FreeWire 3.2.3 for Windows

by FreeWire P2P

Avg. Rating 3.5 (20 votes)

File Details

File Size 0.4 MB
License Adware
Operating System Windows 2000/9x/Server 2003/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 6,518
Publisher FreeWire P2P
Homepage FreeWire

Publisher's Description

FreeWire is a file searching that connects users to millions of others on the Gnutella network. Search for, share, and download music, movies, pictures, games, software, documents and more with this peer-to-peer software tool. It implements the newest and most advanced Gnutella features, including multi-host fast "swarm" downloads, smart auto-resume, advanced search filtering, upload bandwidth controls, auto-detection of firewalls, enhanced connection management and much more. You can organize and play custom MP3 playlists with its built-in MP3 player, and you can chat with other Gnutella users with the integrated Chat utility.

Latest Reviews

fxer

fxer reviewed v2.6.1 on Oct 31, 2002

FreeWire 2.65 (will automatically be installed when using the net-installer) now has a CDBurning tab in the main program interface that when clicked opens a webpage selling a $30 addon to FreeWire that burns MP3's. There is no way to remove the tab during install or during regular operation of FreeWire so I would have to say this is ad-ware now, no longer freeware.

Also for some reason they do not tell what version of FreeWire you are running in the About box in v2.65 and up, guess it's time to go back to Gnucleus

cybot55

cybot55 reviewed v2.5.5 on Aug 26, 2002

This works great for me Proberbly better than Kazza and a hell of a lot better than Morphous.
Great 5/5

grokit

grokit reviewed v2.5.5 on Aug 25, 2002

what a crap. uninstalled within a couple of minutes.
installs unwanted software.
asks for java package which is already installed.
I can't recommend it.

jrepin

jrepin reviewed v2.5.5 on Aug 25, 2002

Great.LimeWire Pro without ads! But where is the Linux version?

Peltec

Peltec reviewed v2.4.3 on May 11, 2002

Good Grief...fork out the $8 and buy Limewire Pro.

teedog

teedog reviewed v2.4.0 on May 2, 2002

Great. LimeWire with no ads but more spyware. Ironic.

kyrex

kyrex reviewed v2.3.2 on Apr 14, 2002

Hm...didn't take too long for me. The whole installation lasted only about 45 seconds, and that included the FreeWire download AND the JRE 1.4 download. But still, no download would be best (although I can understand for the JRE).

dave2019

dave2019 reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 31, 2002

Just Like LW But they added some other adware which you dont have to install.
Also The Install Downloads Every File from the web which is very slow and I am on 512k Cable.

I Would Have Give It a 4 star if they pack all the files in to one files and let you save it on your hard drive.

Still this is one of the best fileshareing tools you can get.

aeroe

aeroe reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 30, 2002

Even though I'm beginning to love LW, I cannot give this clone a perfect rating. First off they compiled LW and removed spyware and then added their own (optional I know) to make money from something they did Not improve. Hopefully like it said below, that they will do something with the source. Also I had to fight this clone for it to detect JRE 1.4... no problem with the real LW.

Bitwise

Bitwise reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 30, 2002

I ran Ad-aware 5.7 before installing Freewire and after and it doesn't have any detectable spy-ware. I didn't install the optional modules "U Save & U C More." Also downloaded a few files and restarted the program.. Still no new Spy ware. It's 100% spy-ware free. Nice program, I would recommend it over Limewire.

Avg. Rating 3.5 (20 votes)
Your Rating
fxer

fxer reviewed v2.6.1 on Oct 31, 2002

FreeWire 2.65 (will automatically be installed when using the net-installer) now has a CDBurning tab in the main program interface that when clicked opens a webpage selling a $30 addon to FreeWire that burns MP3's. There is no way to remove the tab during install or during regular operation of FreeWire so I would have to say this is ad-ware now, no longer freeware.

Also for some reason they do not tell what version of FreeWire you are running in the About box in v2.65 and up, guess it's time to go back to Gnucleus

cybot55

cybot55 reviewed v2.5.5 on Aug 26, 2002

This works great for me Proberbly better than Kazza and a hell of a lot better than Morphous.
Great 5/5

grokit

grokit reviewed v2.5.5 on Aug 25, 2002

what a crap. uninstalled within a couple of minutes.
installs unwanted software.
asks for java package which is already installed.
I can't recommend it.

jrepin

jrepin reviewed v2.5.5 on Aug 25, 2002

Great.LimeWire Pro without ads! But where is the Linux version?

Peltec

Peltec reviewed v2.4.3 on May 11, 2002

Good Grief...fork out the $8 and buy Limewire Pro.

teedog

teedog reviewed v2.4.0 on May 2, 2002

Great. LimeWire with no ads but more spyware. Ironic.

kyrex

kyrex reviewed v2.3.2 on Apr 14, 2002

Hm...didn't take too long for me. The whole installation lasted only about 45 seconds, and that included the FreeWire download AND the JRE 1.4 download. But still, no download would be best (although I can understand for the JRE).

dave2019

dave2019 reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 31, 2002

Just Like LW But they added some other adware which you dont have to install.
Also The Install Downloads Every File from the web which is very slow and I am on 512k Cable.

I Would Have Give It a 4 star if they pack all the files in to one files and let you save it on your hard drive.

Still this is one of the best fileshareing tools you can get.

aeroe

aeroe reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 30, 2002

Even though I'm beginning to love LW, I cannot give this clone a perfect rating. First off they compiled LW and removed spyware and then added their own (optional I know) to make money from something they did Not improve. Hopefully like it said below, that they will do something with the source. Also I had to fight this clone for it to detect JRE 1.4... no problem with the real LW.

Bitwise

Bitwise reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 30, 2002

I ran Ad-aware 5.7 before installing Freewire and after and it doesn't have any detectable spy-ware. I didn't install the optional modules "U Save & U C More." Also downloaded a few files and restarted the program.. Still no new Spy ware. It's 100% spy-ware free. Nice program, I would recommend it over Limewire.

klumy

klumy reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 30, 2002

Limewire without Spyware.
Not bat at all.
Give it a try.

cookepuss

cookepuss reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 29, 2002

Excellent. All of the power of LimeWire and none of the spyware.

The only downside is that it's an "Active Installer". That means you have to setup from the `net. It downloads a temp file called "freewiredist.exe" that does the actual setup. Unfortunately, it deletes the file right after installation.

NEAT TRICK..... If you can quickly save this file from the installation directory before it's deleted (have to be quick) then you won't have to go through the hassle of being online everytime you install. BTW, freewiredist.exe alone contains NONE of the optional spyware. Save that and you're 100% spy free.

To Frewire Developers: Give us a version that we can just save and install offline. PLEASE!!!! It was a hassle saving that temp exe file. Some people like to archive their software. You make it impossible (almost).

kgruber

kgruber reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 29, 2002

Anyone ordinarilly skilled in the art of Java programming could recompile the LimeWire source. I would be tickled pink if the coders of FreeWire, and cloners of Limewire do something novel such as recode the program in C or .NET. For a fresh perspective, I invite the readers to take a look at "Swapper," which is listed in the FileForum.

sorlag

sorlag reviewed v2.3.1 on Mar 29, 2002

realy nice!

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