GiftBoX
GiftBoX
0.9b7

3.6

GiftBoX free download for Mac

GiftBoX0.9b7

27 May 2003

Kazaa file download alternative (based on giFT).

Overview

GiftBoX is a frontend for the giFT file sharing daemon, implemented in Objective C. Manages downloads, searches, daemon preferences and control and daemon version checking in one application.

What's new in GiftBoX

Version 0.9b7 adds the following:
  • Setup script fixed
  • Better detection of old config

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How would you rate GiftBoX app?

26 Reviews of GiftBoX

5
Anonymous
10 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5

Most helpful

This is simply the best p2p program ive used on a mac yet.
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Anonymous
10 August 2005
Version: 0.9b7
It was great fun but some fun has to end so this product has stopped development. Pleas go to www.sceneware.nl or www.reloadmedia.nl for other usefull services ;-) Cheers J!
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Anonymous
12 September 2004
Version: 0.9b7
Can Some one give me a hint to how this dam thing works????
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1.25
Anonymous
23 April 2004
Version: 0.9b7
Searches don't work. All I get are "no stats-provider found" errors. Lame interface. No help or docs are included either.
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Anonymous
25 August 2003
Version: 0.9b7
How the hell do you use this thing?
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Anonymous
29 June 2003
Version: 0.9b7
always crashes on startup 10.1.5
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Anonymous
21 June 2003
Version: 0.9b7
Always crashes on startup!! (mac os 10.1.5)
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5
arwen
12 June 2003
Version: 0.9b7
A lot more performant than LimeWire and Acquisition! A real gift, indeed!
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4.25
Anonymous
02 June 2003
Version: 0.9b7
Very good software for beta, works very well and if you just leave the daemon running in the background and quit the application it uses very little cpu. Very nice app
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4.5
buber
28 May 2003
Version: 0.9b7
Love the interface, easy to use, but it doesnt seem to write the preferences to disk, if you put in a directory for your sharing or downloading and quit the app, the paths arent there, maybe its just me...
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4
Xgo
27 May 2003
Version: 0.9b7
preferences should be updated to more friendly GUI... i still having trouble with relocating download folder to other HD-i did put full path in prefs-still cant get to work...its Downloads files in my home dir, which i dont really like...
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4.5
Anonymous
27 May 2003
Version: 0.9b7
Beta 7 works fine - great stuff.
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4.5
Anonymous
27 May 2003
Version: 0.9b6
works like crazy for me :-) and it's a beta under heavy development ... so don't worry about the prefferences that don't work and the lack documentation. I love the look, simplicity and ease of use!!
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Anonymous
26 May 2003
Version: 0.9b6
Downloaded giftbox, moved it to desktop, started it and pressed "Start" button. Display changed to "Daemon On" for about a second and then switched back to "Off". Konsole says something about "connection died", that's all. As Giftbox comes without any documentation, I'm stuck. At least I found a web page telling me what to enter in that openft preference page (all entries were empty). Well... I don't rate this app, because I can't test it. But an app that comes with no documenation how to set up this thing and doesn't run out of the box is - in my opinion - pure crap. I'll stick with Acquisition.
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3.5
Anonymous
12 May 2003
Version: 0.9b5
GiftBoX is a cool Cocoa program, and it works quite fast. However, it has very little files! When I search for new songs or artists, it doesn't have them! Also, it only lets you open one search window at a time, and you can't categorize the files by the # of hosts. Basically, I think most people should stick with Acquisition or Limewire for now.
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3.75
Anonymous
09 May 2003
Version: 0.9b5
well if you install giftbox and start the daemon u have openft running in iswipe (1.3bx) without touching fink;)
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4.5
Yugure
04 May 2003
Version: 0.9b5
I find this program to be very useful. While it does not have all the features of, say, LimeWire, it does a very good job with what it has. Preferences do not seem to stay, though. Not that it really matters. What I would like to see is being able to open the files in the download area, instead of having to go to ~/giFTDownloads or anywhere else. Yeah, I'm lazy. :D
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5
Anonymous
01 May 2003
Version: 0.9b5
awesome program! very beautiful, stable and virtually every download i've tried has worked. Excellent job!:]
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5
Goles
28 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
No documentation , but the best lol :D
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1
Anonymous
28 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
I have to pan this because of one EVIL feature, which prompts this writer to ask, "What the fsck?" This client has a feature called 'Leave on even when you've quit it.' Exsqueeze me? And guess what, if you deselect that, so that it allegedly quits when you ask it to, the MOFO remains on anyhow. How do I know this? I tried to throw it out in the trash and couldn't because it was still running. That's horsehockey. Dump this thing yesterday.
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Anonymous
27 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
Hm. Lack of documentation prevents me from using it. I have no clue how to set this up. Anyone help?
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4.5
Anonymous
26 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
Finally, a quick downloader with a brushed metal interface. This is so fast, it makes both Acquisition and Limewire look like Ford Pintos.
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5
Medicine uk
21 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
The Best Peer2Peer on Mac. Can be hard to set up but when you have it working its great. if i could give it 6 stars i would. Makes Acquisition look like a joke
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1
Anonymous
12 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
No docs, no help, naza, zip, rien. Throw us a friggin' bone here!
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5
Anonymous
11 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
Easy, beautiful and it's working great ! This is the shit :-)
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Anonymous
10 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
No read me. No help. No info at website - not suprising with current legal climate of file sharing. Have to have daemon addresses to add manually. Nicest looking p2p client yet for OS X.
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5
Anonymous
10 April 2003
Version: 0.9b5
This is simply the best p2p program ive used on a mac yet.
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