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BitComet Alternatives for Linux

BitComet is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to BitComet and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to BitComet are Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Free Download Manager.

BitComet alternatives are mainly Torrent Clients but may also be Download Managers or Video Downloaders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BitComet.
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  1. qBittorrent icon

    qBittorrent

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    70 alternatives to 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).

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    1.  Ad-freeqBittorrent doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightqBittorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  PortableqBittorrent can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsqBittorrent can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Most users think qBittorrent is a great alternative to BitComet.
  2. Transmission icon

    Transmission

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Cloudron
    • Xfce
    69 alternatives to 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 limits, and more.

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    1.  LightweightTransmission consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableTransmission can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfaceTransmission either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Transmission without registration.
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  3. µTorrent icon

    µTorrent

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine
    63 alternatives to µTorrent 

    µTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client that includes standard features such as bandwidth prioritization, scheduling, RSS auto-downloading and Mainline DHT. Additionally, µTorrent supports the Protocol Encryption joint specification and peer exchange.

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    1.  LightweightµTorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableµTorrent can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    µTorrent vs BitComet opinions
    Most users think µTorrent is a great alternative to BitComet.
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    Deluge

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • libtorrent
    • Python
    66 alternatives to 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 client/server...

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    1.  Ad-freeDeluge doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDeluge can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  PortableDeluge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Free Download Manager

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    120 alternatives to Free Download Manager 

    FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

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    1.  PortableFree Download Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Ad-freeFree Download Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  LightweightFree Download Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    uGet

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Xfce
    • aria2
    79 alternatives to uGet 

    uGet is a lightweight and full-featured Download Manager for Linux and Windows. uGet allows you to download in multiple parallel streams for download acceleration, put files in a Download Queue, Pause & Resume downloads, Advanced Category Management, Browser Integration...

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    1.  LightweightuGet consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableuGet can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfaceuGet either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Discontinued

    Last updated: 2021.5.5 (Windows version), 2020.1.9 (Linux version).

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    uGet 1.7.6 running on Ubuntu 10.10
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    BiglyBT

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    63 alternatives to BiglyBT 

    BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze .

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    Vuze

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • Google Chrome
    69 alternatives to Vuze 

    Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to bittorrenting, Vuze allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content.

    Discontinued

    Vuze that hasn’t been updated since 2017.https://fossbytes.com/best-torrent-client-windows-free-torrent-downloaders/

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    KTorrent

    • Linux
    • BSD
    56 alternatives to KTorrent 

    KTorrent is a bittorrent application for KDE Plasma 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 client for...

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  10. Tribler icon

    Tribler

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    42 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  DecentralizedTribler is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
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    Host's IP can be used as exit nodes: it means that if some other user downloads something illegal, you could be prosecuted because your IP appears! Even on Tribler official website, a Disclaimer states: "Do not put yourself in danger. Our anonymity is not yet mature. Tribler does not protect you against spooks and government agencies."

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    Don't have the same functionality

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