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Ive been using Limewire for some time now, and i find that its pretty good. I was just wondering is there anything out there better than Limewire for Mac ???
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Acquisition is my choice.

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Is it possible to use limewire and Acquisition at the same time ?, Think im having trouble connecting with Acquisition
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Sorry- spoke too soon, connected now.seems quite slow
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i shouldnt see why not whats actually happening when you try to connect



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Ok i have it going, i am very impressed, great interface, amazing down-load speeds.

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Acquisition also uses the Limewire core, just a nicer interface.

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I've used Acqlite. It's probably is as fast as LimeWire's "pro" version and does five searches at once.

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I used to use Limewire, but now I use Acquisition and I love it. Limewire usually returns more results, but I find Acquitition has a much higher success rate, and faster downloads.
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Used to use limewire, taking Acquisition for a spin right now.

EDIT: or rather acqlite

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Eh, LimeWire seems better

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"LimeWire seems better"
Why?
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haha BitTorrent isn't P2P

At first LimeWire seemed better because of more search results, but AcqLite is MUCH faster... wow, it's a keeper.

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