SolarSeek
SolarSeek
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SolarSeek for Mac0.95.3

11 October 2006

SoulSeek P2P client.

What is SolarSeek for Mac

SolarSeek is an Open Source project. It's intension is to develop a native Mac OS X client for the SoulSeek peer to peer filesharing network. SolarSeek is under constant development by some core developers but everybody is invited to join the developer community.

What's new in SolarSeek

Version 0.95.3:
  • Fixes the successful download crash as well as implements another user-submitted patch which helps reduce crashing

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Stormchild
Stormchild
Oct 20 2009
0.95.3
1.0
Oct 20 2009
1.0
Version: 0.95.3
Garbage. Doesn't even launch.
Jfomofo
Jfomofo
Nov 19 2008
0.95.3
0.0
Nov 19 2008
0.0
Version: 0.95.3
Works best yet, much more user friendly.
Mike-Ratt
Mike-Ratt
Jun 5 2008
0.95.3
0.0
Jun 5 2008
0.0
Version: 0.95.3
(to CA): When SolarSeek 1 goes final, we'll have 10.7
Stinkey-Diver
Stinkey-Diver
Feb 23 2008
0.95.3
0.0
Feb 23 2008
0.0
Version: 0.95.3
Its a nicely designed program but its pretty much unusable in its current stage. It crashes like a fat guy on a pogo stick. Hopefully the next version wont suck as much.
Ca
Ca
Nov 16 2007
0.95.3
0.0
Nov 16 2007
0.0
Version: 0.95.3
When SolarSeek 1 goes final, only Mac OS 10.5 will be supported. I use 4.11......
Willmc
Willmc
Apr 19 2007
0.95.3
2.0
Apr 19 2007
2.0
Version: 0.95.3
It's rare that I write reviews, but man, this app deserves one. In short: total junk. It crashes all the time, making it incredibly frustrating to use. God forbid should you try to do several searches at once, or browse users, because if you do you're probably going to get a crash. Ugh. I've tried using this program for months and have always been on the edge of throwing in the towel, and now I finally am.
Whoriental
Whoriental
Jan 21 2007
0.95.3
0.0
Jan 21 2007
0.0
Version: 0.95.3
I am having alot of problem with crashes. I have found a couple of things. 1) If you don't have and dls going, then the program runs super slow(beach ball on everything you click followed by a 15-30 sec wait). 2)If you have a dl going, the easiest way to make the thing log you out is to search for something with alot of results. (Actually this is any time.) 3)Log offs are AT RANDOM except for when you search for something with a lot of results. 4)People cannot search my files or upload very well.
Ca
Ca
Dec 25 2006
0.95.3
0.0
Dec 25 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95.3
SolarSeek gets very unstable when my Windoze friends to d/l stuff from my shared folder :( It has quit many times.
Chevre
Chevre
Dec 21 2006
0.95.3
0.0
Dec 21 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95.3
SolarSeek is cute and nice, but I really miss the 'download containing folder' that can be found on the original Soulseek client... Or I haven't seen where it hides ?
Ca
Ca
Nov 26 2006
0.95.3
0.0
Nov 26 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95.3
I dumped Soulseex (no update since May 2005 sheeesh!) and switched to SolarSeek. I'm not looking back. Nice interface but it's not only a matter of cuteness. It's very good feature-wise as well. Keep up the good work!
Crypt
Crypt
Oct 6 2006
0.95.2
0.0
Oct 6 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95.2
For those of you who get the would you like to update to 0.95.1, please IGNORE it. We just have to update our appcast feed. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Mike-Ratt
Mike-Ratt
Oct 6 2006
0.95.2
0.0
Oct 6 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95.2
ok, always the de-update prompt message to start the app. :(
Mike-Ratt
Mike-Ratt
Oct 6 2006
0.95.2
0.0
Oct 6 2006
0.0
Version: 0.95.2
After install this update, SolarSeek says: "SolarSeek 0.95.1 is now availabre (you have 0.95.2). Would you like download it now?". I have to deactivate "Automatically check for updates". A progress bar for searches would be nice. You never know when is going to finish. "Waiting for results..." is frustrating.
Tugboat
Tugboat
Mar 21 2006
0.95
4.3
Mar 21 2006
4.3
Version: 0.95
It has been a long while since I used Soulseek, and when I looked for a new client, Solarseek really stood out to me. It has a great interface, and feels like a truly native mac application. Soulseex is okay, but it just doesn't behave like a mac would. I have had some crashing issues, however, not enough to hinder the usability of Solarseek. I do admit, the queues are sometimes long, but overall, I feel that the performance of Solarseek is excellent. I feel that this is a great project, and I would really like to see it continue to develop, I really think that this application has Adium like potential, becoming a staple in every mac users dock.
Patmosphere
Patmosphere
Feb 22 2006
0.94
4.5
Feb 22 2006
4.5
Version: 0.94
