FrostWire, for those who don’t know much about the name should remember that it is one of the largest and popularly used BitTorrent clients by millions around the world, for their task of downloading or uploading (simply sharing) various file types over internet. FrostWire is a peer-to-peer (P2P) data- and file-sharing program. Individuals usually use FrostWire to share personal files, images and music files with other users of the software. Unlike much other P2P software available today, FrostWire is an open-source program and is not for profit.
FrostWire was 1st released on September 2004 as an alternate for LimeWire. It was a product of developers of LimeWire itself. LimeWire was the popular choice for peer-to-peer file transfer before FrostWire took the place. LimeWire had to face legal action from the RIAA, The Recording Industry Association of America Earlier. LimeWire eventually stopped working in 2010. On its launch FrostWire was very similar to LimeWire in its usage, functionality and its appearance. It worked on Gnutella support and platform till its 4th version but since the 5th version the Gnutella support was dropped entirely. There’s a constant development on the software since it was first launched, back in 2004. The look and the user interface has been updated and completely changed. Now the interface is much smoother and very easy to use and get around. There are very useful features and options available for the user. Options such as selecting and using a skin (theme) of your choice, iTunes connectivity. You can also connect your smartphones and or your tablet computers with the program.
Although FrostWire is freeware and an open source program, it is free of spyware and malware. FrostWire is available for windows, mac, linux, android and for almost every major operating system present today. There are very useful functions within the software itself, not only you can search for almost any file that you wish for, you can download it too, and yes, it works. You can easily pause your downloads when you wish to and can resume it later. The program automatically freezes the download whenever there is a system crash. While downloading files you can get a preview of the same at the same time or you can turn it off if you wish to. There is an option to block certain files and file types, something like a parental control. FrostWire provides you super fast speeds and it is very safe to download files from. It is an effective application.
Currently FrostWire is one of the leading peer-to-peer, open source software, as it becomes more popular every day. It is the inn thing to download and upload large sized files or share and search with the help of torrent programs. Since FrostWire now completely works under BitTorrent support and is the best BitTorrent client available, it is hard to live without it. In simple terms if you are familiar to the concept of p2p file transfer and know a little about torrent files, then FrostWire might not need an introduction for you. It enables its users to join already established networks so that they can transfer files between them freely. It is effective and is recommended by many users, you can check for the support and also find details about the software on the official FrostWire website (Frostwire.com).