Alternatives to µTorrent for all platforms with any license

  • Transmission icon

    Transmission

    Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku Xfce

  • qBittorrent icon

    qBittorrent

    The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD libtorrent Haiku ... Qt

  • Deluge icon

    Deluge

    Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux libtorrent Python

  • Free Download Manager icon

    Free Download Manager

    FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously. In addition, Free Download...

    Free Mac Windows

  • 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...

    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 Chrome

  • aria2 icon

    aria2

    aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Xfce

  • BitTorrent icon

    BitTorrent

    BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer program developed by Bram Cohen and BitTorrent, Inc. used for uploading and downloading files via the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Android Tablet

  • FrostWire icon

    FrostWire

    Easy to use BitTorrent Client and YouTube Downloader in one, with built-in search and music library.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet Kindle Fire

  • rTorrent icon

    rTorrent

    rtorrent is a BitTorrent client for ncurses, using the libtorrent library. The client and library is written in C++ with emphasis on...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Halite

    Halite (named after the mineral) is a C++ BitTorrent client based on the excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. The...

    Open Source Windows libtorrent

  • 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...

    Open Source 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...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • FlashGet icon

    FlashGet Discontinued

    FlashGet is a download manager that uses the MHT technique and supports various protocols.

    Free Windows

  • PicoTorrent icon

    PicoTorrent

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

    Open Source Windows

  • OneSwarm icon

    OneSwarm Discontinued

    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

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  • Anomos icon

    Anomos Discontinued

    Anomos is a pseudonymous, encrypted multi-peer-to-peer file distribution protocol. It is based on the peer/tracker concept of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • BitComet icon

    BitComet

    BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download management software, which is powerful, and easy-to-use. It contains many advanced features...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Free Torrent Download icon

    Free Torrent Download Warning

    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 Windows

  • Nicotine+ icon

    Nicotine+ Discontinued

    SoulSeek is a p2p network/software, in particular geared towards finding music you may not find elsewhere, and finding about more...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • tTorrent icon

    tTorrent

    tTorrent is a torrent client for Android based devices. Features: - multiple torrent downloading, queuing - search for torrents ...

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

  • TotalD icon

    TotalD

    Download manager that supports Torrents, Direct Download and online videos. It manages the download and upload of files from the...

    Freemium Windows

  • BitLord icon

    BitLord Bundleware

    BitLord is a BitTorrent client written in C++ for Microsoft Windows. Features include the below: Automatic optimization for...

    Free Mac Windows

  • Patchy icon

    Patchy Discontinued

    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...

    Open Source Windows

  • Flush icon

    Flush Discontinued

    Flush is a GTK-based BitTorrent client. You can use it to download files from the BitTorrent network. Features: * Controlling...

    Open Source Linux

  • Downpour icon

    Downpour Discontinued

    Downpour is a web-based BitTorrent client. It supports auto-downloading from RSS feeds and automatic importing and renaming of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • NeoLoader icon

    NeoLoader

    NeoLoader is a download manager/filesharing client, designed to work across network borders. It can download files from various One...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • FatRat icon

    FatRat

    FatRat is an open source download manager for Linux written in C++ and built on top of the Trolltech Qt 4 library. It is rich in...

    Open Source Linux

  • libtorrent

    libtorrent is a feature complete C++ bittorrent implementation focusing on efficiency and scalability. It runs on embedded devices as...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

  • NTorrent icon

    NTorrent Discontinued

    A graphical user interface client to rTorrent (a cli torrent client) written in java. nTorrent can administer a rtorrent process...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • CuteTorrent icon

    CuteTorrent

    CuteTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client with a simple, intuitive interface designed to quickly download and share torrent...

    Open Source Windows

  • Torrent2exe icon

    Torrent2exe Warning

    Torrent2exe is a small BitTorrent client. Its basic idea is to let users download a custom-built EXE program with the torrent file...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

  • BitSpirit icon

    BitSpirit

    BitSpirit is a very powerful and easy-to-use BitTorrent client that provides not only full BitTorrent protocol implementation but also...

