Player and Media Library. It also features a built-in search of multiple torrent trackers and websites, download preview and file format selection.

Now with a FrostWire Plus for Android available free from you can also take all the desktop functionality on the go.

FrostWire was first released as a fork of LimeWire over 10 years ago and has evolved tremendously to become one of the most popular free and open source file sharing programs in the world.

FrostWire Features:

In-App Search
Just type your keyword and go! FrostWire connects to many different torrent search engines and websites, to find the files you are looking for - all in one place.

Fast and Easy Downloads
Download any file with one click. On desktop, you can even hand-pick single files from torrent transfers or preview files before you download.

Media Player & Library
Easily access, browse and play all your media in one place. Create and share playlists.

Share Your Files
Whether you want to transfer files to your phone, share them with just your friends over local wi-fi or create a torrent to share with the entire world.

Download Free Music
Browse through FrostWire's favorite featured artists sharing their music with you under Creative Commons or check out thousands of free downloads and content reviews from

What is new in this release:

  • New share action in Library. Create, seed and share DHT-based torrent in a single click.
  • New jlibtorrent
  • Fix preparing YT m4a's author field.
  • jlibtorrent: fix issue in checking outgoing interfaces
  • jlibtorrent: optimize enumeration of network interfaces on windows
  • jlibtorrent: improve reliability of binding listen sockets
  • jlibtorrent: support SNI in https web seeds and trackers
  • jlibtorrent: fix unhandled exception in DHT when receiving a DHT packet over IPv6
  • Dropped rxjava library. KISS.

What is new in version 6.1.8:

Version 6.1.8 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.

What is new in version 6.1.7:

Version 6.1.7 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.

What is new in version 6.1.4:

  • libtorrent/jlibtorrent core update (v
  • Torrent settings issues fixed.
  • Fixes TorLock search.
  • Considerably faster search source processing (new regex engine).

What is new in version 6.1.2:

  • Search performance improvements. New RxJava-based implementation.
  • Search box suggestions improved.
  • New Check/uncheck all search engines checkbox.
  • TorLock search fixed.
  • Added SSL (https) support for torrent web seeds.
  • Options window remembers last pane opened.
  • Fixes painting issues when searching Starred audio files on the library.
  • frostwire-jlibtorrent library updates.
  • Library user experience bug fixes.

What is new in version 6.1.1:

  • TPB search fixed.
  • KAT search fixed.
  • Monova search fixed.
  • Bitsnoop downloads fixed.
  • BTJunkie downloads fixed.
  • EZTV search engine removed after scammers took over.
  • Russian translation update.

What is new in version 6.0.7:

  • 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, 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.

What is new in version 6.0.6:

  • 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 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.

What is new in version 6.0.5:

  • Fixes out of memory crash and freeze when importing lots of songs from the FrostWire library to iTunes.
  • Removed Litecoin and Dogecoin from torrent creation dialog, Bitcoin and payment urls only. Litecoin and Dogecoin are pretty much dead compared to Bitcoin.
  • Remove Download and Data now enabled for http downloads too.
  • Fixes possible errors for SoundCloud downloads.
  • Updates on Hungarian and Romanian translations.
  • Fixes YT search issues.
  • New mplayer binaries with HTTPS support.

What is new in version 6.0.4:

  • 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.

What is new in version 6.0.3:

  • 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.

What is new in version 6.0.2:

  • Maximum concurrent torrent download settings defaults raised to 10.
  • KAT search fix.
  • Prevents possible out of memory error.
  • Croatian translation update.
  • Minor refactors



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