Acqlite
Acqlite
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Acqlite free download for Mac

Acqlite for Mac0.4.2

03 February 2010

Gnutella P2P client.

What is Acqlite for Mac

Acqlite... Mac P2P with style. A Gnutella file sharing client written in Cocoa. It is based on LimeWire, Acquisition and Cabos. It is free software, no spyware, no adware.

GUI Features:
  • Simple sidebar interface
  • 27 languages support
  • iTunes iPod iPhone integration
  • Metadata browser for music files
  • Spam filtering
CORE Features:
  • Mojito DHT integration
  • Universal Plug and Play
  • Firewall to firewall transfers
  • Proxy transfers
  • IP2Country for locale detection
  • TLS encryption
  • \"What\'s New?\" searches

What's new in Acqlite

Version 0.4.2:
  • Fixed core crash on Tiger/Leopard

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Cowicide
Cowicide
Aug 20 2013
0.4.2
0.0
Aug 20 2013
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
Wouldn't connect to network, so used this app here to fix it: http://www.gnutellaforums.com/other-limewire-clone-versions/101773-connection-fixes-various-clients-including-cabos-acqlite-all-limewire-clones.html Now works fine aside from buggy issues mentioned in my previous post.
Macgal
Macgal
Jan 13 2013
0.4.2
4.0
Jan 13 2013
4.0
Version: 0.4.2
Works fine in Snow Leopard and Java 1.6. Only once had a connection problem but after obtaining a fresh connection file from Gnutella forums, Acqlite connects in a flash every time. But yes, the command-z is obviously a bug, do not use that command with Acqlite. Simply manually delete/correct your text.
publicOnline
publicOnline
Feb 10 2012
0.4.2
1.0
Feb 10 2012
1.0
Version: 0.4.2
I wanted to try this free app on my macbook OS 10.5.8 Total failure: the disk image refuses to mount ..... This is the first time I encounter that problem. Weird :(
Cowicide
Cowicide
Nov 21 2011
0.4.2
0.0
Nov 21 2011
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
Unfortunately, Acqlite is getting a bit long in the tooth and while it still works, it's quite buggy and almost not worth using if you value system stability. For instance, I've found that since I've been using Mac OS 10.6.8 and the last build of 0.4.2(debug2) that you can find here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/acqlite/files/Acqlite/ That java gets stuck and will keep running and mess with Safari and other things including slowing down some computer operations. I have to go in and quit it from terminal (or you can quit java from activity monitor). This doesn't happen every time I run Acqlite, but every now and then expecially if Acqlite crashes. Also, if I do command-z (undo) in Acqlite it crashes it immediately for some reason. Hope there will be an update to this again someday.
MacUpdate-Lon
MacUpdate-Lon
Aug 25 2011
0.4.2
5.0
Aug 25 2011
5.0
Version: 0.4.2
Been using this app for a long time, several versions. It has always come through for me. Straightforward, intuitive interface, easy to use. It has never crashed on me and I've had it installed on many different Macs. I'm very glad it still works on OS X 10.7.1.
wildthyme
wildthyme
Dec 7 2010
0.4.2
0.5
Dec 7 2010
0.5
Version: 0.4.2
I was so excited to see a new program available to replace acquisition and frostwire (limewire), which stopped working for me. However after downloading and doing a few searches and getting absolutely no results, I'm frustrated. I thought maybe I was searching for something too obscure, but how can you do a search for Bob Dylan and get zero results????
Cowicide
Cowicide
Oct 31 2010
0.4.2
0.0
Oct 31 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
Just a warning. I pasted the wrong text into the search field and went I hit command-z to undo it, it completely locked up Acqlite and I had to force-quit the app. Hopefully it'll get fixed later?
Domtrofski
Domtrofski
Jul 29 2010
0.4.2
0.0
Jul 29 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
Hi can anyone help me? I seem to have lost my search window on acqlite? i love this p2p and cant use it at the mo... please help as i cant rectify the situation Cheers Guys Dom
Hawy
Hawy
Jun 8 2010
0.4.2
0.0
Jun 8 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
I have Acqlite 0.4.2 on OX 10.6.3 but when I choose download it does not work, does not show in the downloads menue. With OS X 10.4.11 everything worked well. Any ideas ? hawy
Yoshinatsu
Yoshinatsu
Apr 16 2010
0.4.2
5.0
Apr 16 2010
5.0
Version: 0.4.2
Simple, fast and now... STABLE! (at least for me, on 10.6.3) Acqlite has really evolved since the last time I used it, more than one year ago. It's currently the only Gnutella client with a native OS X GUI, and that alone would've crowned it the king of OS X Gnutella clients, since both LimeWire and FrostWire are STILL Java... It's also faster than any other Gnutella client I've tried. It didn't use to be like that some time ago, but I have to say Acqlite is kickass as an application, even if Gnutella is dead.
