How to fix ‘App not installed’ error while downloading FrostWire Plus from outside Google Play?

On this post you will learn how to fix “app not installed” error while downloading FrostWire Plus from outside Google Play. FrostWire Basic and FrostWire Plus are based on the same code, but FrostWire Plus has the ability to download from YouTube and SoundCloud in addition to the BitTorrent Network.

  1. Backup your FrostWire downloads saved within the SD card to make sure you won’t lose any of your files when uninstalling the app. (Check here how to backup your files downloaded)
  2. Open your Settings > Application Manager > All and select FrostWire, then click the button “Force stop” and “Uninstall” the app.
  3. Open your internet browser – Firefox or any browser other than Chrome – on your device and go to http://www.frostwire.com/downloads
  4. Select the Android icon on the website and then click on the button “Get the APK”
  5. Open your file manager (like File Commander) and go to the folder “Downloads”
  6. Select the .apk file downloaded from frostwire.com/downloads (it should be frostwire-android-release-[versionNumber]-b[buildNumber]-plus.apk) and open it with the app “Package Installer”
  7. Follow the instructions to install the app and let us know if you still get the message “Application not installed” at the end.

 

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Get FrostWire 6.3.4. for Windows, Mac and Linux! New Media Player Included!

Get FrostWire 6.3.4!

Big News! Today, we are releasing a new FrostWire version (6.3.4) for Windows, Mac and Linux.This update features a major upgrade.Now, FrostWire includes a new Media Player build based on bleeding edge mplayer +1.3.0 and ffmpeg +3.0, which not just allows you to play a lot of videos you might not have been able to play before, it’s a faster player which uses your computer CPU more efficiently, featuring over 2 years worth of upgrades by hundreds of open source contributors worldwide.

Moreover, this new MPlayer previews fine all YouTube audio/video. It supports VP8, VP9 and HEVC codecs, so now you are allowed to watch millions of videos. The new Mplayer features over 2 years of fixes and upgrades in audio/video technology included.

Our YouTube search has been fixed so expect more search results after the update!

Changelog

frostwire (6.3.4) stable; urgency=high
* Fixes YT search issues
* New media player based on mplayer 1.3.0 and ffmpeg 3.0 fixes
YT audio preview issues, video playback issues. VP8, VP9, HEVC support.

— FrostWire Team <contact@frostwire.com> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:59:05 -0500

What is FrostWire?

FrostWire, a BitTorrent Client & YouTube Downloader that makes it easier to search, download, play and share content from the BitTorrent network & cloud sources, all in one place, announced today its new ‘preview’ and ‘play as you download’ capabilities for Android phones and tablets. The new preview feature not just enables users with a more convenient way to find and discover content, it makes downloading optional in some cases.

New FrostWire 6.0.4 available

Download FrostWire 6.0.4 now, free

frostwire (6.0.4) stable; urgency=high
* When transfers are finished they no longer show as 'Paused',
they show as 'Finished'.
* Fixes issues with incomplete files.
* Fixes issues importing too many songs to iTunes playlist.
* Fixes issue on which adding a whole torrent after starting a partial
download would not merge the two and continue to download the rest
of the torrent.

— FrostWire Team <contact@frostwire.com> Fri, 16 January 2015 14:31:06 -0500

FrostWire is a free, open source BitTorrent client first released in September 2004, as a fork of LimeWire. It was initially very similar to LimeWire in appearance and functionality, but over time developers added more features, including BitTorrent support. In version 5, Gnutella support was dropped entirely, and FrostWire is only a BitTorrent client. Development of the program has been active since the program was first released in September 2004.