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FrostWire 4.21 series begins, adds auto-updating for Ubuntu

The free p2p application FrostWire has launched the first release in its new 4.21.x series this week.

The release is marked by two notable upgrades – Automatic Updates (via Bit Torrent) and the latest Vuze Core 4.5.0.4 powering its torrent engine, claiming to result in even faster Bit Torrent downloads.

Other features present: –

  • New auto-update support for Windows and Ubuntu.
  • Upgrading Vuze Core (bit torrent engine) to version 4.5.0.4.
  • New setting pane to allow user to turn off FrostClick promotions.
  • Fixes issue with Application Icon. New high resolution icon now in place

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The 4.21.x family of releases may finally bring other benefits long promised to users such as a plugin framework to allow other forms of p2p usage such as democratic distributed computing, social networking, gaming, and more.