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

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We want to wish you a very Happy Valentine's Day. If you don't know what to do today, we propose you these ideas: Watch a romantic movie on FrostClick We recommend you Time Travel Lover. Time Travel Lover transcends the Hollywood formula of romantic comedy, creating a punching unromantic comedy that’s simple, entertaining, and incredibly brilliant, all … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!

How to save mobile data downloading torrents?

There are some moments —some sad moments— when you are away from home/work/school and you don't have wi-fi to connect. If that's the case, maybe your mobile phone will start consuming data. And if you run out of mobile data without realizing it, you may be in trouble. So today we are going to explain how … Continue reading How to save mobile data downloading torrents?

How to fix ‘Can’t Open File’ error on Chrome for Android

Do you want to install FrostWire Plus on your Android and you're getting the error: "Can't Open File"? We've made this video to show you how to fix the 'Can't Open File' error on Google Chrome when downloading .apk files on Android. This tutorial works not just for the FrostWire installer but for any app installer … Continue reading How to fix ‘Can’t Open File’ error on Chrome for Android

FrostWire for Desktop’s Lines of Code Count

8724 text files. 8237 unique files. 8917 files ignored. http://cloc.sourceforge.net v 1.60 T=121.17 s (65.3 files/s, 14184.1 lines/s) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language files blank comment code -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Java 7591 300370 340020 1033777 HTML 192 2811 2130 21190 C++ 12 1337 510 3207 XML 17 178 101 1632 C/C++ Header 20 562 1623 1188 Ant 19 289 136 … Continue reading FrostWire for Desktop’s Lines of Code Count

New FrostWire 5.7.2 with uTP support

Download FrostWire 5.7.2 for Windows (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin enabled .torrent) Download FrostWire 5.7.2 for MacOSX (.torrent) Download FrostWire 5.7.2 for Debian/Ubuntu (.torrent) This release is all about performance and stability. Some users have complained about what happens to their internet connection when using FrostWire heavily, so we've finally added uTP support to solve these issues. … Continue reading New FrostWire 5.7.2 with uTP support

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

How to help translate FrostWire for Desktop (Windows / Mac / Linux)

Help us translate the FrostWire user interface, be part of an open source project, learn new things. 0. Get a GitHub.com account and sign in Go to GitHub.com and sign up for a free account unless you have one already. 1. Download and install Git on your computer If you don't have git installed on … Continue reading How to help translate FrostWire for Desktop (Windows / Mac / Linux)