    Free Windows

µTorrent Comments

You can hide the ads just by changing the settings

Comment by kip0d
about µTorrent Aug 2016

Follow this easy guide to remove the ads:

http://www.wikihow.com/remove-sponsored-ads-from-utorrent

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no no 4 Helpful

Comment by sebastiandowny
about µTorrent Apr 2016

it used to be a great app but now its horrible, way too many ads and they open automatically. I don't like it anymore

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Terrible 3 Helpful

Comment by declanmarks
about µTorrent Apr 2016

uTorrent is terrible now. A few years ago it used to be a great application, but now it is bloated ads everywhere. I switched from uTorrent to Deluge because it was causing 100% CPU usage but have never gone back. I much prefer Deluge.

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Autoclicks its own ads 2 Helpful

Comment by armed10
about µTorrent Apr 2016

I don't mind ad-supported, but I do mind getting dating/borderline pornographic ads. Even worse, it clicks on its own ads.

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FULL of spywares, avoid at all cost! 4 Helpful

Comment by orangeutan
about µTorrent Mar 2016

slow, many holes and spams

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No more Bitcoin miner, but yearly subscription 1 Helpful

Comment by Venom88
about µTorrent Feb 2016

BitTorrent, after being in hot water ever since it offered a Bitcoin miner in uTorrent, promised that it would move away from the bundled software monetization model.
On February 12th it announced that uTorrent Ad-Free, an advertisement free version of the program, will cost $4.95 per year.

Source: http://www.ghacks.net/2016/02/13/utorrent-ad-free-comes-with-a-4-95-per-year-tag/

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All I've ever needed for years. never any problems. if you don't like the ads get the pro version -1 Helpful

Comment by girlwiththenerdytattoo
about µTorrent Oct 2015

All I've ever needed for years. never any problems. if you don't like the ads get the pro version

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Just Curious

Comment by realnabarl
about µTorrent Jul 2015

A few years ago some sites give torrents and tell you to use utorrent to get best speed, I tried another bittorrent downloader but it can't download the stuff. So if this situation is still exist we should still use uTorrent, does it still exist?

Well I don't want to stuck on this problem, I just downloaded an portable version and removed the ads. Now the application is just like it was :)

[Edited by realnabarl, July 24]

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bloated with ads 1 Helpful

Comment by lukasmuller
about µTorrent Jun 2015

was once the best torrent app, but nowadays it's just adware with the possibility to download torrents. stay away!
Mac users: Get Transmission now!

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Just Move On 1 Helpful

Comment by Satuim
about µTorrent May 2015

Crapware and now a Bitcoin Miner!
It maybe possible to remove both. But its honestly time to move on

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uTorrent installs crapware ... stay away! Closed source too

Comment by hritcu
about µTorrent and qBittorrent, Deluge, Transmission Mar 2015

Installs crapware ... stay away!
http://tech.slashdot.org/story/15/03/06/1639244/utorrent-quietly-installs-cryptocurrency-miner
http://forum.utorrent.com/topic/87963-thanks-for-installing-conduit/

Better open source alternatives out there: Transmission, qBittorrent, Deluge

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Complementary bitcoin mining (at your expense!) 1 Helpful

Comment by VitaminYes
about µTorrent Mar 2015

The ads were obnoxious, but this is just absurd and is my final straw with uTorrent

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How to Remove Sponsored Ads from uTorrent

Comment by jharel
about µTorrent Nov 2014

This is how to remove ads from utorrent with user settings

http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Sponsored-Ads-from-uTorrent

You're welcome.

[Edited by jharel, November 08]

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Use version 2.2.1 1 Helpful

Comment by svadhisthana7
about µTorrent Mar 2014

Later versions are bloated and come with ads. Version 2.2.1 is lightweight and has everything you need.

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