FrostWire 6.2.1.

Download like a champ from YouTube, BitTorrent and other sites

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    Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free (GPL)

FrostWire is a completely free and open-source BitTorrent and file sharing client. Many people may recognize the similarities between FrostWire and LimeWire, and they wouldn't be wrong. FrostWire was first launched as a new open-source fork of LimeWire, but with fewer bugs and more features. As LimeWire has been unfortunately closed for good, long-time users of that program will find a new home with FrostWire, an honorable successor to the BitTorrent throne. FrostWire is free--hat means it doesn't cost a dime to use and you're free to use the program as you see fit, even making changes to the source code if you like.

File Sharing And More

FrostWire is more than just an exceptional BitTorrent client. Many fans agree that the program really shines when it comes to file sharing, especially large files. This program can be used to easily send massive files or folders to remote locations without any bottlenecks, additional charges or limitations. You can share files with any user of FrostWire who has an internet connection. However, files can still be shared within a home or small office network using wireless routers or Ethernet cables without an internet connection. FrostWire has become a staple program in work environments where large files need to be shared seamlessly with multiple devices.

FrostWire is available on PC, Mac, and Android devices. No professional networking experience or education is required to understand and use this program. Everything is designed very easy to pick up and learn for first time users.

The Beauty Of Open Source

FrostWire believes open source is the future of software and if other companies followed their lead, then they would probably be right. Having an open source platform means this program is constantly receiving updates and fixes. There’s no need to wait on a dedicated team to address a bug when there are hundreds of users who have the same access to the internal source code. Users are free to make changes, improvements and bug fixes where they like. The best of these improvements may even find their way into the next official release of the program. Few other programs have such a strong community involvement. Anyone with a voice can make the program better for the masses.

Finally, Frostwire succeeds as a BitTorrent client as well. It has all of the features you’d expect from a full-fledged torrent client, such as magnet association, search capabilities, torrent tracking and the ability to automatically fix many broken torrents. Users can even choose to download full SoundCloud play lists through the context menu.


  • Very involved open-source community.
  • 100 percent free without any advertisements.
  • File sharing and BitTorrent in a single package.


  • Downloads Ask toolbar.
  • BitTorrent client not as good as some dedicated clients.
  • Need to regularly download bug fixes or patches.

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