Alternatives to PicoTorrent for all platforms with any license

  • µTorrent icon

    µTorrent

    µTorrent, or uTorrent, is a freeware, ad-supported, proprietary BitTorrent client owned and developed by BitTorrent, Inc.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android PortableApps.com Wine

  • Transmission icon

    Transmission

    Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, web seed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku Xfce

  • Deluge icon

    Deluge

    Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses libtorrent (rasterbar) at its core and GTK for the main user interface along with web and console interfaces for advanced...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD libtorrent Python

  • Tixati icon

    Tixati

    Tixati is a peer-to-peer file sharing program that uses the popular BitTorrent protocol. This protocol allows many peers to form a cooperative swarm and download very large files with great efficiency. Tixati is one of the most...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

  • aria2 icon

    aria2

    aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE), and Metalink. aria2 can download a file from multiple sources/protocols and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Xfce

  • Vuze icon

    Vuze

    Vuze is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android BSD Chrome

  • Tribler icon

    Tribler

    Tribler is an application that enables its users to find, enjoy and share content. With content we mean video, audio, pictures, and much more. Tribler has three goals in helping you, the user: find, consume and share content. We...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    rTorrent

    rtorrent is a BitTorrent client for ncurses, using the libtorrent library. The client and library is written in C++ with emphasis on speed and efficiency, while delivering equivalent features to those found in GUI based clients in an...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • FilePizza icon

    FilePizza

    Open source application used to transfer file via WebRTC and WebTorrent. Open the website, select a file and get given a link to send to the recipient. For as long as the page is open users can download from the link provided via...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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  • Halite icon

    Halite

    Halite (named after the mineral) is a C++ BitTorrent client based on the excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. The program also relies heavily on the Boost libraries.

    Open Source Windows libtorrent

    • Discontinued Last version was released on 19/12/2015, as of 2017 app is still stable and working.
  • KTorrent icon

    KTorrent

    KTorrent is a bittorrent application for KDE which allows you to download files using the BitTorrent protocol. It enables you to run multiple torrents at the same time and comes with extended features to make it a full-featured...

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • BitComet icon

    BitComet

    BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download management software, which is powerful, and easy-to-use. It contains many advanced features that can accelerate your downloading up to 5 - 10 times faster, or even more.

    Free Personal Windows

  • Anomos icon

    Anomos

    Anomos is a pseudonymous, encrypted multi-peer-to-peer file distribution protocol. It is based on the peer/tracker concept of BitTorrent in combination with an onion routing anonymization layer, with the added benefit of end-to-end...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Main site has not seen updating since 2008 and SSL cert for it is expired.
  • tTorrent icon

    tTorrent

    tTorrent is a torrent client for Android based devices. Features: - multiple torrent downloading, queuing - search for torrents - Wifi only mode, Wifi or WiMAX mode - able to limit Upload/Download speed - web browser...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • OneSwarm icon

    OneSwarm

    Supports both bittorrent protocol and a friend-to-friend version of the same protocol which in most situations makes you anonymous.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The last code commit on GitHub was on May 25th, 2012.
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  • Free Torrent Download icon

    Free Torrent Download

    Find torrent files and download them to your PC in two steps with Free Torrent Download! This handy application is made to be fast, free and furious in order to save your time and efforts. Free Torrent Download is an easy-to-use...

    Free Windows

    • Bundleware The installer may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Nicotine+ icon

    Nicotine+

    SoulSeek is a p2p network/software, in particular geared towards finding music you may not find elsewhere, and finding about more music you may not know about! Nicotine is a SoulSeek client written in Python, based on the...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • NeoLoader icon

    NeoLoader

    NeoLoader is a download manager/filesharing client, designed to work across network borders. It can download files from various One Click Hosting sites as well as from BitTorrent and eMule/eDonkey2000. In addition to that Neo...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • libtorrent

    libtorrent is a feature complete C++ bittorrent implementation focusing on efficiency and scalability. It runs on embedded devices as well as desktops. It boasts a well documented library interface that is easy to use. It comes with a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

  • BitLord icon

    BitLord

    BitLord is a BitTorrent client written in C++ for Microsoft Windows. Features include the below: Automatic optimization for different connections. Automatic optimization of uploads to achieve the maximum possible download...

