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

FrostWire Wins 2nd Place at Miami Bitcoin Hackathon with decentralized shopping marketplace

This weekend our 2 lead developers spent 28 hours hacking away to bring home the silver at the Miami Bitcoin Hackathon organized by BitStop and Blockchain Beach. FrostWire's project was built using the frostwire-jlibtorrent library and the Bitpay API to create a proof of concept for a p2p shopping marketplace called Seller.Trade on which customers pay with bitcoins. End … Continue reading FrostWire Wins 2nd Place at Miami Bitcoin Hackathon with decentralized shopping marketplace

FrostWire 6.0.3 changelog

Download FrostWire 6.0.3 frostwire (6.0.3) stable; urgency=high * Solves issue getting correct single file location from transfer manager. * Improved MD5 verification. Thanks @abderraouf-adjal * Important UI transfer related actions restored for Linux users. * Updated frostwire-jlibtorrent libraries, now built with older Boost 1.55, fixes Windows UI Freeze issue. * CPU usage reduced managing transfer … Continue reading FrostWire 6.0.3 changelog

Preliminary SEARCH performance improvements of FrostWire 6 (beta) vs 5.7.7

Here are some results from internal performance testing between FrostWire 5.7.7 and the latest beta build for FrostWire 6.0.x CPU usage on search has been reduced almost by 2/3rds, search experience should be significantly better, specially on older machines which had a hard time using FrostWire. Memory usage while searching has been reduced up to … Continue reading Preliminary SEARCH performance improvements of FrostWire 6 (beta) vs 5.7.7

New FrostWire 5.7.7 available for Windows, Mac and Linux. Contributors now earn bitcoins instantaneously.

Download FrostWire 5.7.7 for Windows (Bitcoin enabled .torrent) Download FrostWire 5.7.7 for MacOSX (.torrent) Download FrostWire 5.7.7 for Debian/Ubuntu (.torrent) This update focuses on fixing multiple user interface issues, mostly related to the media player. Libraries were updated, a nasty freeze when opening FrostWire out of a magnet link has finally been fixed, and new … Continue reading New FrostWire 5.7.7 available for Windows, Mac and Linux. Contributors now earn bitcoins instantaneously.

FrostWire 5.7.0 is out for Windows, Mac and Linux now at FrostWire.com

Download FrostWire 5.7.0 for Windows (torrent) Download FrostWire 5.7.0 for Mac (torrent) Download FrostWire 5.7.0 for Ubuntu (torrent) Download FrostWire 5.7.0 for Red Hat/Cent OS/RPM Download FrostWire 5.7.0 for any other Linux Distro What's new? Updated BitTorrent Engine to the latest code from the Azureus project along with FrostWire's Team's tunning and hacks for energy efficiency … Continue reading FrostWire 5.7.0 is out for Windows, Mac and Linux now at FrostWire.com

Is FrostWire Safe?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDxvLf7jltc FrostWire - free at http://www.frostwire.com - is a file sharing application and media hub. FrostWire, as a stand-alone application, is 100% safe to use. FrostWire itself will not install any viruses, adware, malware or spyware. But is there a way you can get your computer in trouble while using FrostWire? Sure. FrostWire connects to … Continue reading Is FrostWire Safe?

FrostWire for Android 1.2.0 out with a new flat user interface

Welcome to a new series of FrostWire for Android. The first thing you will notice is our switch to flat-land design while still keeping our flavor. A flat user interface means not using any gradients, this makes screen painting faster and more energy efficient, as well as less memory intensive. New Search Search now reveals … Continue reading FrostWire for Android 1.2.0 out with a new flat user interface

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)

New FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.2 available

Download FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.2 for Windows Download FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.2 for Mac OSX Download FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.2 for Ubuntu/Debian Download FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.2 for Red Hat (RPM) Download FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.2 Tar Gz changelog frostwire (5.6.2) stable; urgency=high * Improved readability of stream sources in player title. * Fixed bug where media source icon for … Continue reading New FrostWire Wynwood 5.6.2 available