Yoshinatsu
Yoshinatsu
Apr 16 2010
0.4.2
5.0
Apr 16 2010
5.0
Version: 0.4.2
Wow, Acqlite got really better since the last time I used it! Bravo to the developer, screw LimeWire and FrostWire!
Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
Feb 13 2010
0.4.2
5.0
Feb 13 2010
5.0
Version: 0.4.2
Me too OSX 10.4.11, will not launch, gone back to 0.4.1. if you tell me how to find a crash log I will try. but it was not around long enough to say what happened.
ShawnBoucke
ShawnBoucke
Feb 7 2010
0.4.2
0.0
Feb 7 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
I've had some files disappear after they finish downloading. It just started today, and not with every file. Where did these files go? I tried showing invisible files, but nothing was there.
TR2
TR2
Feb 3 2010
0.4.2
0.0
Feb 3 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4.2
Crashes constantly on PPC Mac 10.4.11... (Acqlite-0.4.2-Debug) ... i prefer Acqlite 0.4.1
Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
Jan 28 2010
0.4.1
5.0
Jan 28 2010
5.0
Version: 0.4.1
Thanks for the fix HB. works fine now thanks PPC 10.4.11. and as for the spam comment the tick box in the prefs dialogue works fine in blocking most spam. never gonna get rid of it all anyway. perfectly happy now ta !
Kotos0513
Kotos0513
Jan 28 2010
0.4.1
0.0
Jan 28 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4.1
Version 041 If you like spam and results not related to your search this is the app. for you.
Kotos0513
Kotos0513
Jan 24 2010
0.4
0.0
Jan 24 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4
Crashes constantly within a few seconds of startup - WILL NOT REMAIN ON. PPC Mac 10.5.8
Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
Jan 24 2010
0.4
5.0
Jan 24 2010
5.0
Version: 0.4
Downloaded version 0.4DMG, will not launch on Tiger 10.4.11. info windows says it is version 0.3.6 ?
Ivar-The-Driver
Ivar-The-Driver
Jul 17 2009
0.3.5
0.0
Jul 17 2009
0.0
Version: 0.3.5
this is a great application. however, i cant seem to get the 'add to itunes acqlite playlist' feature to work. it has worked for me in previous versions tho. anyone else having this problem?
Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
Jul 10 2009
0.3.5
5.0
Jul 10 2009
5.0
Version: 0.3.5
I have used this for ages and was quite sad when development stopped, then this new version appeared and all works just fine for me OS 10.4.11, no complaints, nice clean interface, please don't give up on it.
Dougster
Dougster
Dec 27 2008
0.3.5
0.0
Dec 27 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3.5
Regarding my previous comment. I have now managed to get Acqlite working by ditching its Gnutella file in the Library, replacing it with a copy of LimeWire's Gnutella file.
Dougster
Dougster
Dec 27 2008
0.3.5
0.0
Dec 27 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3.5
No longer connects to any network. Shame, as this is my favourite file-sharing site.
Jorgehp
Jorgehp
Nov 20 2008
0.3.5
4.0
Nov 20 2008
4.0
Version: 0.3.5
I agree with Sunday's review: Filter does not work, main window resizes itself, but my main beef is that somehow I feel I get BETTER and FASTER results in Cabos! Also less junk! I thought AcqLite had the same engine as Cabos, am I wrong then? Still, every update makes this app better! Kudos to the developer and please address the bugs as soon as you can!
Capitan
Capitan
Nov 19 2008
0.3.5
3.0
Nov 19 2008
3.0
Version: 0.3.5
Still many bugs. filter does not work. Main window resizes itself, if you click more times on network and search row. + etc.
Thirstyrobot
Thirstyrobot
Nov 18 2008
0.3.5
5.0
Nov 18 2008
5.0
Version: 0.3.5
Great little app that is really showing signs of maturity in its last few releases. Oh and unlike Acquisition, it doesn't screw you over with unmet promises from the developer.
