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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Downpour is a web-based BitTorrent client. It supports auto-downloading from RSS feeds and automatic importing and renaming of downloads into a media library, making it ideal for use on a home media server.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released on April 2012, can be still downloaded from Github.

    1. Just paste the magnet-link or open the torrent-file and instantly start downloading or playing content absolutely anonymous and secure through your browser. You don't need to install anything else! Without registration!


    2. Rapid bay is a self hosted video service/torrent client that makes playing videos from torrents as easy as: 1. Opening the webapp on a phone/laptop/tablet/smartTV. 2. Searching for content. 3. Selecting desired video file. 4. Waiting for Download/Conversion.
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    3. The P2P Browser Plugin for integrating file sharing anywhere on the web. LittleShoot is: Easy File Sharing in your Browser Streaming P2P Downloads Searches of YouTube, BitTorrent, LimeWire, Flickr, and More BitTorrent Downloads in your Browser Open Source
    4. Xtorrent makes torrents super easy. Enter your keywords and Xtorrent instantly searches torrent sites all across the web. It's that simple.

      Discontinued

      Last update from 2011, see http://www.newsfirex.com/blog/?p=675

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • rTorrent
      A graphical user interface client to rTorrent (a cli torrent client) written in java. nTorrent can administer a rtorrent process over a network and allows several clients.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.1, released in November 2009, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive

      NTorrent vs rTorrent opinions
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      NTorrent is a GUI for rTorrent.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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    5. Torium is a minimalistic, easily configurable torrent client for Linux and Windows.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2013-04-24. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/torium/

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      aDownloader is a native bit torrent (bittorrent/P2P) downloader for Android devices. You may search online torrent and or add torrent from local sdcard. aDownloader is also a http downloader that supports break-resume.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      aTorrent is a torrent client for Android Phones. It is a closed-source, freemium application that utilizes your phone's mobile connection to download content, but is under active development. Interestingly, users may submit new feature requests using the uservoice.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      A bit torrent client for your phone or tablet! A multithreaded BitTorrent client. Download torrents directly with your phone! Lite version is limited to one download at a time, but with no speed limit!
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