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LimeWire 5.5.8

A free and powerful file sharing program

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LimeWire screenshotLimeWire is a small yet powerful utility which gives you the possibility to search for files and share them with any user on the Internet. The program supports the Gnutella file-sharing protocol, allowing you to easily connect with anyone who uses Gnutella-compatible applications.

LimeWire includes Bittorrent Support, allowing you to easily find and get files in a wide variety of ways. The program includes a set of sharing options which offer you full control of your shared files. The application includes System Tray alerts, allowing you to always know when a download is finished.

LimeWire comes with support for Transport Layer Security (TLS), allowing you to keep your connection secure and safe. The application also lets you perform Firewall to Firewall file transfers. The program offers fast connections and increased transfer speeds by using the "UDP Host Caches" function. Furthermore, the utility can be easily integrated with iTunes, on both Windows and Mac computers. Proxy support is available as well, allowing you to better protect your identity while sharing files.

LimeWire supports International groups and International searches, allowing you to easily connect with users speaking your own language and to easily find files from sources which are closer to you.


  • The program supports the Gnutella file-sharing protocol.
  • Includes support for Proxy.
Name LimeWire
Version 5.5.8
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage LimeWire
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 41
All Time Downloads 6,515,115
Filesize 28.8MB
OS Support Windows All
Category Audio & Video

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeLimeWire has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
LimeWire 5.4.6 September 30, 2016 - Latest Version
LimeWire 5.5.16 November 08, 2010
LimeWire 5.5.14 August 23, 2010
LimeWire 5.5.8 April 01, 2010
LimeWire 5.5.7 March 23, 2010

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