Dougster
Dougster
Nov 17 2008
0.3.5
0.0
Nov 17 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3.5
STILL the best p2p software out there. Fast, superb results and highly impressive :-)
Acqlitesucks
Acqlitesucks
Nov 11 2008
0.3.4
0.0
Nov 11 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3.4
DO NOT BOTHER DOWNLOADING,,,,,,, I JUST RESTATED 25 TIMES. THIS SOFTWARE BLOWS
Jon55
Jon55
Nov 1 2008
0.3.4
0.0
Nov 1 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3.4
Holy crap! Is this thing alive again? I hope so, this was always the best gnutella client out there, but it hadn't been updated in years. Awesome! Keep it up!
Dougster
Dougster
Nov 1 2008
0.3.4
0.0
Nov 1 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3.4
Brilliant! My favourite P2P application. Thanks,developer,for now including the 'are you sure you wish to delete all search results?' warning.
Aljuk
Aljuk
Oct 1 2008
0.3.3
5.0
Oct 1 2008
5.0
Version: 0.3.3
As per usual, there's always some dickhead out to spoil the party. There are fake (generated) files on here, the same as Limewire. Any file with a size of 5,745,425, for instance, is fake, and probably malware for any windoze users...
Aljuk
Aljuk
Oct 1 2008
0.3.3
5.0
Oct 1 2008
5.0
Version: 0.3.3
Stunning! Very slick, wide bandwidth, very fast. Makes Limewire seem positively prehistoric. I am very impressed indeed.
Dougster
Dougster
Sep 21 2008
0.3.2
0.0
Sep 21 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3.2
Had I been asked a year or so ago what I thought of this product,my comments would not have been favourable. However,this all-new version is very,very good. I am impressed!
Boskabouter
Boskabouter
Sep 16 2008
0.3.1
0.0
Sep 16 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3.1
I'm having a problem with the latest version of Acqlite and I hope that someone can help. I have been using version 0.2.9 and, although with crashes, i have been able to download most of the things i needed, but, with version 0.3.1 I can't. The problem is as follows: 0.3.1 connects to 4 peers in the network (5 in the older 0.2.9 version) I do a search, I get search results, doubleclick a file, it starts downloading and at some point i notice that the downloadspeed starts dropping and suddenly my network connection icon in Acqlite shows grey, no peer connections anymore and it just idles then, doing nothing anymore.......... :( My internetconnection just works, it's just Acqlite then. I'm on adsl connection. Version 0.9.2 works, although it crashes very often, does anyone know what my problem is or what i can do to solve this? TIA Paul
truthhurts
truthhurts
Aug 29 2008
0.3
0.0
Aug 29 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3
Acqlite 0.3 still prevents shutdown and restarts from occurring properly if it's running at the time. I made the following changes to the 0.29 code that resolved it: AqApp(Dialogs).m // me: Added replyToApplicationShouldTerminate, removed startShutdown (no longer needed here) - (void) sheetDidDismiss: (NSWindow*)sheet returnCode: (int)returnCode contextInfo: (void*)contextInfo; { if (returnCode == NSAlertDefaultReturn) { [NSApp replyToApplicationShouldTerminate: YES]; } else { [NSApp replyToApplicationShouldTerminate: NO]; } } AqApplicationController.m // me: Moved startShutdown to applicationWillTerminate, improved NSApplicationTerminateReply usage - (NSApplicationTerminateReply) applicationShouldTerminate: (id) sender; { if ([[AqCoreController instance] coreWasTerminated]) return NSTerminateNow; if (![[AqCoreController instance] coreWasLaunched]) return NSTerminateCancel; /* warn quitting */ if ([[AqDownloadsController instance] active] && [defaults boolForKey: @"kAqWarnQuit"]) { [self warnQuit: nil modalDelegate: self]; return NSTerminateLater; } return NSTerminateNow; } - (void) applicationWillTerminate: (id) notification; { [self startShutdown]; [self updateDockIcon: NO]; if ([AqSidebarController instance]) [[AqSidebarController instance]->window saveFrameUsingName: @"kAqMainWindow"]; [[AqQueryController instance] applicationWillTerminate]; [[AqSidebarController instance] applicationWillTerminate]; [[AqFilterController instance] applicationWillTerminate]; [[AqContentViewController instance] applicationWillTerminate]; } - (void) startShutdown; { /* show shutdown panel */ if ([self isOS103OrHigher]) { [[AqSidebarController instance]->window makeKeyAndOrderFront: self]; [shutdownProgress setUsesThreadedAnimation: YES]; [shutdownProgress startAnimation: nil]; [NSApp beginSheet: shutdownPanel modalForWindow: [AqSidebarController instance]->window modalDelegate: self didEndSelector: nil contextInfo: nil]; } else { [shutdownProgress setUsesThreadedAnimation: YES]; [shutdownProgress startAnimation: nil]; [shutdownPanel setTitle: @""]; [shutdownPanel center]; [shutdownPanel makeKeyAndOrderFront: self]; } // me: How can we wait for this to finish before quitting? [AqCoreController writeString: @"shutdown\n"]; }
2shae
2shae
Aug 29 2008
0.3
5.0
Aug 29 2008
5.0
Version: 0.3
This is like 10X better than Limewire/Frostwire or anything else. It seems like it filters out the fakes much better and the interface is really nice. And best of all...it's Free! Acqlite is one of my favorite apps now.
