What do we macusers use instead of kazaa?
March 5, 2003 8:51AM
edited January 2014
I have got a question from my boss why he can´t have Kazaa Media Desktop on his mac
Is there any suggestions on what I should tell him to use instead.
Reply 1 of 12
March 5, 2003 8:55AM
Why don't they make Kazaa for the Mac OS?
Reply 2 of 12
March 5, 2003 9:06AM
We don't steal software and media.
Reply 3 of 12
March 5, 2003 9:25AM
Yes, we don't steal. Stealing is BAD.
Reply 4 of 12
March 5, 2003 9:28AM
That said, this belongs in the
forum. Moving now.
Reply 5 of 12
March 5, 2003 10:54AM
Works fine to me
Reply 6 of 12
March 5, 2003 11:24AM
; target="_blank">limewire</a> - does the same thing as kazza, works for mac.
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Reply 7 of 12
March 5, 2003 11:31AM
There's a Kazaa shadow client called Neo, but it sucks. I recommend DirectConnect or Acquisition.
Reply 8 of 12
March 5, 2003 11:59AM
Does Acquisition see Kazaa networks? It doesn't look like it does.
Reply 9 of 12
March 5, 2003 1:17PM
No, Acquisition uses the gnutella network (alongside LimeWire, BearShare, etc.).
KaZaA is a
network. The client software has to authenticate with a master server to connect. That's why there are no true third party clients for KaZaA.
Reply 10 of 12
March 5, 2003 1:42PM
i like limewire better (never had the chance to use direct connect or acquisition, my dorms have extensive firewalling, so i've been off file sharing networks for quite some time) than neo because with Neo, i guess it is like Kazaa, so it only has 128 mp3s. If i had a pc, i would never use kazaa either!
it's all about being able to pick higher quality stuff... y'know?
Reply 11 of 12
March 5, 2003 2:11PM
i've used limewire, i've found the interface to be really clumsy ( but better than any other i've tried)
if you get limewire pro does anything improve?
Reply 12 of 12
March 5, 2003 2:57PM
Short answer for KaZaA: Their business model depends on third parties being able to install adware and spyware on clients' machines, and that crap is all written in VB. They couldn't port KaZaA over unless all that other crap came over too.
I need hardly say that I'm in no hurry to see KaZaA on the Mac. The last thing we need is that kind of crap compromizing and destabilizing our machines.