LimeWire is a discontinued free software peer-to-peer file sharing (P2P) client for Windows, OS X, Linux and Solaris. As a result of the injunction, LimeWire stopped distributing the LimeWire software, and versions 5.5. 11 and newer have been disabled using a backdoor installed by the company.
Is FrostWire the same as LimeWire?
FrostWire is a free and open-source BitTorrent client first released in September 2004, as a fork of LimeWire. It was initially very similar to LimeWire in appearance and functionality, but over time developers added more features, including support for the BitTorrent protocol.
Is FrostWire still a thing?
On September 27, 2018, FrostWire updated its website to state that its development team would be closing shop on the project. “As of September 18th, 2018, the FrostWire Android app has been taken down from Google Play due to a DMCA take down request.”
Is FrostWire still working 2019?
After Google removed the Frostwire app from its Play app store, the owners decided it was impossible to continue with the torrent software. Yet with a reported 80% of its users opting for the Android app, Googles decision to remove Frostwire from its app store has been a devastating blow to the company.