Transmission Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Transmission for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux 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 Transmission and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Transmission are Deluge (Free, Open Source), µTorrent (Freemium), WebTorrent (Free, Open Source) and Free Download Manager (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

    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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      qBittorrent vs Transmission opinions
      Almost everyone thinks qBittorrent is a great alternative to Transmission.
      ZeroNet_io Possibly has all Transmission features and much more.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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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.
      zahrun Great interface, complete, fast and efficient
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      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.
      µTorrent vs Transmission opinions
      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.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    3. 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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    4. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
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    5. 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.
    6. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE), and Metalink.
    7. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze . Features:
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.
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    8. Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to bittorrenting, Vuze allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content.

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      Be careful during the installation: Forum

      Discontinued

      Vuze that hasn’t been updated since 2017.
      https://fossbytes.com/best-torrent-client-windows-free-torrent-downloaders/

      Almost everyone thinks Vuze is a great alternative to Transmission.
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