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rTorrent Alternatives for Windows

rTorrent is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to rTorrent and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to rTorrent are Transmission, µTorrent, WebTorrent and Free Download Manager.

rTorrent alternatives are mainly Torrent Clients but may also be Download Managers or Torrent Streaming Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of rTorrent.
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  • 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...

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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).

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    Most users think qBittorrent is a great alternative to rTorrent.
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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.

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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.

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    Some users think µTorrent is a great alternative to rTorrent, some don't.
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    WebTorrent

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Node.JS
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    • FLATHUB

    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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  5. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

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  6. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

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  7. RetroShare is a open source cross-platform, private and secure decentralized communication system. It lets you to securely chat, share photos, videos, and more, using OpenPGP to authenticate peers and .

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  8. 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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    PicoTorrent

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    PicoTorrent is a 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.

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  10. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze .

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