Alternatives to µTorrent for all platforms with any license

  • qBittorrent icon


    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

    • Open source alternative, actively maintain, and doesn't use your machine as a bitcoin miner
      InsaneFromEarthJun 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • NO ads, Cross-Platform, free and Open source, tiny, simple and powerful.
      Guest • May 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Transmission icon


    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

    • Transmission is an easy-to-use, open source torrent client. It's an excellent alternative to uTorrent because it is open source, which means you can have higher confidence in it not violating your privacy, e.g. through reporting what you're downloading. Transmission is as good an alternative as qBittorrent, but has a simpler interface.
      JohnFastman8 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • Built-in in many linux distro. Simple and excellent. It does not display any advertising. It has speed control and queue manager
      thallisphpOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Deluge icon


    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

    • It's free, doesn´t have ads, works great and it's gorgeous.
      Guest • 12 days ago Disagree   Agree
  • 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

    • FDM has a BitTorrent plugin that allows you to download torrents
      Venom88Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Tixati icon


    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

    • Best torrent client available, no crapware, no fuss. Full of features and nice on system resources.
      Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • aria2 icon


    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

  • Vuze icon


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

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android Chrome

  • BitTorrent icon


    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


    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

  • Tribler icon


    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

  • rTorrent icon


    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

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  • Halite icon


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

    Open Source Windows libtorrent

    • Libre piece of code, uses libtorrent as main engine, very light on resources, simple yet sufficiently verbose GUI, no installation needed.
      AtoshiOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • KTorrent icon


    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


    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

  • PicoTorrent icon


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

    Open Source Windows

    • Tiny, super fast, low memory, no ads, no bloat, no crap, actively developed.
      disfatedMay 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • FlashGet icon

    FlashGet Discontinued Bundleware

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

    Free Windows

  • Free Torrent Download icon

    Free Torrent Download Bundleware

    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

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  • TotalD icon


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

    Freemium Windows

  • tTorrent icon


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

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

    • Option to edit trackers and download the file anywhere in external sd card too.
      apoorvaamanNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • 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

  • 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

  • FatRat icon


    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

  • BitComet icon


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

    Free Personal Windows

  • MediaGet icon

    MediaGet Warning

    Media Get is more than just a bittorrent client! huge movie database search in the torrent trackers play movies and...

    Free Mac Windows

  • 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

  • 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

  • LibreTorrent icon


    LibreTorrent is a Free as in Freedom torrent client for Android 4 and later, based on libtorrent. Download and share files directly on...

    Open Source Android

  • 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

  • CuteTorrent icon


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

    Open Source 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

  • Nicotine+ icon


    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

  • Flud icon


    Flud is a simple and beautiful BitTorrent client for Android. The power of BitTorrent protocol is now in the palm of your hands. Share...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • Torrentex icon

    Torrentex Discontinued

    Torrentex is lightweight torrent client for Android for downloading content over bittorent protocol. It provides easy and fast torrent...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • NeoLoader icon


    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

µTorrent Comments

You can hide the ads just by changing the settings 1 Helpful

Comment by kip0d
about µTorrent Aug 2016

Follow this easy guide to remove the ads:


no no 4 Helpful

Negative 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


Terrible 3 Helpful

Negative 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.


Autoclicks its own ads 2 Helpful

Negative 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.


FULL of spywares, avoid at all cost! 4 Helpful

Negative Comment by orangeutan
about µTorrent Mar 2016

slow, many holes and spams


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.



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

Positive 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


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]


bloated with ads 1 Helpful

Negative 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!


Just Move On 1 Helpful

Negative 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


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

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

Installs crapware ... stay away!

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


Complementary bitcoin mining (at your expense!) 1 Helpful

Negative Comment by VitaminYes
about µTorrent Mar 2015

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


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

You're welcome.

[Edited by jharel, November 08]


Use version 2.2.1 1 Helpful

Positive 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.