Still has a lot of work to do but so far looks great. My second favorite P2P program next to Limewire :) Can't wait to see v1.0 of Solarseek after looking at the preview. One request from me is to allow previewing . Other than that, great work!
Mighty-Berny
Mighty-Berny
Jan 30 2006
0.94
4.3
Jan 30 2006
4.3
Version: 0.94
Out of the reviews posted, this client has not crashed or caused any problems on my computer. I can actually browse through user files, and find most of the things that I want to look for. The only thing is that the qeues are very, very long.
Radd
Radd
Dec 7 2005
0.94
3.8
Dec 7 2005
3.8
Version: 0.94
Great potential... but crashes so often that it's practically unusable. Definitely worth watching... but not currently usable in the sense that SoulSeek is meant to be used. When you consider that SoulSeek is most valuable as a P2P service to stay connected to for extended periods of time... and then consider that the app will rarely stay running for more than an hour (sometimes only a minute or so)... then you're left with something that defeats the purpose. Again... next release, I'll give it another whirl... and I'd be VERY happy to donate whatever I can... but not until it's something I can actually use.
Guest
Guest
Nov 4 2005
0.94
0.0
Nov 4 2005
0.0
Version: 0.94
For all solarseek users heres a heads up of what the current situation is. Although I am not a developer or a moderator of this project, I do speak to them and from what they have told me, development for 0.95 is moving really slow due to lack of time and overall lack of developers. So if you want solarseek to stop crashing and be vastly improved please help them find developers for this application. Post it on forums, spread it by mouth, w/e we all want think its a great application with great potential and now all it needs is some help by being pushed. If you find a developer please give them this link to contact the project manager, http://www.fejta.com/solarseek/contact/ Thanks, Jon Kantro
Guest
Guest
Oct 31 2005
0.94
5.0
Oct 31 2005
5.0
Version: 0.94
I like it, works fine for me. THANKS!
Guest
Guest
Oct 10 2005
0.94
5.0
Oct 10 2005
5.0
Version: 0.94
it says it is going to download things, and even offers promising results, but when you try to download, very very little gets through. i always seem to have hours and hours waiting, while with apps such as poisoned that search other p2p clients get me things withing minutes! also, unable to browse others downloadable programs, even when i have their id and they are sitting in the same room with me. we can both chat, they running tiger, i running panther, and another running windows with actual soulseek client. only windows user could browse our files. we could chat with him, but saw nothing. mind you, we were all on the same lan sitting five feet away!
Guest
Guest
Aug 21 2005
0.94
5.0
Aug 21 2005
5.0
Version: 0.94
this software has so much potential, but is flaky and shaky as it stands. it shows more files, and more obscure files than any other Mac P2P app, but crashes constantly, often several times ina row, for no reason at all. i have used it a lot, and accept its limitations as a pay-off for the vast number of files it seeks out. I don't care about anything but stability. No chat rooms, no whistles, no bells, just access to the network and thoise files. Maybe sort the clickable "sort by" tabs if you have time, but just stop it crashing. If it was just 50% more stable I'd pay $$$ for it, no questions. and so would thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of other mac users locked in to Cabos, Limewire and the dreadful ssX. @the developers: think about it - you have a vast lucrative market, you've got this far and it could so easily be THE killer P2P app for mac. Please sort it out!
Guest
Guest
Jun 26 2005
0.94
5.0
Jun 26 2005
5.0
Version: 0.94
Great program, very promising features and nice interface. Still quite a bit of stability issues
Guest
Guest
Jun 19 2005
0.94
5.0
Jun 19 2005
5.0
Version: 0.94
Best client so far, or would be, but it's still crashing frequently with no obvious provocation.
Guest
Guest
Jun 8 2005
0.91
5.0
Jun 8 2005
5.0
Version: 0.91
hello, thanks for this great application ! There is just one thing i don't like, because it doesn't keep my not finished downloads in progress when i restart the app. bye
Guest
Guest
Jun 7 2005
0.91
5.0
Jun 7 2005
5.0
Version: 0.91
If I terminated the program, all not finished files are away with the next start ! What can I do against it ?
Guest
Guest
Jun 7 2005
0.90
5.0
Jun 7 2005
5.0
Version: 0.90
People using Mac OS 10.3 should download 0.91 (from the product website at http://www.fejta.com/solarseek) instead.
Guest
Guest
Jun 6 2005
0.90
5.0
Jun 6 2005
5.0
Version: 0.90
Very Nice! Looks very very promising!
Guest
Guest
Jun 5 2005
0.90
5.0
Jun 5 2005
5.0
Version: 0.90
Very nice app, simple, easy to use, works well behind a routeur, very promising ! Gotta try it !
Guest
Guest
Jun 4 2005
0.70
5.0
Jun 4 2005
5.0
Version: 0.70
