rTorrent Alternatives

    rTorrent is described as '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' and is a popular app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to rTorrent 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 rTorrent are Transmission (Free, Open Source), µTorrent (Freemium), Deluge (Free, Open Source) and WebTorrent (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

    1. Calypso, formerly Kommute, is a cross platfrom file sharing client using the anonymous network MUTE. Developped using C++ and Qt. For windows and linux, portable to other environments. You can try it by following the installation instructions below.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.24, released in May 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Distribyted tries to make easier integrations with other applications among torrent files, presenting them as a standard filesystem. We aim to use some compressed file characteristics to avoid download it entirely, just the parts that we'll need.
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    2. tTorrent is a torrent client for Android based devices.
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    3. "ABC_OKC is a Bittorrent client forked from the old client ABC. I've been improving and maintaining this version since 2004." ABC is an improved client for the Bittorrent peer-to-peer file distribution solution. ABC is based on...
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    4. Streaming torrent client for Node.js.


    5. A torrent client to download, stream and cast torrents. Features: - Stream: No need to wait for the torrent to download. You can stream the videos inside the app as soon as the torrent starts downloading.
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    6. CuteTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client with a simple, intuitive interface designed to quickly download and share torrent files. At the heart of its core resides the powerful libtorrent BitTorrent library.

      Discontinued

      Last version was released on 21/07/2016,still able to download. See https://cutetorrent.info/release-notes/

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    7. Suckless BitTorrent Protocol Daemon.
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    8. Orion is a powerful, lightweight, fast bittorrent client, with beautiful user experience and fastest video and audio streaming capabilities.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      Torrent2exe is a small BitTorrent client. Its basic idea is to let users download a custom-built EXE program with the torrent file integrated into it.

      Warning

      Potential abuse.

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