LimeWire is a P2P file sharing application that works well to share all types of files. You can share documents, images, video files, games and spreadsheets by using LimeWire. It works with the help of the Digital Audio Access Protocol to share the library. It is a secure P2P sharing tool that works in a unique way to access data. The tool comes with stunning features for the users. Following are some of its salient features.
It is updated automatically and regularly. So, the tool provides you with a faster file sharing experience.
The user interface is simple and neatly built. You will find all of the demanded features nicely organized on the Home Page of the tool.
It is very easy to use even for a newbie. If you have started using it just now, the in-app instructions will make the usage of the tool more convenient for you.
You can monitor the activities by using the Monitor feature of the tool. It allows you to monitor the content, the people are downloading from your shared folder and the number of downloads.
Kill Upload feature allows you to prevent any user from downloading something. It allows you to secure your document from unauthorized downloading.
You can use it on any PC where Java Virtual Machine is installed.
The program is available in two types. The basic is free and the Pro is available in $21.95.
The tool allows the users to save files in it and to create well-organized folders. So, you can give access to an authorized person to get your desired stuff from the given folder.
It is compatible with all versions of Windows.
How Does LimeWire Work?
When you launch the tool, it comes up with the “Search” tab. You can search the documents, images, audio and video files by using the Search tab. It allows you to access the library on other people’s PC where they also have installed LimeWire.
You can send a query to every PC that is connected to your LimeWork network.
Now, the query will be passed on to all other systems that are connected and some search results will be shown on your screen.
It contains the best matches for your search query.
Select the files from them. And you would be able to download the file directly.
In this way, you can download any document, image, video, and audio from any computer connected to your network by using LimeWire.
You can upload your desired content in the library to share with other users. So, all of you can access the data on all connected computers.
How to Download & Install LimeWire Old Version
The latest version of LimeWire is v5.5.16. But we are going to download the old version of LimeWire that is v4.9.93. it is a compact sized file i.e. only 2.79MB. You need to follow a few steps to download and install LimeWire in your PC.
Go to the end of the section and select “Download LimeWire” from there.
It is LimeWire Basic i.e. free version.
The file is in a compact size and will be downloaded in no time.
Once the downloading is over, double-click the downloaded file to start the installation and select “Install.”
Now, select the language and click “Next” to proceed.
Wait for a while until it completes the installation process.
Within a few minutes, you will see the Home Page of the tool.