FrostWire 2.2.5 for Android is out and ongoing

The first build for 2.2.5 is out and it includes the first of several new torrent search sources.

Download FrostWire 2.2.5 for Android here

FrostWire 2.2.5 build 659 – OCT/22/2020

 – New: TorrentParadise search source

 – New: Firebase Crash Analytics support

 – Yify search fixed

 – Fixed archive.org connection dropped/timeout error

 – com.mopub:mopub-sdk-banner:5.12.0 -> 5.14.0

 – com.applovin:applovin-sdk:9.13.1 -> 9.14.5

 – com.mopub.mediation:applovin:9.13.1.0 -> 9.14.3.0

 – material 1.3.0-alpha02 -> 1.3.0-alpha03

 – browser 1.3.0-alpha05 -> 1.3.0->alpha06

 – exifinterface 1.2.0 -> 1.3.0

 – play-services 19.3.0 -> 19.4.0

 – core-ktx 1.3.1 -> 1.3.2

 – com.android.tools.build:gradle:4.0.1 -> 4.1.0

 – gradle wrapper update 6.1.1->6.6.1

FrostWire 2.2.4 for Android is out



Download frostwire-android-release-2.2.4-b654-plus.apk 19.6 MB

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New in FrostWire 2.2.4 build 654 – SEP/24/2020

 – New jlibtorrent 1.2.10.0 update

 – Fixes bug where frostclick promo slide would render twice

 – dev: buildToolsVersion ‘29.0.2’ -> ‘29.0.3’ (@TacoTheDank)

 – Archive search Json parsing deprecation fix (@TacoTheDank)

 – com.squareup.okhttp3:okhttp:4.8.1 -> 4.9.0

 – lt: improve stat_file() performance on Windows

 – lt: fix issue with loading invalid torrents with only 0-sized files

 – lt: fix to avoid large stack allocations

 – lt: add macro TORRENT_CXX11_ABI for clients building with C++14 against

   libtorrent build with C++11

 – lt: removed deprecated wstring overloads on non-windows systems

 – lt: drop dependency on Unicode’s ConvertUTF code (which had a license

   incompatible with Debian)

 – lt: fix bugs exposed on big-endian systems`

 – lt: fix detection of hard-links not being supported by filesystem

 – lt: fixed resume data regression for seeds with prio 0 files

 – binaries: compiler upgraded from g++-5 to g++-7

 – reverted to com.mopub:mopub-sdk-banner:5.12.0 (mopub 5.13.1 very unstable)

FrostWire 6.8.7 for Windows, macOS and Linux (tag 3 friends)

Featuring jlibtorrent/libtorrent 1.2.10.0 and OpenJDK 14.0.2

Bundle-free Windows installer
frostwire-6.8.7.windows.github.exe 39.1 MB

Bundle-free macOS installer
frostwire-6.8.7.dmg 46.6 MB

Linux packages
frostwire-6.8.7.amd64.deb 14.5 MB
frostwire-6.8.7.amd64.rpm 15.7 MB

Other operating systems (OpenJDK 11+ required)
frostwire-6.8.7.amd64.tar.gz 15.1 MB


CHANGELOG

frostwire (6.8.7) stable; urgency=high

  • New jlibtorrent 1.2.10.0 update
  • OpenJDK 14.0.2 update for Windows and macOS
  • lt: improve stat_file() performance on Windows
  • lt: fix issue with loading invalid torrents with only 0-sized files
  • lt: fix to avoid large stack allocations
  • lt: removed deprecated wstring overloads on non-windows systems
  • lt: drop dependency on Unicode’s ConvertUTF code (which had a license incompatible with Debian)
  • lt: fix bugs exposed on big-endian systems
  • lt: fix detection of hard-links not being supported by filesystem
  • lt: fixed resume data regression for seeds with prio 0 files
  • binaries: compiler upgraded from g++-5 to g++-7

— FrostWire Team contact@frostwire.com Tue, 15 Sep 2020 16:35:00 -0600

New jlibtorrent/libtorrent 1.2.10.0 library

Code BitTorrent apps in Java for Android, Desktop and Servers with the official Java Wrapper for libtorrent 1.2.10.0

