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  • 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

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    qBittorrent

    The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD). qBittorrent is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku

  • 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

  • Vuze icon

    Vuze

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

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android BSD Chrome

  • RetroShare icon

    RetroShare

    RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and OpenSSL to encrypt all...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.
  • PicoTorrent icon

    PicoTorrent

    PicoTorrent is designed to be a tiny, easy-to-use BitTorrent client with low memory usage.

    Open Source Windows

  • Calypso icon

    Calypso

    Calypso, formerly Kommute, is a cross platfrom file sharing client using the anonymous network MUTE. Developped using C++ and Qt. For windows and linux, portable to other environments. You can try it by following the installation...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.24, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    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.
  • 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/
  • 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 icon

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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

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    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

  • Xtorrent icon

    Xtorrent

    Xtorrent makes torrents super easy. Enter your keywords and Xtorrent instantly searches torrent sites all across the web. It's that simple. Results begin popping up immediately in a simple table view, ranked by quality. You can...

    Commercial Mac

    • Discontinued Last update from 2011, see http://www.newsfirex.com/blog/?p=675
  • BitSpirit icon

    BitSpirit

    BitSpirit is a very powerful and easy-to-use BitTorrent client that provides not only full BitTorrent protocol implementation but also many personalization features. BitSpirit supports simultaneous downloads, download queue, UPNP...

    Free Windows

  • Vuze Leap icon

    Vuze Leap

    [Be careful during the installation: Forum ] A lightweight, ultra-fast and simple to use Bittorrent client than anyone can use. Features ...

    Free Windows

  • 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
  • MediaGet icon

    MediaGet

    Media Get is more than just a bittorrent client! huge movie database search in the torrent trackers play movies and music online media database Embedded multi-format media player. Watch movies and listen to...

    Free Mac Windows

    • Warning This software is suspected because there are a lot of IDENTICAL site about MediaGet: media-get.ru (good WOT reputation), mediaget.com (medium reputation) and media-get.com (bad reputation).
  • Folx icon

    Folx

    Folx is a free application that combines two functionalities - of download manager and torrent client for Mac. Folx makes downloading extremely easy: just open the page with the file to be downloaded, click the link in your browser...

    Freemium Mac

  • FinalTorrent icon

    FinalTorrent

    FinalTorrent helps you Handle your .torrent files Easily find your downloads Get 1-click torrent downloads Quick, easy, and 100% FREE Easy Torrent Search Type keywords in and the results show up right...

    Free Windows

  • Torrent Tornado icon

    Torrent Tornado

    A Torrent Client for Firefox and SeaMonkey, runs everywhere, created in pure JavaScript without binary software!.

    Free Mac Windows Linux SeaMonkey Firefox

  • Atorrent icon

    Atorrent

    aTorrent is a torrent client for Android Phones. It is a closed-source, freemium application that utilizes your phone's mobile connection to download content, but is under active development. Interestingly, users may submit new...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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