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    BitTorrent Alternatives

    BitTorrent is described as 'peer-to-peer program developed by Bram Cohen and BitTorrent, Inc. used for uploading and downloading files via the BitTorrent protocol. BitTorrent was the first client written for the protocol' and is a very popular Torrent Client in the file sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to BitTorrent for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BitTorrent are Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Free Download Manager.

    BitTorrent is mainly a Torrent Client but alternatives to it may also be Download Managers or Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BitTorrent.
    This page was last updated Nov 13, 2021
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    1. 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 vs BitTorrent opinions
      Almost everyone thinks qBittorrent is a great alternative to BitTorrent.
      No ads anywhere in sight, with a very familiar interface for those switching from bittorrent or the ad ridden bundleware that is utorrent. I've been using qBittorrent for more than a year, and it's shown itself to be very reliable, downloading torrents with no issues.
      Positive comment 10 months ago

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      OKTAYMERCAN The best alternative for BitTorrent and uTorrent.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      No ads, almost-identical UI
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      fabthezen It's lightweight, stable, cross-platform, ad-free, highly customizable and comes with a lot of useful features.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    2. 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.
      Transmission vs BitTorrent opinions
      Most users think Transmission is a great alternative to BitTorrent.
      OKTAYMERCAN its lightweight and small size and GUI is simple.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      Trusted by the Linux community.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      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.
      Most users think µTorrent is a great alternative to BitTorrent.
    3. Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses .
      Almost everyone thinks Deluge is a great alternative to BitTorrent.


    4. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.
    5. 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.
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      Quodpipax THIS IS THE BEST ON ANY OS!!!!!!
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

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      Supermuskox No ads, and enough information to keep me occupied
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    6. 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 .
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      RetroShare is not a bitorrent too !
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    7. LibreTorrent is a Free as in Freedom torrent client for Android, based on libtorrent. Download and share files directly on your device.
    8. PicoTorrent is a tiny BitTorrent client for Windows with low memory usage, high performance and a native user interface. No ads, carefully selected features, and a native user interface integrating seamlessly with your desktop.
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