Written in the Java programming language, MP3 Rocket is able to run on any computer with Java Virtual Machine installed. Installers are provided for Microsoft Windows and is compatible with Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 andVista.
Mp3 Rocket now features its "3 Ways To Get Stuff" which is to download via thegnutella network, via the BitTorrent network or to watch/listen content on videos or live streams.
- MP3 Rocket offers the sharing of its library through Digital Audio Access Protocol. As such, when MP3 Rocket is running and configured to allow it, any files shared will be detectable on the local network by DAAP-enabled devices (e.g. iTunes).
- You can browse the most gnutella popular downloads, publish a rating of personal favorites, able to preview files while downloading. Users can submit and share TV channels, radio stations and online games. There is currently over 3000 channels which are updated frequently.
- You can also browse the most popular torrents and search for torrents with the integrated search engine. Mp3 Rocket allows only 3 torrents to be downloaded at one time, like Limewire which only allows 3 also. Unlike limewire though, you can upgrade to pro to get unlimited access to everything and get more downloads at a time.
- From version 5.3.1 Mp3 Rocket started to provide protection