I downloaded SolarSeek and don't understand how to get a username and password. I go to preferences, and I'm given a screen to type in my username/password. But there isn't any place to get a username and password. Can anyone help?
Guest
Guest
May 25 2005
0.70
5.0
May 25 2005
5.0
Version: 0.70
it is the best p2p for windows but unfortunately it does not work for macintosh, getting infos and browsing folders does not work, it disconnecr after 10mins and it does not find anything. what is wrong with this software???
Guest
Guest
Mar 24 2005
0.70
0.0
Mar 24 2005
0.0
Version: 0.70
It works really good in PC (soulseek) but it is not the same for mac, solar seek has a lot of problems under mac. I paid 5 doolars to get privilege and i cant download anything.
Guest
Guest
Mar 2 2005
0.70
5.0
Mar 2 2005
5.0
Version: 0.70
I just downloaded Solarseek v.0.7. How and where would I go and get myself a username and password from?
Guest
Guest
Feb 25 2005
0.70
5.0
Feb 25 2005
5.0
Version: 0.70
Cool App in theory. But the progran just disconnects me 2 seconds after I connect. I wonder why. Well currently I have to say this problem limits the use of this app to zero. Pitty. As I have yet to find a app that works the soulseek network.
Guest
Guest
Feb 24 2005
0.70
5.0
Feb 24 2005
5.0
Version: 0.70
Program works and is stable for me, but I can neither see user info or shared files. Can't browse, can't download. Will someone please explain to me what exactly am I doing wrong?
Guest
Guest
Feb 17 2005
0.70
5.0
Feb 17 2005
5.0
Version: 0.70
Whatever you do, don't choose the 'interface' section in the preferences...causes a crash everytime. Yeah this thing works, but man its so annoying compared to the pc version. Developers: are you listening??
Guest
Guest
Jan 8 2005
0.70
0.0
Jan 8 2005
0.0
Version: 0.70
Solarseek does not work on my iMac. When I try to connect, It seems to log on and it is immediatly disconnected from server. Sometimes i see the following message : "file size is too big to use for the soulseek network please choose an image under 40Kb" If somebody understand my problem please help me. Regards.
Guest
Guest
Jan 4 2005
0.70
5.0
Jan 4 2005
5.0
Version: 0.70
nice clean interface. lacks some key features, but most importantly... it connects to the soulseek network. yay!!!!!
Guest
Guest
Dec 28 2004
0.70
5.0
Dec 28 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
Missing quite a few features, but it's so nice to have a client that actually runs half decent on a Mac. Nicotine has 10 times the features (even more then the PC version). But it gets seriously bogged down on my machine with X11 running (my Mac is aging G4 400). This is a great start and I hope you continue developing it.
Guest
Guest
Dec 24 2004
0.70
5.0
Dec 24 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
it´s so nice to have music from vinyls!!!! A must 4 iPoders!!!!!
Guest
Guest
Dec 20 2004
0.70
5.0
Dec 20 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
Well its working for me... very nice!
Guest
Guest
Nov 20 2004
0.70
5.0
Nov 20 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
it works. that is fine. we need it, that is obvious. stability is similar to the PC version. But: Dear developer, pleeeeease go on with this beta. the pc-version has so much more features we would be happy to see them in your next versions!!!! (please!) Could you give a little reply: Can we hope, that this software will become improved next days/weeks? btw.: slsk got another update yesterday....
Guest
Guest
Nov 17 2004
0.70
5.0
Nov 17 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works,it works!!!!! take it use it !!! and thank's
Guest
Guest
Nov 15 2004
0.70
5.0
Nov 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
Admin messages are not displayed. (E.g. interupt anouncments)
Guest
Guest
Nov 4 2004
0.70
5.0
Nov 4 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
Great to get to soulseek network on my mac, but there are still bad things : can't see the tranfers speed and can't browse user's files, an disconnections sometimes happen.. despite all this i'm so pleased to get rare files !!!
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2004
0.70
5.0
Nov 1 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
It is FINALLY HERE! the Mac OS X version of SoulSeek, the best P2P Filesharing program out there for lovers of alternative and electronic music. Check out www.slsknet.org for tips on the PC version which will help you to understand the OS X version and how to get Download priveledges.
Guest
Guest
Oct 25 2004
0.70
5.0
Oct 25 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
It's good, because you can find many (unknown) albums with it. Though, you need a lot of patience because your downloads can stay "Queued" for a long time. I hope that will be improved in the next version, even adding the features from the PC version. [PC... awww, dirty word, I'm sorry!]
Guest
Guest
Oct 24 2004
0.70
5.0
Oct 24 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