Mr-lon
Mr-lon
Aug 14 2008
0.3
0.0
Aug 14 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3
Thank god it's back again. The bst P2P for the mac! GREAT!
truthhurts
truthhurts
Aug 13 2008
0.3
0.0
Aug 13 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3
Yes!! I've been using a version that I hacked enough to get compiling and running on Leopard, but it was always buggy as hell. Thank you for picking this up! Now anyone want to take on mlMac? :)
anonymous-dingo-1062
anonymous-dingo-1062
Aug 13 2008
0.3
0.0
Aug 13 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3
Finally! Thank God this application is back! Where have you guys been??
Euskir
Euskir
Aug 13 2008
0.3
0.0
Aug 13 2008
0.0
Version: 0.3
Good news to see this application alive and kicking!
Kedos
Kedos
Jul 11 2008
0.2.9
0.0
Jul 11 2008
0.0
Version: 0.2.9
I'm on Leopard and Network says "connecting..." with no progress. Don't have this problem with Cabos, and I've got them set to the same ports. Not sure what the problem is, but it's a shame because this looks a lot cleaner than Cabos. Let me know if you can help.
Jud-Stephenson
Jud-Stephenson
May 21 2008
0.2.9
0.0
May 21 2008
0.0
Version: 0.2.9
Acqlite v3 will be released in the coming weeks, be prepared for that. Along with a redesign of the project website at: http://acqlite.sf.net, you can also expect some of the requested features to be integrated as well.
Jorgehp
Jorgehp
Apr 23 2008
0.2.9
4.0
Apr 23 2008
4.0
Version: 0.2.9
Um.. sooo..... Any timeframe for the realease of an updated Acqlite ??
Jon55
Jon55
Nov 6 2006
0.2.9
0.0
Nov 6 2006
0.0
Version: 0.2.9
This thing has so much potential. While it kicks ass as it stands (bugs aside), it really very easily could be the best P2P app on the Mac if only it could see some more development.
St00pid-M0nk3y
St00pid-M0nk3y
Aug 1 2006
0.2.9
5.0
Aug 1 2006
5.0
Version: 0.2.9
This is so much better than Cabos and a lot faster. The interface is also a lot nicer looking. This is now my favorite P2P app on the Mac. =]
Lakkun
Lakkun
Jul 18 2006
0.2.8
0.0
Jul 18 2006
0.0
Version: 0.2.8
searches are incredibly fast however one problem that others probably experience is that on mac os 10.4.7 at least when shutting down, the bar stays there and i usually end up forcing quitting the app instead. other than that, it does what it's suppose to do considering it's free.
Apgiuliano
Apgiuliano
Jul 9 2006
0.2.8
4.5
Jul 9 2006
4.5
Version: 0.2.8
Connects quickly and retrieves matches with lightning speed. Granted it does not find as many hits on the same search as Acquisition (for WHATEVER reason), but at the end of the day, I download everything I want and need with Acqlite with nary a nag nor disappointment!
Burton537
Burton537
May 21 2006
0.2.8
3.8
May 21 2006
3.8
Version: 0.2.8
I always have a problem shutting down acqlite. I quit acqlite and then I just get the shutting down bar, and it never shuts down. I always have to force quit. I even switched back to .2.5 but no luck.
