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LimeWire vs. Shareaza??.... thoughts?, opinions?
Sorry for the long-winded post, but if you could bear with it, any opinions would be much appreciated.
I've been a LimeWire user now for about a month, I'm presently using version 2.5.5 Pro on a WIN XP Pro platform... So far, for the most part, I've been pleased....
- The clean, uncluttered look & function of the interface.
- The stability...(XP hasn't complained no matter how long I leave the app running).
- The lack of spyware & adware!!! A must in my book... wouldn't even consider a P2P client bundled with spyware & garbage!
I am however, quite dissappointed in the search results and the lack of robust network connectivity!! It seems obvious that LW favors connecting mostly to other LW peers, thus eliminating a signifigant portion of the network!!!
I've recently been reading about a relatively new P2P client named Shareaza! claiming to have the most robust features and network connectivity of any other Gnutella client!... This coming from users who have used many of the P2P clients!! Shareaza also claims to be void of spyware and ads... and is completely free!
So, given all of this... I'd have to admit that Shareaza certainly sounds like a very tempting alternative to LimeWire...
I haven't installed and experimented with Shareaza yet... but before I do, I was wondering if anyone out there has any experience with Shareaza, and could give me some comparative, unbiased feedback / opinions.
Can Shareaza truly be all it is claimed to be... without any drawbacks???
Sounds too good to be true huh...
Thanks again for your time.
Last edited by rutro; September 13th, 2002 at 04:46 AM.
Re: LimeWire vs. Shareaza??.... thoughts?, opinions?
Hey... let's take a calm pill
OK.... well so much for hoping that the members of this board could be solicited for unbiased, non-derogatory, constructive opinions....
From the "tone" of Krieger's response, I see this person has choosen a somewhat combative reply, and obviously completely missed the point!!
Yes, I agree that LW will connect to other peers, but I don't believe the rest of the above quote is 100% correct!
Perhaps I did come to the wrong place.... maybe I would have received a more cordial and diplomatic reply if I had posted this on the Shareaza forum.
Last edited by rutro; September 13th, 2002 at 04:47 AM.
I regularly use both shareaza and LW and don't think its at all easy to say which is best - shareaza is clean fast and in my experience yields the wider range of search results - on the other hand LW is very stable, well designed and yields just as many succesful downloads
shareaza has some very cute features such as the "hit monitor" screen which shows all the "close but not exact" search matches which has led to some very fine discoveries and the "search again" option which doesn't clear the previous search results the way LW does
on the other hand - the latest versions of shareaza has even more slippery ultrapeer connections than LW which can be very irritating at times - but - on the other hand the ultrapeers shareaza connects to are very much more diverse than those LW connects to (hence the wider range of search results I guess - I never realised just how many p2p clients existed)
downloads are possibly marginally faster with shareaza (for me on a dial-up anyway) than is the case with LW and I definetly find the requery/reconnect function better in shareaza
on the other hand - LW has a stability and reliability that is not quite there yet with shareaza
sooooo - I keep using them both - they seem the pick of the bunch to me and even though I think shareaza is a strong contender - my "desert island" choice is still LW
so thats my 2 cents worth - bad_vlad
PS - love the fish/file animation Peerless
Another Thank You....
Another thank you goes out to bad_vlad....
and now I have another 2 cents of very valuable info!
I never knew 4 cents could be worth so much!!!
Thanks again to bad-vlad and Peerless....
Last edited by rutro; September 13th, 2002 at 04:45 AM.
love it - happy_vlad
Last edited by rutro; September 13th, 2002 at 04:45 AM.
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