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Transmission Alternatives

Transmission is described as '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' and is a leading Torrent Client in the file sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Transmission 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 Transmission are Deluge, µTorrent, WebTorrent and Free Download Manager.

Transmission 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 Transmission.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • PortableApps.com
  • Haiku
  • Cloudron
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Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and...

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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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    Almost everyone thinks qBittorrent is a great alternative to Transmission.
    gutzsant

    Excellent for private trackers.

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    ZeroNet_io

    Possibly has all Transmission features and much more.

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  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 Transmission opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Deluge is a great alternative to Transmission.
    StagnantPentagon

    You can connect to a remote Deluge daemon from a native client, which works great for a seedbox. There is a transmission-remote-gui project, but it’s not as great.

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    zahrun

    Great interface, complete, fast and efficient

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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 Transmission, some don't.
    jwassen

    Advertising. A lot of advertising. Clogged with unnecessary information interface. no longer a small installation size. And a constant reminder to purchase the paid version.

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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. 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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    Almost everyone thinks Tixati is a great alternative to Transmission.
  7. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

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    LibreTorrent

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    LibreTorrent is a Free as in Freedom torrent client for Android, based on libtorrent. Download and share files directly on your device.

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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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