Zws
Zws
Mar 25 2006
0.2.8
4.5
Mar 25 2006
4.5
Version: 0.2.8
This is the most competent gnutella client. It is fast, stable for the most part and without the slow bloat of limewire and its clients. Whats sad about that is how old it is. Update this baby and watch a whole lot of folks switch over!
Guest
Guest
Oct 20 2005
0.2.8
0.0
Oct 20 2005
0.0
Version: 0.2.8
I don´t if that´s a problem with my macmini 80 GB 512 RAM 10.3.9 OS,but my favorite P2P Acqlite has an issue that i need some tips. Does Acqlite uses a lot,and i mean really a lot CPU usage? Cause when i´m running it sometimes the computer "freezes" like for 5/10 minutes although doesn´t crashes and downloads proceed properly. I can´t use any other app. when it´s doing his job and with Cabos and other ones thar doesn´t happen. Can anyone help me or have the same "problem"?
Guest
Guest
Oct 16 2005
0.2.8
5.0
Oct 16 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.8
I think the program is great for the following reasons: 1. Lightweight: small footprint and run from any folder - you can run directly from disc image. 2. Simple interface: devoid of excessive "Drawers" and other such bells and whistles. Also, app looks nice. 3. Intuitive Interface: the search filter is really great. Simply type your search terms, and then use the category filters across the top to filter restuls. 4. Effective: I got tons of results, and the items I chose to download began downloading immediately. My download rate once I had a few things in queue was over 150K/s sustained. Downloaded 20 music files in about 10-15 mins from opening disk image. No features are missing here for me, but I suppose there may be those who would want more "statistics" readouts - which I think simply slow the app down. I had no problem shutting down or anything else in terms of performance or stability. I am running updated Tiger.
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2005
0.2.8
5.0
Oct 4 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.8
acqlite has a correct Aqua GUI and Cabos is reliable. Anyway, we need -urgently- Objetive-C developers for Gnutella aplications, that's a fact.
Yakol-bor
Yakol-bor
Sep 26 2005
0.2.8
4.5
Sep 26 2005
4.5
Version: 0.2.8
I quite like this one, at last a free version of my previously favourite Filesharing App. I did the localisation for Acquisition for quite a long time, and the programmer managed to get me to quit with not supporting localizers in any meaningful way (not even telling us, what he changed, so we had to go over the whole app in order to find out how to give him more market share... naive days in retrospect). So I am quite happy, that a completely free and GPLled alternative for MacUsers who prefer native interfaces exists again. And for all those, who are angry, that acqlite needs Java: Acquisition does so too, and Acquisition uses code from Limewire without clearly saying so on its webpage. Without LimeWire Acquisition wouldn't work at all, and the same is true for Acqlite, but the developer of Acqlite is honest about it. I somehow miss the sidebar, because it is, what set Acquisition apart (very efficient) and the search-results-pane should imho be sticky (looks a bit strange, when half of teh window is epty). Also it isn't yet as intuitive as Acquisition, but having it completely open source and gpl outweights these drawbacks. If I wasn't in the developement of Phex since I quit with Acquisition, I'd most probably sign up for this. A great piece of Software!
Guest
Guest
Sep 24 2005
0.2.8
5.0
Sep 24 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.8
for those force-quitting... i'd been doing the same, but after you try to initially quit and the app seems to hang, go to menu bar to select quit again. for me, just selecting the menubar gets acqlite to finish the quitting process i know it's not ideal, but at least you don't have to force quit (something i try to avoid)
Guest
Guest
Aug 29 2005
0.2.8
5.0
Aug 29 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.8
Seems to work very well. A very nice alternative to Acquisition.
Guest
Guest
Aug 22 2005
0.2.7
5.0
Aug 22 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.7
Getting closer---unfortunately, in 10.4.2 as soon as a file completes its download, it doesn't go to iTunes, but immediately goes right into a fresh download cycle. If you let this app run, you'll end up with the Incomplete folder filled with hudreds of copies of the same file. acqlite will rock when all of the bugs are worked out of it!
Guest
Guest
Aug 22 2005
0.2.7
5.0
Aug 22 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.7
Great update, works again in Jaguar. Because this is a cocoa app, I prefer this to Cabos. And maybe in the next update a feature to filter spam. Thanx to the developer. ;-)
Guest
Guest
Aug 10 2005
0.2.6
5.0
Aug 10 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.6
would be perfect except there's no filtering of results - ie, moving pictures into a pictures folder or movies into a movies folder. please can we have this on an update?
