JSTorrent Alternatives

    JSTorrent is described as 'runs anywhere you have Chrome installed because it runs in pure JavaScript. Can be bought from the Chrome Web Store for a small fee or installed for free from their GitHub repo' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to JSTorrent for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like JSTorrent are Transmission (Free, Open Source), µTorrent (Freemium), Deluge (Free, Open Source) and WebTorrent (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 10, 2021

    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).
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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.
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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.
    3. Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses .
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    4. WebTorrent Desktop is able to instantly stream and play right away video and audio. You don't have to wait for it to finish downloading.
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    5. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
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    6. 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.
    7. 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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    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.
    9. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze . Features:
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