Alternatives to µTorrent for Linux with any license

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  • qBittorrent icon

    qBittorrent

    The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku

    • Open source alternative, actively maintain, and doesn't use your machine as a bitcoin miner InsaneFromEarthJun 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • qBittorrent is far better than uTorrent for the following reasons: 1) It's open source (more trustworthy - you can check the code that it's not reporting/data-mining what you're downloading; 2) Works on all platforms; 3) It's got all the same functionality, perhaps even more. No reason to stay with uTorrent and trust them blindly. JohnFastmanDec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Free of adware, open source, fast, simple and very efficient. No doubt. The best. fosfatonitrosoJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It is very fast and has a torrent search from within the application itself ahmad360Jan 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • qBittorrent is the way uTorrent used to be. It hasn't gotten bloated like uTorrent but still has a fair amount of advanced features that you'd want in a torrent program (i.e web interface, torrent feeds, etc). TastyWheatApr 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Simply the best. Has everything you want in a ligtweight torrent client. hassantayyab9 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • qBittorrent: GPL, no adware and malware, Linux, BSD, and iOS versions, CLI, HTTP Web seeding, and tracker exchange. KorwinJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku Xfce

    • 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
    • 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. JohnFastmanNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Elegant interface design, simple and efficient. DeviatedApr 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Doesn't contain a virus and is easy to use. Guest • Jan 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Deluge icon

    Deluge

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD libtorrent ... Python

    • It's free, doesn´t have ads, works great and it's gorgeous. Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • I had issues both with uTorrent and qBittorrent. Deluge just works Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • It is supported for Raspberry Pi, it is simple and good headphoneampFeb 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Similar looks, functionality and speed. A breeze! Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    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...

    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
    • It has a lot of features, very high and accurate control of bandwidth and it doesn't have a single ad. headphoneampFeb 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    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. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Xfce

  • 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

    • Warning Bundleware Be careful during installation. https://www.virustotal.com/es/file/60a309e91ba1039c3527053867e0e210ff2e18628a01acc264d82430e6436889/analysis/1488457993/
  • 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 speed and efficiency, while...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

  • KTorrent icon

    KTorrent

    KTorrent is a bittorrent application for KDE which allows you to download files using the BitTorrent protocol.

    Open Source Linux BSD

  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

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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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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

    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