Guest
Guest
Aug 9 2005
0.2.6
5.0
Aug 9 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.6
The new developer of acqlite removed a lot of the cool things about acq that made it great. For instance, the handy progress bar that would overlay the dock icon is gone, as well as the status bar at the bottom of the window. Also, a lot of the features which worked in the last version (iTunes integration, for one) don't work now. He even removed the ability to automatically transfer movies to teh movies folder and pictures to the pictures folder. Come on! It's great to see acqlite back and running again, but please don't try to make it just like Acquisition. It's better than that.
Guest
Guest
Aug 8 2005
0.2.6
5.0
Aug 8 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.6
This has excellent potential. I've been using Cabos for over a year, and Acqlite has a much nicer interface with a lot fuller information panels. But if the preference is set to "Play song upon download completion," the app will crash. Unchecking this (and just importing the complete file) keeps it running. With small bugs like this knocked out, Acqlite will beat Cabos hands down as the best P2P for Mac OS X.
Guest
Guest
Aug 8 2005
0.2.6
5.0
Aug 8 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.6
MacUpdate lists heavy_baby as the developer for acqlite and Cabos. Can anyone tell me what the difference in these apps is, or why I'd choose one over the other?
Guest
Guest
Aug 7 2005
0.2.5
5.0
Aug 7 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.5
I haven't used Acqlite in a while, but once I heard that development had started again, I gave it another shot. Boy was I glad I did. This is similar in features to Acquisition but it's free. Definately give this nice little app a try.
Guest
Guest
Aug 1 2005
0.2.5
5.0
Aug 1 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.5
This version of Acqlite is legit. heavy_baby has taken over development of the App with the permission of Pozytron. I used Acqlite a while back and I liked it but when development ceased I moved over to Xfactor because I like to use an App that is being actively developed. The new version of Acqlite seems to handle Gnuttela than Xfactor, I certainly see better download speeds and connections. I'll continue to use Acqlite as my primary p2p app with Xfactor in the background for OpenFT and Ares. Does anyone know how to increase the amount of Peers that you can connect to? I seem to remember this being possible in the old Acqlite but I can't access the forums to see how it was done.
Guest
Guest
Aug 1 2005
0.2.5
5.0
Aug 1 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.5
The new acqlite is wonderful. The interface has been redone and is now sleek and easy to use. It finds files better than any other p2p app and fixes the 'clear results and begin search' crash as far as I can tell. The only big major huge problem preventing this app from being usable and replacing my other p2p clients... It now crashes every time it removes a file from the download list (such as if you set it to do so upon completion of a download) which renders it fairly unusable. Hopefully this problem will be corrected soon, so that I can start using it -_-.
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2005
0.2.5
5.0
Jul 31 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.5
if you start at www.acqlite.org and follow the link to download, you get http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=89065&package_id=93358. What are you writing? You should first test before writing something wrong!
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2005
0.2.5
5.0
Jul 31 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.5
This is true, if you look at the source forge, this is the only version. Interesting that they'd pick 0.2.5 as a starting point.
Guest
Guest
Jul 17 2005
0.2.4
5.0
Jul 17 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.4
This version is very nice. Exactly what I've been looking for since ditching Acquisition. Thanks. :o)
Guest
Guest
Jul 17 2005
0.2.4
5.0
Jul 17 2005
5.0
Version: 0.2.4
Would be better if it was updated even half as often as the original Acquisition... Nice program, nice idea, but knowing someone is working on Acqx consistently is the reason why I'd pay for it.
Guest
Guest
May 11 2005
0.23b
5.0
May 11 2005
5.0
Version: 0.23b
This program worked great. Then my computer totally crashed. I got the "Panic: we are hanging here..." message. So I downloaded it again, and my computer displayed similar signs to right before it crashed. Beware.
Guest
Guest
Apr 22 2005
0.23b
0.0
Apr 22 2005
0.0
Version: 0.23b
Had only a small delay connecting to networks the very first time. Since then I connect right away. WONDERFUL user base! I've downloaded software, movies and music with NO problems at all. This is a great program. Thank you thank you thank you!!!!
