KTorrent Alternatives

    KTorrent is described as 'bittorrent application for KDE Plasma which allows you to download files using the BitTorrent protocol' and is a popular app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to KTorrent 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 KTorrent are Transmission (Free, Open Source), µTorrent (Freemium), Deluge (Free, Open Source) and Free Download Manager (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 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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      Most users think qBittorrent is a great alternative to KTorrent.
    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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      Almost everyone thinks Transmission is a great alternative to KTorrent.


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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 KTorrent.
    3. Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses .
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    4. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
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    5. 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.
    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze . Features:
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    9. 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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