    Free Mac Windows

    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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    Patchy

    Patchy is an open-source bittorrent client for Windows. Its goal is to be useful and clean, with no ads and always open source. With all the important features you expect from a bittorrent client (and more), Patchy is a great way to...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 1.2, released in April 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
  • Flush icon

    Flush

    Flush is a GTK-based BitTorrent client. You can use it to download files from the BitTorrent network. Features: * Controlling running instance by command line interface. * Running many instances with different configs from the...

    Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9.12, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
  • CuteTorrent icon

    CuteTorrent

    CuteTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client with a simple, intuitive interface designed to quickly download and share torrent files. At the heart of it’s core resides the powerful libtorrent BitTorrent library.

    Open Source Windows

  • Downpour icon

    Downpour

    Downpour is a web-based BitTorrent client. It supports auto-downloading from RSS feeds and automatic importing and renaming of downloads into a media library, making it ideal for use on a home media server.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released on April 2012, can be still downloaded from Github.
  • NTorrent icon

    NTorrent

    A graphical user interface client to rTorrent (a cli torrent client) written in java. nTorrent can administer a rtorrent process over a network and allows several clients.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in November 2009, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive
  • BitTornado icon

    BitTornado

    BitTornado is a BitTorrent client by TheSHAD0W. It's based on original BitTorrent client by Bram Cohen. It is single torrent program, so you must open new window for every torrent. It does not have many advanced options that...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Hadouken icon

    Hadouken

    Hadouken is an open source BitTorrent client for Windows. It runs as a Windows Service and has a built-in web interface. It is designed to run on servers, HTPCs, and can be controlled remotely with the web interface which is also...

    Open Source Windows

  • Flud icon

    Flud

    Flud is a simple and beautiful BitTorrent client for Android. The power of BitTorrent protocol is now in the palm of your hands. Share files with ease from your phone/tablet. Download files directly to your phone/tablet. Features :...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • LittleShoot icon

    LittleShoot

    The P2P Browser Plugin for integrating file sharing anywhere on the web. LittleShoot is: Easy File Sharing in your Browser Streaming P2P Downloads Searches of YouTube, BitTorrent, LimeWire, Flickr, and More BitTorrent...

    Open Source Mac Windows Internet Explorer Chrome Safari Opera ... Firefox

  • btpd icon

    btpd

    The BitTorrent Protocol Daemon Btpd is a utility for sharing files over the BitTorrent network protocol. It runs in daemon mode, thus needing no controlling terminal or gui. Instead, the daemon is controlled by btcli, its command...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Torrent2exe icon

    Torrent2exe

    Torrent2exe is a small BitTorrent client. Its basic idea is to let users download a custom-built EXE program with the torrent file integrated into it. The program's size is only about 50 kb. Upon its first launch, the program...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

    • Warning Potential abuse.
  • ßTorrent icon

    ßTorrent

    ßTorrent is a fully-featured WebTorrent browser client written in Jade, CoffeeScript and Sass. Features * Informative GUI with easy sharing options * Downloading from an info hash or...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

PicoTorrent Comments

The Best Torrent Client

Positive Comment by victorb
about PicoTorrent Nov 2016

Extremely fast and lightweight. No alternative comes close to this one.

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We hope...

Positive Comment by disfated
about PicoTorrent May 2016

Despite it lacks many features we all used to, it's the most promising replacement for spoiled uTorrent and all the ugly/crapy/buggy/bloaty "alternatives" out there.
Very lightweight, native looking, actively developed by right people.

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Promising ...

Positive Comment by enr00ted
about PicoTorrent Feb 2016

I think one of the most promising clients out there. I have grown tired of the ugly interface of qBittorrent or Deluge. I am surelly not back to the ad, adware, crapware supported clients like Azure, uTorrent and co.

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