LimeWire is the world´s fastest P2P file-sharing application, letting users share and search for all types of computer files, including movies, pictures, games, and text documents. The application´s other features include dynamic querying, the ability to preview files while downloading, advanced techniques for locating rare files, and an extremely intuitive user interface.
LimeWire is compatible with the Gnutella file-sharing protocol and can connect with anyone else running Gnutella-compatible software.
At startup, the LimeWire program will connect, via the internet, to the LimeWire Gateway, a specialized intelligent Gnutella router, at startup to maximize the user’s viewable network space.LimeWire is a tool that allows you to share files over the internet.
Further, the most recent version of Lime Wire enables Group functionality, so that users can connect to other people interested in sharing the same kinds of files that they are.
Ease of use – just install, run, and search
Ability to search by artist, title, genre, or other metainformation
Elegant multiple search tabbed interface
"Swarm" downloads from multiple hosts help you get files faster
iTunes integration for Mac users
Unique "ultrapeer" technology reduces bandwidth requirements for most users
Browse host feature–even works through firewalls
Added Bitzi metadata lookup
International versions: Now available in many new languages.
Connects to the network using GWebCache, a distributed connection system
Automatic local network searches for lightning-fast downloads. If you’re on a corporate or university network, download files from other users on the same network almost instantaneously!
Support for MAGNET links that allow you to click on web page links that access Gnutella.
- Fix numerous exceptions with video support in the LimeWire Media Player.
- Let the space bar pause playing a video in normal screen mode.
- Prevent a video from repeating when playing.
- Allow you to view ‘Lists I’m Sharing’ when viewing a video.
- Seek within a video when viewing in Mac OS X.
Fix an UnsatisfiedLink error for the Dock icon in Snow Leopard.
Blocking IPs in the UI caused duplicate entries in the IP black list.
General bug fixes