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KTorrent Alternatives for Mac

KTorrent is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 KTorrent and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to KTorrent are Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Free Download Manager.

KTorrent alternatives are mainly Torrent Clients but may also be Download Managers or App Stores. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KTorrent.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD

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

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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).

    ⚫︎ LightweightqBittorrent consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableqBittorrent can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ 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 KTorrent.
  2. Transmission icon

    Transmission

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Cloudron
    • Xfce

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightTransmission consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableTransmission can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceTransmission either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Transmission without registration.
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    Almost everyone thinks Transmission is a great alternative to KTorrent.


  3. µTorrent icon

    µTorrent

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine

    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.

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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • libtorrent
    • Python

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

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDeluge can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ PortableDeluge can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  5. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

    ⚫︎ PortableFree Download Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. aria2 icon

    aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacearia2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightaria2 consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    RetroShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • OpenSSL
    • OpenPGP

    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 .

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedRetroShare is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedRetroShare is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionRetroShare has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
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  8. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze .

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    Nicotine+

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

    Nicotine+ is a graphical client for the Soulseek peer-to-peer network.

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  10. BitTorrent icon

    BitTorrent

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    BitTorrent is a 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.

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