qBittorrent Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to qBittorrent for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Transmission, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to qBittorrent and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to qBittorrent are Deluge (Free, Open Source), µTorrent (Freemium), WebTorrent (Free, Open Source) and Free Download Manager (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021

    1. 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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      Transmission vs qBittorrent opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Transmission is a great alternative to qBittorrent.
      ZajferX it has the very basics for torrent downloads but because it is so light it is almost a bit to light on features in my opinion
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

      alexprange Qbittorrent is the best however if you must use alternative then Transmission is the way to go for it simplicity and ease of use.
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

      Lacks basic features like tagging and categories, has issues with seeding torrents
      Top negative comment  about 1 year ago

      isisstelling It has a very simple interface, which can be helpful for people that don't know much about peer-to-peer technologies.
      Positive comment 21 days ago

      Similar functionality to qBittorrent, no ads unlike BitTorrent, uTorrent, BitLord or Vuze
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      TristisOris windows build does not develop.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

    2. Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses .
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      Deluge vs qBittorrent opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Deluge is a great alternative to qBittorrent.
      Similar functionality, more user friendly, but less features.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

      yofaw78034 Provides an excellent web client
      Positive comment about 1 year ago


      • 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.
      µTorrent vs qBittorrent opinions
      Some users think µTorrent is a great alternative to qBittorrent, some don't.
      It's an alternative to download torrents but it includes ads.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      OKTAYMERCAN Most famous and small bittorent cilen(micro torrent thats name). Not open source and not free. Have security bug but I not trust this program I try free and open source alternatives.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

    3. 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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      WebTorrent vs qBittorrent opinions
      Most users think WebTorrent is a great alternative to qBittorrent.
      WebTorrent is a good alternative because of the streaming it produces
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      Supports instant streaming!
      Positive comment about 1 month ago

    4. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
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    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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      Tixati vs qBittorrent opinions
      Most users think Tixati is a great alternative to qBittorrent.
      piante Almost too many features! Integrates its own community for searching and sharing within groups
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    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. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze . Features:
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    8. Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to bittorrenting, Vuze allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content.


      Vuze that hasn’t been updated since 2017.


      Be careful during the installation: Forum

      Most users think Vuze is a great alternative to qBittorrent.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      rtorrent is a BitTorrent client for ncurses, using the libtorrent library. The client and library is written in C++ with emphasis on speed and efficiency, while delivering equivalent features to those found in GUI based clients in an ncurses client.
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