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
      • Linux
      Bitflu is a free BitTorrent client. The client was written in Perl and is designed to run as a daemon (7x24h , like mlnet) on Linux, *BSD and maybe even OSX.

      Discontinued

      The latest commit on GitHub was made on October 23rd, 2015.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      CatTorrent is a simple and lightweight torrent client for Android. Download and play torrents on your phone/tablet.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      BitTorrent Client written in Go. It can be run locally or be hosted in Remote Server with good resources to use that Server as SeedBox. It is Single Completely Statically Linked Binary with Zero External Dependencies .
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Torrentex is lightweight torrent client for Android for downloading content over bittorent protocol. It provides easy and fast torrent downloads anywhere with your mobile device without any limits.

      Discontinued

      The company website is no longer available. Last version, 0.8.3, released in February 2014, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Windows Mobile
      • Python
      Peer file to file transfer using command line interface.

      Discontinued

      The latest update was in July 2017.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      BitTorrent client for Chrome that can stream videos while they're being downloaded ** ALPHA VERSION! ** Your feedback is required! A 100% JavaScript BitTorrent client as a Chrome packaged app. No additional components are required, no native client magic.
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