1.2.10.0

  • libtorrent 1.2.10 update (70f1de3f7ec4012aaea420ff150ef0135d397706)
  • lt: improve stat_file() performance on Windows
  • lt: fix issue with loading invalid torrents with only 0-sized files
  • lt: fix to avoid large stack allocations
  • lt: add macro TORRENT_CXX11_ABI for clients building with C++14 against
    libtorrent build with C++11
  • lt: removed deprecated wstring overloads on non-windows systems
  • lt: drop dependency on Unicode’s ConvertUTF code (which had a license
    incompatible with Debian)
  • lt: fix bugs exposed on big-endian systems
  • lt: fix detection of hard-links not being supported by filesystem
  • lt: fixed resume data regression for seeds with prio 0 files
  • compiler update: g++-5 -> g++-7

jlibtorrent-1.2.10.0-javadoc.jar 2.51 MB
jlibtorrent-1.2.10.0-sources.jar 408 KB

Java Classes (required)
jlibtorrent-1.2.10.0.jar 675 KB

Then include the jar with the JNI bindings as you need for your architecture

Android 32bit
jlibtorrent-android-arm-1.2.10.0.jar 2.36 MB
jlibtorrent-android-x86-1.2.10.0.jar2.72 MB

Android 64bit
jlibtorrent-android-arm64-1.2.10.0.jar 2.42 MB
jlibtorrent-android-x86_64-1.2.10.0.jar2.7 MB

Windows 64bit
jlibtorrent-windows-1.2.10.0.jar4.71 MB

macOS 64bit
jlibtorrent-macosx-1.2.10.0.jar 2.19 MB

Linux 64bit
jlibtorrent-linux-1.2.10.0.jar5.62 MB

New FrostWire 6.8.6 for Windows, macOS and Linux

Download the new release with the faster torrent downloads and improved search


Windows 64-bit:
frostwire-6.8.6.windows.github.exe38.2 MB

macOS 64-bit:
frostwire-6.8.6.dmg45.7 MB

Ubuntu/Debian 64-bit
frostwire-6.8.6.amd64.deb13.5 MB

Red Hat/RPM-based
frostwire-6.8.6.amd64.rpm14.9 MB

Java 11+ for any other OS
frostwire-6.8.6.amd64.tar.gz1 4.2 MB



Source code(zip)
Source code(tar.gz)

frostwire (6.8.6) stable; urgency=high

  • New jlibtorrent 1.2.8.0 update
  • New 1337x search (thanks to @HimanshuSharma789)
  • New iDope search (thanks to @HimanshuSharma789)
  • Fixed Torrentz2 search dates (thanks to @HimanshuSharma789)
  • Fixed Sound Cloud search
  • Discontinues mplayer video playback, uses os default video player for videos
  • com.google.re2j:re2j:1.3 -> 1.4
  • com.squareup.okhttp3:okhttp:4.4.1 -> 4.8.1
  • com.h2database:h2:1.4.199 -> 200
  • lt: validate UTF-8 encoding of client version strings from peers
  • lt: don’t time out tracker announces as eagerly while resolving hostnames
  • lt: fix NAT-PMP shutdown issue
  • lt: improve hostname lookup by merging identical lookups
  • lt: fix network route enumeration for large routing tables
  • lt: fixed issue where pop_alerts() could return old, invalid alerts
  • lt: fix issue when receiving have-all message before the metadata
  • lt: don’t leave lingering part files handles open
  • lt: disallow calling add_piece() during checking
  • lt: fix incorrect filename truncation at multi-byte character
  • lt: always announce listen port 1 when using a proxy

— FrostWire Team contact@frostwire.com Sun, 23 Aug 2020 10:45:00 -0600

New FrostWire 2.2.3 for Android

Download frostwire-android-release-2.2.3-b648-plus.apk 19.5 MB now.