Compared to the actual Soul Seek client for PC, this is garbage. Featureless, unstable, and full of bugs. It's only JUST useable, though requires some patience.
Guest
Guest
Oct 23 2004
0.70
5.0
Oct 23 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
this works great!!!! you can find tons of full albums even of rare interprets. wonderfull!!! but: this software needs improvements: up to now (even in the pc-world) no sorting by e.g. lenght or bitrate is possible. you cant move the seperators a.s.o. goodbye limewire!!!!
Guest
Guest
Oct 20 2004
0.70
5.0
Oct 20 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
Useless. Songs stay Queued for DAYS. I NEVER downloaded ANYTHING! Crap software, create something better will ya'
Guest
Guest
Oct 17 2004
0.70
5.0
Oct 17 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
version number still says 0.6 and browsing individual user files doesn't seem to work. aside that , brilliant app. don't change a thing.
Guest
Guest
Oct 11 2004
0.70
0.0
Oct 11 2004
0.0
Version: 0.70
FOR THOSE WHO REALY IN THE MUSIC ITS GREAT APP, BUT REMEMBER THERE'S ALOTS OF QUEDE'S. BUT I DO THINK THAT THIS APP GON'E BE REALY IMPRESIVE ONE DAY...
Guest
Guest
Oct 10 2004
0.70
5.0
Oct 10 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
it works but it got's lots of quede's. this is like the clasic syndrom of a new peer to peer app!!!
Guest
Guest
Sep 30 2004
0.70
5.0
Sep 30 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
I got a few successful files but most stay Q'd all the time. And the interface needs a little work. I miss being able to redial or "try again" like in acqlite. Double clicking seems to have no effect.
Guest
Guest
Sep 20 2004
0.70
5.0
Sep 20 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
Very, very nice user-friendly program! Nice interface, I love it. Unfortunately, i'm dissapointed in the search-results and most of my downloads stay "Queued"
Guest
Guest
Sep 13 2004
0.70
5.0
Sep 13 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
great program. much better than nicotine. a few kinks but then agian its still in the making
Guest
Guest
Sep 13 2004
0.70
0.0
Sep 13 2004
0.0
Version: 0.70
No X11, No Python, beta, easy to use, excellent for hard to find files, interface similar to early Aquisition, thanks for this simple entry level app, look forward to updates.
Guest
Guest
Aug 21 2004
0.70
5.0
Aug 21 2004
5.0
Version: 0.70
Soulseek 4 the Mac at last... wicked thank you.
Guest
Guest
Aug 19 2004
0.61
5.0
Aug 19 2004
5.0
Version: 0.61
Just register a weird name that hasn't been used before. It works brilliantly. Well done to everyone involved in the project - thank you for this great program
Guest
Guest
Aug 18 2004
0.61
5.0
Aug 18 2004
5.0
Version: 0.61
From my understanding, SoulSeek is only officially available for Windows. As such, it's nice to see some people putting an effort into getting a decent Mac client... To register I ~think~ you have to use the Windows version of the official client. But, once you've got a username, SolarSeek works like a charm!
Guest
Guest
Aug 17 2004
0.61
5.0
Aug 17 2004
5.0
Version: 0.61
SolarSeek...this is a Joke????
Guest
Guest
Aug 17 2004
0.61
5.0
Aug 17 2004
5.0
Version: 0.61
How are you suposed to get a user name and password ?!?!?!
Guest
Guest
Aug 17 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 17 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
the file has been fixed, it works now
Guest
Guest
Aug 16 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 16 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
same problem. doesnt work. it just briefly pops up in the dock and then disappears...
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
the old version worked, i dont know what is going on :(
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
Me too, can't open (10.3.5)
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
When I "open" the program, nothing happens. Please try making a version which works with stability available. Thanks.
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
This program doesn't work for me either. WHY WASTE PEOPLE'S TIME BY WRITING CRAPWARE? Write a program that at least gives basic functionality and then give it a debut.
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
When I open the app it closes inmediatly. panther 10.3.5
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
I don't understand. When I open the program, it closes immediately! What can be the reason of this?
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2004
0.6
5.0
Aug 15 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6
This is coming along nicely, it has already replaced nicotine for me because of stability and speed alone. Now it just needs to catch up on the features.
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3.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
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