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PicoTorrent is described as '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' and is a popular Torrent Client in the file sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PicoTorrent 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 PicoTorrent are Transmission, µTorrent, Deluge and Free Download Manager.

PicoTorrent 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 PicoTorrent.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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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).

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeqBittorrent doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ 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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    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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    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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    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 .

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeDeluge doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ 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.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeFree Download Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    aria2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Xfce

    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.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freearia2 doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  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.

    ⚫︎ DecentralizedTixati is based on a decentralized infrastructure with no single entity controlling it.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeTixati doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ PortableTixati can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableTixati is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  8. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze .

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeBiglyBT doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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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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    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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