Trust is Risk: A decentralized trust system

The FrostWire team cares deeply about the free and uncensored flow of information, this means helping solving one of the hardest computer science problems out there: creating a distributed reputation system in order to rid p2p networks from a great deal of issues created by Sybil attacks. Once you have a way to trust the unknown … Continue reading Trust is Risk: A decentralized trust system

An Easy Way to Protect Your Privacy Online!

Get a VPN! Privacy is a Human Right and you must protect it. When you connect to the Internet, corporations and even your internet service provider can spy you. If you want to protect yourself and not let any stranger see your personal information, you need a VPN. A VPN will secure your connection, no matter … Continue reading An Easy Way to Protect Your Privacy Online!

uTP support is here for Desktop and Android

Just wanted to let everyone know that as of the next FrostWire release, for both Desktop and Android, we've added uTP transport support. uTP transport is a clever way to handle packet congestion in a way that: 1. Won't mess most Wi-FI routers after doing a lot of BitTorrenting. 2. Won't choke your internet connection. … Continue reading uTP support is here for Desktop and Android

OSX Mavericks users, How to Prevent App Nap on FrostWire

Go to Applications (or wherever you have installed FrostWire) Right click on the the FrostWire Icon > Get Info (or just Press Cmd+I after you've selected) Make sure FrostWire won't nap when it's in the background. Otherwise, you may start a long running transfer and OSX Mavericks will put FrostWire to sleep and your transfer … Continue reading OSX Mavericks users, How to Prevent App Nap on FrostWire

FrostWire running on an #OLPC Tablet

FrostWire is a very powerful research tool, its smart file meta search can find millions of files in the public domain and under Creative Commons licenses, among those, many unvaluable books, instructional videos and lectures in every academic discipline. The One Laptop Per Child project is an amazing educational initiative that has put technology in … Continue reading FrostWire running on an #OLPC Tablet

New FrostWire 5.6.4

Download FrostWire Now, absolutely Free Full Changelog for this release frostwire (5.6.4) stable; urgency=high * Fixes issues parsing some cloud urls. * Fixes issues with soundcloud meta search. * Spanish translation updated. * French translation updated. Thanks @jeromemorignot. * Portuguese translation updated. Thanks @tati110. * Brazilian Portuguese translation updated. Thanks @tati110. * Arabic translation updated. … Continue reading New FrostWire 5.6.4

HACK: How to change the location of your FrostWire settings folder

This post is for advanced users who might not be happy with the default location of the FrostWire configuration folder (as of this generation of frostwire it's called ".frostwire5" and it resides somewhere on your home folder since FrostWire will create it the first time it runs) Maybe you don't like folders on your home … Continue reading HACK: How to change the location of your FrostWire settings folder