FrostWire 2.2.3 build 648 – AUG/23/2020

  • jlibtorrent 1.2.7.0 -> 1.2.8.0 update
  • com.squareup.okhttp3:okhttp:4.4.1 -> 4.8.1
  • com.mopub:mopub-sdk-banner:5.12.0 -> 5.13.1
  • androidx.browser:browser:1.3.0-alpha04 -> 1.3.0-alpha05
  • com.google.re2j:re2j:1.3 -> 1.4
  • com.google.android.material:material:1.3.0-alpha01 -> 1.3.0-alpha02
  • com.google.android.gms:play-services-ads:19.2.0 -> 19.3.0
  • com.applovin:applovin-sdk:9.12.6 -> 9.13.1
  • com.unity3d.ads:unity-ads:3.4.2 -> 3.4.6
  • 1337 search fixed

New FrostWire 2.2.2 for Android with new search engine

frostwire-android-release-2.2.2-b645-plus.apk 19.3 MB

FrostWire 2.2.2 build 645 – JUL/18/2020

  • New 1337x (LeetX) search (thanks to @HimanshuSharma789 for his contribution)
  • New iDope search (thanks to @HimanshuSharma789 for his contribution)
  • Fixed Torrentz2 search dates (thanks to @HimanshuSharma789 for his contribution)
  • com.google.android.material:material:1.2.0-alpha06 -> 1.3.0-alpha01
  • androidx.browser:browser:1.3.0-alpha01 -> 1.3.0-alpha04
  • com.google.android.gms:play-services-ads:19.1.0 -> 19.2.0
  • com.android.billingclient:billing:2.2.0 -> 3.0.0

Source code(zip)

Source code(tar.gz)

New FrostWire 2.2.1 with libtorrent/jlibtorrent 1.2.7 is the fastest version ever

Download it now
frostwire-android-release-2.2.1-b641-plus.apk 19.3 MB

We went from jlibtorrent 1.2.3.0 onto 1.2.7.0 because we weren’t happy with how stable 1.2.4, 1.2.5 and 1.2.6 were, however the libtorrent 1.2.7 engine starts the downloads almost immediatly for decently seeded torrents and we’ve seen speeds above 7Mb/s on our testing environment.

Below the list of fixes, most coming from the libtorrent project.

FrostWire 2.2.1 build 641 – JUN/17/2020

  • jlibtorrent/libtorrent 1.2.7.0 update
  • OpenSSL 1.1.1g update
  • dev: jlibtorrent build with boost 1.73.0
  • Fixes bug getting source URL from TPB search result
  • lt: fix incorrect filename truncation at multi-byte character
  • lt: always announce listen port 1 when using a proxy
  • lt: add set_alert_fd in python binding, to supersede set_alert_notify
  • lt: fix bug in part files > 2 GiB
  • lt: add function to clear the peer list for a torrent
  • lt: fix resume data functions to save/restore more torrent flags
  • lt: limit number of concurrent HTTP announces
  • lt: fix queue position for force_rechecking a torrent that is not auto-managed
  • lt: improve rate-based choker documentation, and minor tweak
  • lt: undeprecate upnp_ignore_nonrouters (but refering to devices on our subnet)
  • lt: increase default tracker timeout
  • lt: retry failed socks5 server connections
  • lt: allow UPnP lease duration to be changed after device discovery
  • lt: fix IPv6 address change detection on Windows
  • lt: fix peer timeout logic
  • lt: simplify proxy handling. A proxy now overrides listen_interfaces
  • lt: fix issues when configured to use a non-default choking algorithm
  • lt: fix issue in reading resume data
  • lt: revert NXDOMAIN change from 1.2.4
  • lt: don’t open any listen sockets if listen_interfaces is empty or misconfigured
  • lt: fix bug in auto disk cache size logic
  • lt: fix issue with outgoing_interfaces setting, where bind() would be called twice
  • lt: add build option to disable share-mode
  • lt: support validation of HTTPS trackers
  • lt: deprecate strict super seeding mode
  • lt: make UPnP port-mapping lease duration configurable
  • lt: deprecate the bittyrant choking algorithm
  • lt: add build option to disable streaming

Image credit to Marc-Olivier Jodoin
Royalty free image via Unsplash.com

New FrostWire for Android (2.1.10) fixes Music Playback on older Android Lollypop (5.x)

Sorry for the inconvenience to Lollypop users, not sure how music playback was broken, a last minute bug must have slipped in our last release. In any case, here’s a new installer that resolves music playback issues for all Lollypop releases.


frostwire-android-release-2.1.10-b638-plus.apk 19.4 MB

Melissa B’s Computer Love being considered for Grammy Nomination

Melissa B’s (Melissa Bailey) “Computer Love”, A free music album licensed under Creative Commons, which was promoted earlier this year on FrostWire as a torrent bundle is now being considered for a Grammy Nomination.

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Support her by downloading it, sharing it and seeding it! Get her album on FrostClick!