Guest
Guest
Mar 3 2005
0.23b
5.0
Mar 3 2005
5.0
Version: 0.23b
You just have to wait!! It takes a while to connect to networks... I was annoyed too, because it said "0 active" under the networks thingy, so i looked on this site for user reviews to see if there was a way to fix my problem, read a little, and after a few minutes i realised that i had "4 active" suddenly. there aren't a whole lot of files though... currently 50,000 files, but this increases regularly.
Guest
Guest
Jan 18 2005
0.23b
5.0
Jan 18 2005
5.0
Version: 0.23b
Acqlite is indeed the best out there. I have successfully being getting materials with this software. HOWEVER!!! My 12 inch getting freezed all the time. This is true for my previous 1Ghz, it is true for my new 1.3Ghz. In fact, it all most f..kup my system, it freezes my laptop 5 times today! Anyone can do something about it? But it is still the only software that you can use from free download.
Guest
Guest
Sep 24 2004
0.23c
5.0
Sep 24 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
since the new Java 1.4.2 Update2 (here on macupdate or by auto-update) acqlite seems to work again. it's back to acqlite... solong to Xfactor ;-)
Guest
Guest
Aug 30 2004
0.23c
5.0
Aug 30 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
I love it. The best Gnutella cliente for Mac IMHO. Still works here with the lastest system software (OS X 10.3.5, Java 1.4.2_Update1). =)
Guest
Guest
Aug 12 2004
0.23c
5.0
Aug 12 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
the newest java update (1.4.2 update 1) seems to have killed this once again. too bad developement seems to have stopped since it was my app of choice. fyi-- xfactor just stole most poison's code... so just go with poison.
Guest
Guest
Jul 9 2004
0.23c
5.0
Jul 9 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
try Xfactor if you can't run acqlite due to java version it's quite same. I won't rate this but acqalite used to be my favourite app for dl.
Guest
Guest
Jun 27 2004
0.23c
5.0
Jun 27 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
Excellent Program, easy to use, no complex configurations. The first time it launched dont connect, I change the connection type to Local Network, relaunch and voila, everything is working fine. Maybe need a more advanced search options, but it works for me.
Guest
Guest
Jun 26 2004
0.23c
5.0
Jun 26 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
Works great on 667Mhz DVI PB G4 under 10.2.8. With the re-write to increase connections below, I regularly get 32 networks. I think someone else posted this as well - it's so great to not need to open VPC and KazaaLite to find filez...
Guest
Guest
Jun 6 2004
0.23c
5.0
Jun 6 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
it used to be good, but now i can never connect to any hosts, what's going on?
Guest
Guest
May 23 2004
0.23c
5.0
May 23 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
This used to work. In this version it never connects to any peers, always says "0 active" in the Network list.
Guest
Guest
May 2 2004
0.23c
5.0
May 2 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
New version launches with 1.4.2 java but it doesn't work right. Results/downloads keep disappearing from window or won't even display at all.
Guest
Guest
Apr 27 2004
0.23c
5.0
Apr 27 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
Can't launch the application because it needs Java 1.4.1 and I've got Java 1.4.2 installed. This is just plain stupid.
Themacgeek
Themacgeek
Apr 11 2004
0.23c
5.0
Apr 11 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
I've been able to use other progs at the same time. I don't know wat your problem is. This is the best p2p app i've found. And it's free and open source. So I've even been able to change the source code to get over 300 hosts!!!!! To get my acqlite mod go to... http://home.comcast.net/~darthchrboiphisch/
Guest
Guest
Apr 3 2004
0.23c
5.0
Apr 3 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
this is a great app and so much better than the likes of limewire, poison and others. But i find that i cannot browse the web or ftp sites, or even get my mail while acqlite is running - it seems to make so many connections that it kills everything else! Of course, quitting acqlite means i can carry on, but it's a tad disapointing mefinks - i've a 1mb dsl line that gets tied up by this app! Is there a way to stop this? acqlite is superb, but how can i limit the no. of connections? (not downloads/uploads)
Guest
Guest
Apr 1 2004
0.23c
5.0
Apr 1 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
v0.23c seems to work ok here on panther 10.3.3 :-) excellent app dis :-D
Guest
Guest
Apr 1 2004
0.23c
5.0
Apr 1 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
After the latest update, Acqlite will not run. It wants me to install Version 1.4.1 to use it. I am running Java 2. This is a great app and I would hate to not be able to use it anymore on the account of an update like that. Please fix it! Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Mar 31 2004
0.23c
5.0
Mar 31 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
You guys who are having problems with acqlite and java 1.4.2 need to use acqlite 0.32c. As I write this, I notice that MacUpdate is linking 0.32 (not c) on its Download Now link. acqlite 0.32c is linked in the Related Links section of this same page. I've been using it for some time, it works, it is "unofficial" in that it was compiled by someone else, I believe, because the original developer isn't all that interested anymore.
