Torrent search results are limited by date because old torrents usually have no seeds.
We used to not filter these but that ended up in an incredible amount of complaints because files would never download.
You're still however free to search for …
those sources don't give mp3s, only torrent sources, soundcloud and archive.
mind you, m4a is far superior than mp3 (better quality, and less space, faster downloads).
Now, you mention mp4 and 3gp, seems to me like you're browsing search resul…
A VPN connection is simply an encrypted connection to the internet, VPN stands for Virtual Private Network.
You can still download a malicious file through a VPN connection.
If you want virus protection you need to have an up to date antivirus a…
Been testing now for over an hour and I can't replicate such massive data usage.
The app will be able to receive data if you have a BitTorrent session running with DHT enabled. You can disable both manually and ultimately you can disable all use …
thank you for the detailed report. I'm going to actively look into this right away.
Were you by any chance seeding any files?
Seems SUPER unlikely this has happened unless you were seeding a very large and popular file overnight.
I've had t…
no, there's still a lot of mp3 results, but those coing from youtube always come in m4a (which is actually a superior format to mp3)
Magnet links will work depending on network conditions, if the magnet belongs to a torrent that's not well seeded…
what version of FrostWire are you running?
can you try our latest and see if you still have this issue?
perhaps you've selected one of the filters that shows certain transfers only depending on their status.
Like, for instance, if you have "D…
We've not been able to try PureVPN with FrostWire yet so we can't say if FrostWire will be able to detect it.
Most likely it will but perhaps FrostWire will not show in its status bar that the VPN protection is on.
In the worst case, what will hap…
sounds like you need to check your firewall settings and let FrostWire open and accept connections.
Check your Windows Firewall Settings, if you see that FrostWire is white listed there, you might want to check any Antivirus or Internet Protection …
Let's try running FrostWire from the command line to see if any of the console output can help us figure out why you might be having a freeze.
1. Open a "Terminal"
2. Go to your installation folder, usually you get there like this i…
if you deleted the app, it's impossible that it's still seeding.
perhaps somebody is stealing your Wi-Fi and seeding files, or you have some other device seeding with either FrostWire or some other app.
Think about it like this, is Ford or Toyota liable for people driving under the influence, breaking speed limits, running over people?
Is a knife or gun manufacturer liable for stabbings or shootings?
people are responsible for…
The ~/FrostWire/Torrents folder does not contain partially downloaded transfers, it simply contains the .torrents you've been using in case you want to re-start those downloads again.
Your partial downloads and their states are saved in ~/Library…
If you're on Mac you want to remove the following folders.
1. The installation folder, usually /Applications/FrostWire.app
2. Your settings folder ~/Library/Preferences/FrostWire5
3. The application support folder ~/Library/Application Support/…
If you want to delete manually it's pretty easy.
If you're on windows, usually it's all at:
Preferences, Torrent States and Library Database
Default Download Folder…
Download performance depends on network conditions.
If you're downloading a file that's wildly popular at the moment of the download, it will download to 100% blazing fast.
However, if you're downloading something rare, you might not finish th…