Guest
Guest
Mar 30 2004
0.23c
5.0
Mar 30 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
Same problem as other can't run cause I have JAVA 1.4.2.
Guest
Guest
Mar 20 2004
0.23c
5.0
Mar 20 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
I also can't run this because it requires Java 1.4.1, and I have 1.4.2.
Guest
Guest
Mar 19 2004
0.23c
0.0
Mar 19 2004
0.0
Version: 0.23c
This really is a great download program, but i can't use it any more as i have the same problem. My java is up to date but the app still warns that i don't have it. Please fix this as I love this app! cheers
Guest
Guest
Mar 18 2004
0.23c
0.0
Mar 18 2004
0.0
Version: 0.23c
I can't write a review for this program becuz it won't even load! it says I need Java 1.4.1 to use it when I double click the icon and I have java 1.4.2! whats the deal?
Guest
Guest
Mar 17 2004
0.23c
5.0
Mar 17 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
Well having read all those reviews I thought I was in for a treat but lo and behold the programme wouldn't start. It came up with a nice little box telling me that it required Java 1.4.1 and that Software Update would happily provide with the means to upgrade to it. Thing is I'm running Java 1.4.2. This is really a complaint about the programme so I won't rate it or anything. But PLEASE will someone do an update of it soon so those in my position can benefit from what sounds like a miraculous piece of software? I thank you.
Guest
Guest
Mar 15 2004
0.23c
5.0
Mar 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
ACQLITE I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEE YOU! everyone must dl this program....finally the last missing link....i can now say that macs kicks windows' ass in every aspect
Guest
Guest
Mar 6 2004
0.23c
5.0
Mar 6 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
Clean interface. Nice app. No spyware like the Winblows schmucks. :)
Guest
Guest
Mar 3 2004
0.23c
0.0
Mar 3 2004
0.0
Version: 0.23c
Probably the best interface of any Mac P2P app I have seen. If you have used/liked Acquisition, get acqlite! Much better than Acquisition, and it doesn't nag you to pay, either! Very stable. Only complaint is that it doesn't return as many files as Poisoned. Still a great app. Lots of features and very simple to use, too.
Guest
Guest
Mar 2 2004
0.23c
0.0
Mar 2 2004
0.0
Version: 0.23c
First P2P which has worked under X. Beautiful interface. Straight to the top of the freeware pantheon!
Guest
Guest
Feb 29 2004
0.23c
5.0
Feb 29 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
The BEST! If you use a Mac because you like the fact a designer has thought about USER INTERFACE then get this program to download your P2P stuff. I get tons of downloads as a added bonus. Its FREE and very stable.
Guest
Guest
Feb 26 2004
0.23c
5.0
Feb 26 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
Version 0.23c seems to have fixed the Java bug that previous users have reported. Overall this is a great little piece of software. It gets many props because its free as well. The only possible areas for improvements here would be in the areas that programs like "Kazaa Lite K++" have made, which are mainly hacked programs to allow for even easier acquisition of any type of media (always reports highest number of files served [1000+] to networks, auto retrys download requests, and other somewhat underhanded tactics to get those hard to find files).
Guest
Guest
Feb 25 2004
0.23c
5.0
Feb 25 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
This is the best software of it's kind out there I think, but the developer really should change it's name, since it took me a half hour to find the damn thing.
Guest
Guest
Feb 23 2004
0.23c
0.0
Feb 23 2004
0.0
Version: 0.23c
Please, make it work with our "new" Java 1.4.2 ?
Guest
Guest
Feb 20 2004
0.23c
5.0
Feb 20 2004
5.0
Version: 0.23c
make sure you get version 0.23c. Works great. I've even been able to change the source code to get up to 200 hosts. but the developer was doing the right thing to not allow very many: you need a lot of bandwidth to maintain a high host number.
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4.4

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 64
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
  • Java 1.5 or later

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